Red Arch Solutions

Senior Systems Administrator

US-MO-St. Louis
Job ID
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


We are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


Red Arch is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support NGA.


The scope of this contract relates to the development and maintenance of the DART application and database for NGA.


Responsibilities/Job Function:

  • Maintain DART application availability

  • Perform full system upgrades and maintenance updates for Windows OS

  • Troubleshoot hardware issues and repair operating system (OS) issues

  • Verify incremental and full system backups and recovery are collected by ArcSight software

  • Troubleshoot and maintain integrity of Oracle databases

  • Maintain integrity of the system through metrics collection on system errors, failures and downtime

  • Maintain security posture to support system Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) continuous monitoring process

  • Respond to network issues that adversely impact DART, by coordinating with the NGA/Transport team for resolution

  • Remotely install software releases and upgrades on Windows machines

  • Manage user account information

  • Evaluate and install security patches (IAVAs)

  • Create and ensure operation of Active Directory (AD) and Domain Name Service (DNS)

  • Create accounts and set up user specific access

  • Ensure the proper operation of DART Authentication via the DART web portal

  • Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems

  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

  • Provide continual improvement recommendations for engineering and administration of cloud structure, processes, and practices

Minimum Qualifications

  • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Poly
  • Demonstrated experience in Windows Server operating environments

  • Demonstrated experience in JBOSS Server

  • Demonstrated experience in Apache Web Server

  • Demonstrated experience in ESRI ArcGIS

  • Demonstrated experience in OpenGeo Server

  • Demonstrated experience in Oracle Spatial

  • Demonstrated experience in PostgreSQL + PostGIS

  • Specific experience: Microsoft Windows Server

  • Demonstrated experience in Oracle DB

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and four (4) years of relevant technical experience

    • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience administering the DART application for NGA

  • Experience maintaining and provisioning services in the AWS C2S cloud


Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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