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2374 - Cloud Systems Administrator

Company: Procession Systems
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


We are seeking for a Cloud Systems Administrator who will be the primary system administrator and PC Support for an Azure-based system supporting primarily web-deployed applications in Java supported by backend Oracle Databases. Majority of virtual machines are windows-based with the Oracle Databases and Java Application servers running on Linux. Environment is comprised on 3 distinct zones: PRODUCTION, TEST, and DEVELOPMENT. PC Support involves the distribution of laptops and peripherals to new users and assisting them in configuration of accounts (email, web, VPN, etc..) during and after the onboarding process.

This role also involves being a member of the System Architecture Team and Configuration Control Board (CCB) and providing design input on changes, and upgrades that could affect system functionality or security. As the system Administrator, you are required to respond to bugs and trouble tickets to maintain the highest levels of system performance and security compliance.


  • Deploying VMs into Virtual Networks (Windows and Linux).
  • Configuring VMs for Optimum Cost, Performance, and Security.
  • Daily management of Azure resources (servers, workstations, disk, etc.) across three zones: PRODUCTION, TEST, and DEVELOPMENT.
  • Execution and oversight of Maintenance Windows on a bi-weekly basis to apply patches, upgrades, and deploy new software.
  • Responding to assigned trouble tickets and work requests.
  • Support for team members using Azure Virtual Desktops.
  • Communicate mission needs to the Cloud Service provider and attend functional meetings to ensure the system stays current on all cloud policies and procedures.
  • Work with architecture team to deploy the most capable and scalable server configurations to meet mission needs while remaining cost effective.
  • Backing up/Recovering data.
  • Securing Data against unauthorized access.
  • Work with Information Assurance (IA) personnel to track down, eliminate or mitigate security issues that affect the operation status of the system.
  • Applying updates and patches to VMs to ensure systems remain in compliance with all security policies and rules.
  • Management and deployment of Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for Windows and Linux.
  • Provisioning users, groups, and roles.
  • Managing Azure storage accounts, Azure Files, and user access to these accounts.
  • Use tools such as Azure Copy, Azure Jobs, Azure Storage Manager, Azure File Sync, Azure Resource Manager, Azure Disk Encryption.
  • Assisting new personnel during on-boarding with Laptop and peripheral support, requesting network access to shared resources, and insuring compliance with all system access policies. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science preferred.
    • 5 years related work experience of which at least one must be specialized.
    • Equivalent combination of knowledge and specialized experience may be acceptable in lieu of a degree.
    • Government contract may require person to possess proof of U.S. citizenship.
    • Background with Windows (2016 server, 2019 server, and Windows 10) and Linux is required.
    • Experience and ability to code in PowerShell and Windows Script
    • A knowledge of leveraging Azure capabilities such as (but not limited to): Azure Templates, Azure Logging and Analytics, Azure Monitor queries, Active Directory integration, Azure Virtual Desktop, Azure Storage and Azure Bastion.
    • Solid experience in Laptop/Desktop hardware setup and configuration as well as integrating new PCs into existing network and assisting users with account provisioning. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Exposure to Azure Application Services and Containers
      • Experience managing servers running Oracle Database products
      • Experience managing Applications servers, specifically Internet Information Server (IIS) 10 and Tomcat 9/10
      • Some level of programming knowledge. Basic knowledge of one of the programming languages such as preferable: Java, C#, Python. Knowledge of Web-based scripting and markup is also desired: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
      • Experience with Red Hat or Oracle Enterprise Linux
      • Familiarity with SFTP, HTTPS protocols CLEARANCE:
        • Secret minimum

Keywords: Procession Systems, Arlington , 2374 - Cloud Systems Administrator, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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