Job Description :
IAM/ Linux System Admin
3 Months
Washington, DC
Either Webcam or In Person

Short Description:
This role is a Linux System Admin will work within the DC One Card program team to administer and support Linux and Windows in support of the IAM platform.

Complete Description:
DC1C OIAM is looking for an experienced, independent and solution-oriented Applications System Administrator to manage and support the Linux and Windows environments used by the DC One Card IAM platform. The System Administrator will also be tasked with supporting system development efforts, health and performance monitoring and working with the Citywide Information Technology Security team to maintain security of the platform.

The DC One Card (DC1C) Identity and Access Management (IAM) program was initiated to put a single ID card into the hands of District government residents, workers and customers for all their DC government needs. Most recently, the DC1C program begun provisioning digital federated credentials to be used to access online District services.

Detailed Responsibilities Include:
Manages the day-to-day operations of the Linux and Windows systems by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained. Applies revisions to host system firmware and software.
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
Apply patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
Works with centralized Linux administration and database administration team to assist support activities.
Perform periodic audits of system security settings.
Analyze known security vulnerabilities and threats of OS, JRE and Application Servers. Work towards to resolving the vulnerabilities.
Install and configure Linux based application and Java based application in the environment.
Deploy application and configuration in JBoss environment with proven back out plan.
Create scripts to automate routine administrative tasks.
Ensure consistency across the various platform environments (e.g., DEV, QA, PROD
Establish Disaster Recovery environments and procedures and test periodically.
Schedule and apply SSL certificate updates in advance of their expiration.
Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends with little advanced notice.


Behavior Characteristics:
Must possess good communications and writing skills, be organized, have ability to define and socialize new processes, & must be team-oriented and performance-oriented. Self-starter with a strong work ethic focused on getting the job done.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience

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CONTRACT JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsibilities:
1. Coordinates IT project management, engineering, maintenance, QA, and risk management.
2. Plans, coordinates, and monitors project activities.
3. Develops technical applications to support users.
4. Develops, implements, maintains and enforces documented standards and procedures for the design, development, installation, modification, and documentation of assigned systems.
5. Provides training for system products and procedures.
6. Performs application upgrades.
7. Performs, monitoring, maintenance, or reporting on real- time databases, real-time network and serial data communications, and real-time graphics and logic applications.
8. Troubleshoots problems.
9. Ensures project life-cycle is in compliance with District standards and procedures.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience


Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
Extensive experience supporting administration and installation of Linux OS
Required
11
Years
Prior experience maintaining, installing and upgrading security and critical patches on Linux OS
Required
8
Years
Prior experience maintaining installing and upgrading security and critical patches for Windows OS
Required
5
Years
Prior hands on experience managing, configuring and upgrading JBOSS
Required
5
Years
Prior experience developing procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
Required
5
Years
Understanding of routers; firewalls; switches; hubs; bridges; NICs; WAPs; SAN; modems and firewalls
Required
8
Years
Prior experience in configuration of IP Address, DNS, Gateway of application, and able to configure routing tables.
Required
8
Years
Experience with system configuration and capacity planning and should be able to independently identify the root cause of system outages.
Required
8
Years
Prior experience working with Ticketing systems related to support issues
Required
8
Years
Apache, Tomcat and or WEblogic
Highly desired
4
Years
Ability to manage directory servers such as ODSEE and OpenDJ.
Desired
3
Years
Ability to support user account maintenance activities using Oracle waveset
Desired
1
Years
Comfortable training others and providing knowledge transfer
Desired
3
Years
Intermediate to advance knowledge on database query languages such as PL SQL, MSSQL.
Desired
3
Years
11-15 yrs planning, coordinating, and monitoring project activities
Required
11
Years
11-15 yrs leading projects, ensuring they are in compliance with established standards/procedures
Not Required


Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience
Not Required



Questions
Description
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?

Question 2
Please list candidate''s email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.

Question 3
There are no reimbursable expenses. Do you accept this requirement?

Question 4
This position is designated to require enhanced suitability by the District of Columbia. Any candidate must get FBI fingerprint background check prior to starting. The candidate must be able to start within 21 days of engagement request. Do you accept this requirement?