Dine Development Corporation

  • Sr. Solaris System Administrator

    Job Location US-PA-Mechanicsburg
    Posted Date 3 days ago(4/23/2019 12:37 PM)
  • Overview

    NOVA Corporation is 100% tribally owned by the Navajo Nation.
    NOVA Corporation is dedicated to providing outstanding services to its customers and employees. Our strength is in our ability to understand our client's needs and deliver a solution that will not only meet those needs but exceed their expectations.
    NOVA Corporation strives to be innovative in all areas of business and is committed to technical excellence. Our corporate offices are located on the Navajo Nation reservation in Window Rock, Arizona, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Columbia, Maryland.
    NOVA Corporation provides unique, custom solutions to meet our customers’ communications needs. Our solutions provide communication capabilities using modern technology. At their most complex, they are multi-purpose systems that gather information from dozens of different sources. The information is presented to decision makers immediately, visually, clearly.
    NOVA Corporation will accommodate individuals with disabilities that need assistance applying for open positions

    Advertised Job Title

    Sr. Solaris System Administrator


    The candidate will support the development and implementation of systems diagnostic and maintenance tools to ensure the availability and functionality of systems required in support of organizational objectives through the following actions:

    • Develop standards and criteria for accessing server performance, availability, capacity, or configuration problems.
    • Develop procedures for responding to new threats to systems to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
    • Check files for problems and review operations to ensure only valid processes are running.
    • Reallocate resources as they become available, optimize system performance, and recommend additional components to improve overall performance.
    • Support the evaluation and recommendations for the selection of new system diagnostic tools.
    • Manage the installation of software and hardware fixes, updates and enhancements.
    • Control the current versions and future releases of application software and document the physical configuration of information systems.
    • Optimize the functionality of networks and systems and diagnoses and recover failed systems.
    • Apply information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of system administration services.
    • Support the installation and configuration of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications and software and hardware products.
    • Work closely with customers for seamless integration.
    • Support preparation of New Servers for turnover to the customer.
    • Provide maintenance on existing servers.

    Functional Responsibilities

    • The candidate must provide senior level systems administration support to the SMC Mech Unix Server Support Group’s Unix based servers. Mandatory Solaris 10 experience. Mandatory 3+ years as senior Solaris Administrator (1+ of those years to include Solaris zone administration). Mandatory requirement to have ability to work independently and proactively on all basic Solaris Administration tasks Mandatory ability to administer 25+ UNIX servers. Other skills to include experience with Sun Cluster, Trusted Extension, BladeLogic, ZFS. For all other operating systems, preferred is at least ten years of general experience in systems software support, of which at least three years is specialized experience in the area of Unix servers.




    Clearance Required

    • Top Secret Clearance 

    Minimum Education / Certifications / Training

    • Five years of general ADP experience will be considered for a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or other related degree in information system technology/engineering.
    • Security+CE certification required. The candidate has 6 months from start date to obtain their Security+CE certification if they do not already have it.

    Certifications Required


    Certifications Preferred


    Clearance Required

    Top Secret Clearance


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