Overview NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe. NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com Responsibilities NCI: As a Senior SolarWinds Administrator , you will provide services in support of the Army Product Director Acquisition, logistics, and Technology Enterprise systems and Services (PD ALTESS). PD ALTESS provides enterprise class data center services ranging from server hosting, software design and system architecture to lifecycle management, problem solving and Enterprise Service desks for PD ALTESS hosted customers and associated users. PD ALTESS has a mission to keep systems up and running and serving customers twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and three hundred sixty-five days a year. PD ALTESS supports multiple missions throughout the DoD, Army and Federal workspaces. Data centers supported are expansive and integrated across multiple geographical locations, consisting of both physical and virtual architectures, supporting hundreds of programs, thousands of virtual servers and millions of users worldwide. The missions we supported is varied and complex. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments. Qualifications Highlights of Responsibilities: * Capable of being proactive and working independently with minimal technical direction. * Communicate in an effective manner. * This position is for a Senior SolarWinds Administrator/Engineer in a mixed and growing environment currently supporting MS Windows server 2008 R2/2012R2/2016/2019, Microsoft SQL 2012/2014/2017, MS Windows 2010, VMWare 6.x. and OEL 6x-7x, and Oracle Operating systems along with multiple Commercial off the shelf (COTS) and custom applications. * This position will work with the existing team members who are responsible for SCCM and SolarWinds in three (3) environments to help teams manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers in mixed customer environment. * This position will plan, execute and implement new system hardware and software and create and maintain team technical instructions, operating procedures and policies as needed. * This position will need to be adept at monitoring and tuning system performance, ongoing operation of the servers, hardening of the servers and reporting of the overall security and operational status. * The position will also recommend improvements to the enterprise and manage new software/hardware integrations when required while also providing utilization reports using existing tools to identify problems and corrective actions as needed. * The position will need excellent communication and team skills. * This position will provide support towards the lifecycle of a mixed environment of vendor equipment in the datacenter to include firmware version control and periodic preventive maintenance. This position will also need to be able to recommend, demonstrate, and implement technologies to help expand, upgrade, and increase efficiencies to the current environment. Requirements: * Clearance: Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance * Information Assurance (IA) Certification (required on day one of employment): DOD 8570 IAT II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP) * Computing Environment (CE) Certification: (i.e., MCSE, Server+, CCNA, RedHat, Palo, VMware etc.) - can be waived for 30 days after project join date. * Education/Experience: BA +10 years (Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent) * Five or more years' experience designing, developing, documenting, implementing, and maintaining complex end-to-end system/application monitoring capabilities in a complex network preferably utilizing SolarWinds. * Three more years' experience in automating assigned tasks utilizing PowerShell and/ or Linux scripting technologies such as bash * Five or more years' experience working in an environment with complex networking solutions with senior level fundamental knowledge in networking principles (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SNMP) * Five or more years' experience creating, maintaining, following Standard Operating Procedures for repeatable processes, disaster recovery, and common problem resolution * Three or more years of Microsoft SQL query and reporting creation experience * Three or more years' experience supporting Cybersecurity patch management and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), Security Requirement Guides (SRG), Risk Management Framework (RMF), Security Control Assessor-Validator (SCA-V), and Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRI) * Strong interpersonal skills and willing to be a team player : This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions: * Sitting for long periods * Standing for long periods * Ambulate throughout an office * Ambulate between several buildings * Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required * Travel by land or air transportation 25% It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.