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Operational Computer Systems Analyst

Company Name:
National Security Agency
Responsibilities

Daily management of site
computer
systems such as user administration, backup and user account management. Enforce server and workstation configuration standards.
Administer primarily Microsoft Windows servers with a lesser role administering Unix/Linux/Enterprise Storage servers supporting Intranet, Internet, email, and application
services
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Ensure computer servers and workstations operate at optimal performance and capacity.
Monitor all networks using network management software (e.g., HP Open View, BigBrother)
Install, load, and configure computer servers of all kinds
Troubleshoot server failures and accessibility problems
Monitor system performance and track usage
Develop and deliver a trend analysis of system load, usage and response.
Perform server upgrades and migration to new server-level software
Perform system security functions (including system security plans)
Perform low level system engineering and integration functions
Ensure backup/recovery strategies are planned and implemented successfully
Help train other information technology professionals
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Qualifications

Entry is with a high school diploma including computer-related courses/clubs.
High school curriculum must include computer-related courses, clubs, or activities.
Any of the following experience is desirable:
o Windows server-level experience supporting Microsoft Exchange Messaging system, Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 servers, Windows XP or Vista desktops.
o System Administration in a virtualized computing environment .
o System Administration of database systems, UNIX/Linux servers, and Enterprise SAN/NAS storage systems.
Liaison with local, deployed, and CONUS information technology personnel and DOD information technology work centers
Security+ or CISSP certification
o Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)
o Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA)
o Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Fluent in the English Language
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Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Salary Range: $39,985 - $63,580
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PLEASE NOTE:
U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.
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DCIPS Disclaimer

The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence
community
Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.
This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.
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