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Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Norfolk, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 111134 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Systems Administrator to join our team in Norfolk, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

The Senior Systems Administrator, under general direction, is responsible for activities related to system administration and leading support related to help desk operations. This position will require daily onsite presence.  The Senior Systems Administrator will lead five persons help desk team in support of various projects, tasks, and tickets, directs their activities, and evaluates their work.  This role will directly report to the project manager regarding system administration and help desk activities.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization.
  • Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer software.
  • Implements operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system.
  • Understanding of and in-depth experience with systems administration principles, methods, and tools.
  • Supervises and manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of business systems.
  • Conducts maintenance associated with the client's database, performing software loads, troubleshooting local personnel computer technical problems, and working functional knowledge of defense transportation data.
  • Professionally demonstrates expertise by performing Senior System Administrator/Accounts Security Manager for the client's IT systems.
  • The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for managing all access accounts and role level privileges associated with ITS and CSV.
  • Provides full spectrum help desk direct support during core business hours as defined by client to all active and prospective ITS and CSV users.
  • Must possess strong leadership, interpersonal, oral, and written skills and must be able to communicate effectively with military, civilian, and contractor personnel at all levels.
  • The Senior Systems Administrator must possess functional and technical expertise with Microsoft Office, to include Word, Project, PowerPoint, and Excel.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of system administrator experience or 8 years of system administration experience in lieu of degree
    Currently active Secret clearance
  • 8570 Baseline Certification-IAT Level II (ie, Security+CE)
  • Computing environment certification
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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