By Light Professional IT Services

  • Data Center Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Edgewood
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 4:33 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Supports the Joint Project Manager Information Systems (JPM IS) at Edgewood, MD. This position is contingent upon successful award of contract and duration is one-year base and two one-year option periods. Normal duty hours are Monday through Friday 0900 to 1500 daily. Primary responsibilities include managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure in a Virtual Data Center environment.


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure in a Virtual Data Center environment.
    • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools.
    • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
    • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
    • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
    • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
    • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
    • Provide 2nd and 3rd level technical support.
    • Liaise with vendors and other Information Technology (IT) personnel for problem resolution.
    • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Eight (8) years of general experience and four (4) years of experience with government information systems.
    • Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting in virtual data center environments.
    • Experience with administering web-based application servers including Java Application Servers (Tomcat 7/8), Internet Information Services (IIS) 7+, Jetty 8+, ActiveMQ, Karaf (OSGi).
    • Development experience in Java/JSP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Dojo, JQuery, Grails, PHP, DotNet. 
    • Database experience Microsoft (MS) SQL 2012, Postgre Structured Query Language (SQL), MySQL.
    • Information Assurance Technical (IAT)-II Cyber Security Workforce or Certification in Windows Server 2008R2/2012R.

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Possess familiarity with Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (JPEO-CBRND) programs.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Clearance: Secret
    • May be required to travel up to 20% Continental United States (CONUS).

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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