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Green Cell Consulting-2

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System Administrator (SysAd) for Modeling and Simulation Systems

Full Time

About the Company

Green Cell Consulting (GCC), LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 2014. We provide unique and specialized training and education services, including curriculum development, classroom instruction, and exercise support services to the Department of Defense through direct contracting and subcontracting opportunities. GCC emphasizes employing professionals with the appropriate military background and credentials. The professional staff at GCC consists almost entirely of former military trainers and advisors who are retired or currently serving in the reserves. This unique mix of military careers blended with corporate leadership has contributed to GCC’s continued growth.

About the Role

Job Description

The Battle Simulation Center (BSC) System Administrator (SysAd) for Modeling/Simulation Systems reports to and receives work direction from the Project Manager through the local Site Lead.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Designs, implements and manages a small, complex local area network for Battle Simulations Center that supports daily operations, training events, and exercises. This may include but is not limited to:

Patch management
Change management
System Logs
Storage area networks
System/network authorization and authentication
Security Protocols
Operating system software and hardware
User and work-end support
The M&S SysAd will:

Establish and recommend policies on BSC/CAST system use and services in accordance with DoD information assurance and cyber security policies
Provide technical lead and supervise system administrators and simulation technicians
Evaluate and recommend Information System hardware and software purchases to support the BSC/CAST training environment.
Administer Red Hat Linux and Windows servers and client workstations.
Administer military modeling and simulation systems in day-to-day operations and support of military training events and exercises.
Provide network and system administration expertise in support of military training events and exercises.
Provide modeling and simulation expertise to support the design, implementation, and administration of the simulation and C4I systems in support of military training events and exercises.
Provide technical instruction and assistance in day-to-day operations, as well as support military training events and exercises, including on occasion as a member of a mobile training team.
Consult on the design, implementation, and administration of modeling and simulation systems integration with C4I systems.
Troubleshoot modeling and simulation systems at the engineering level: understand the ports, protocols, and message formats used by the systems to communicate and the tools used to inspect, record, modify, and document system communication.
Consult on A/V, computer, and peripheral equipment to support BSC/CAST's day-to-day operations and military training events and exercises.
Perform immediate on-site IT support for BSC/CAST's day-to-day operations, and IT support during military training events and exercises.
Work directly with military and government personnel to accomplish the work described professionally.
Perform other duties related to the work described.




A degree in computer science/related field, IT-related vocational/technical certification, or two to three years of system administration experience.
DoD 8570.1-M IAT Level II or higher required
Current, or able to obtain within three months of hire, DoD-approved IA baseline certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)
Must possess and maintain training and certifications sufficient to be granted privileged access to Marine Corps information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) through documented completion of required training and certification.

Two to three years of system administration experience or related area.
One to three years of system administration experience in CentOS/Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Debian-based distribution
Experience with Modeling and Simulation virtual and constructive simulation applications and tools
Documented experience and a solid understanding of DoD enterprise network policies with a strong security mindset.
Experienced and well-versed in USMC and DoD cybersecurity compliance, instructions, policies, and regulations.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must meet DoD 8570.1‐M Information Assurance workforce program requirements for Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II or higher
Well-versed in USMC and DoD cybersecurity compliance, instructions, policies, and regulations.
A solid understanding of operating system administration; for example, managing processes and services, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, and fundamentals of security
A solid understanding of principles and practice of system configuration management using modern declarative tools; ability to model and reduce complex system requirements as configuration declarations
A solid understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; ability to configure file sharing (NFS/SAMBA or Windows); ability to query DNS records; understanding of basic routing concepts
Proficient in Red Hat Linux.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, and SharePoint.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with others and senior management.
Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
Additional information

Ability to obtain or have a security clearance
Requires 0% - 5% travel
Daily travel in the local area during the workday (including the use of a personal vehicle)
Extended work days and weekend work may be required. Must be able to work an unstable schedule, including holidays and weekends, to support exercises.
Ability to work from a remote location
Required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and maintain focus.
May be required to lift, carry, and move computers and associated equipment.
Skillbridge Internships will be considered.
Start Date: 15 April
Required to perform work in connection with a covered contract and, therefore, must comply with Safer Federal Workforce standards
This position description outlines the general responsibilities and requirements for the stated position and in no way is an exhaustive list. The company maintains the right to assign or reassign responsibilities to this position at any time.
Green Cell is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All hiring decisions are based on nondiscriminatory factors without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran or other protected veteran, or any other class protected by law. In addition, Green Cell engages in affirmative action efforts, where appropriate, to employ, train, and promote qualified minorities, women, the disabled, disabled veterans, newly separated veterans, or other protected veterans. This organization participates in E-Verify. If you require assistance applying for any currently open online position, please contact a Green Cell representative. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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