Ideal Innovations, Inc. Biometric Systems Administrator in Kabul, Afghanistan
Perform system administration duties to keep the Afghan Automated Biometric Identification System (AABIS) and Biometric Collection Kit (BCK) components functioning properly across multiple platforms and computing environments.
Manage internal network and its components.
Assist in the instruction and training of Afghan technical personnel to perform system administration duties as required in keeping the AABIS system and BCK components functioning properly including coordination of these efforts with the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) As required. The contractor supports actions such as:
Maintaining user access control list, establish user accounts and assign user privileges
Monitor system activity and report outages and anomalies as required per Mol SOPs.
Document and analyze usage trends
Install new software releases
Coordinate with hardware and software vendors as well as government customers, etc.
Develop and maintain system administration manuals.
Provide system support
Maintain hardware and software associated with biometric system and BCK’s
Perform corrective maintenance
Perform scheduled preventative maintenance
Perform system life cycle as required
Replace hardware failures from spare inventory
Perform system diagnostics and troubleshooting
Account management tasking to include recording service activities
Maintain and operate Power Management System
Maintain and operate Storage Area Network
Coordinate with facility resources Equipment Room Planning for AABIS system to include AABIS Equipment Room Plan updates where required and facility modifications needed to Support AABIS operations.
Maintain and update AABIS System Operations and Technical Data Package to reflect system database administration support.
Other duties as identified by the Biometrics System Administrator’s supervisor.
Requirements: Must: Education:
Twenty-four (24) semester hours of course work in a technical field such as computer science or engineering.
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification
Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) or 4 years administering RHL Experience: Minimum of 10 years at the professional level with responsible duties including the following:
Computer systems hardware, firmware, and/or software systems
Analysis of system requirements
Electronics and computer systems integration
Ability to implement user access levels through domain controls or equivalent.
Ability to install, rebuild or reload operating systems (OS) across multiple platforms.
Administering and troubleshooting Windows NT based systems, Linux and UNIX operating system platforms.
Be eligible and willing to carry government issued firearms Must be able to meet the following physical demands:
Government requirements for medical fitness
Work approximately 12 hours per day, seven days a week for extended periods of time
Attend pre-deployment training
Lift 70 lbs. to a working height of 48 inches
General office and laboratory duties/functions
Be US citizen, able to obtain a US Secret Clearance and US Passport (those who already possess US Secret clearance and passport preferred). Work Location: Ministry of Interior (MoI), Kabul, Afghanistan
Clearance: Current US Secret Clearance
HQ Location: Arlington, VA
Billeting Location: HKIA; Kabul, Afghanistan, with secure transportation to and from work location.
Apply: Online at https://idealinnovations.com/careers
Ideal Innovations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. Ideal Innovations, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Post Date: 1/17/2018
Title: Biometric Systems Administrator
Employee Type: Full Time
Position Type: Active