Goldbelt, Inc.

System Administrator V

Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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We are currently looking for a System Administrator V. 


Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform system administration for the operating systems for which they have responsibility.
  • Will administer Windows Network in an enterprise environment along with applicable Linux servers/devices.
  • Track vulnerabilities and perform patching on Linux systems to be in compliance with requirements set forth by DOI/IA.
  • Establish file storage shares/folders with the proper ACL permissions; new and migrated.
  • Responsible for the security and administrative controls of service(s) and/or system(s).
  • Responsible for Information technology on multiple computers or network devices represented within an onsite system and/or a remote site within the DOI/IA.
  • Assist and make recommendations to the government for agency specific High Value Asset (HVA) identification, categorization, and prioritization using FIPS 199 and NIST 800-60.
  • Assist with agency specific risk assessments in order to identify, categorize, prioritize, and manage
  • Assist in keeping the agency specific list of HVAs up-to-date following federal guidelines and/or mandates.
  • Utilize an Enterprise Comprehensive Patch Management program and follow the cycle that guides the normal application of patches and updates to system(s), along with specific security or other critical updates.
  • Monitor server application for availability, latency, and gateway queuing and maintain current knowledge of vendor upgrades and patches for both the server and client applications.
  • Evaluate vendor provided system changes/upgrades and provide recommendations.
  • Apply all patches, upgrades, and enhancements in accordance with OIMT configuration management procedures.
  • Shall set up, configure and document Windows servers and domain controllers for DOI/IA.
  • Provide support and recommendations for the agency specific software-defined networking (SDN) solution and/or recommend and implement SDN solutions. 
  • Shall provide support and/or implementation for the SDN solutions that encompass functional separation, network virtualization, and automation through programmability.
  • Schedule and run application jobs; develop and run customized and ad-hoc reports; and support data extraction and manipulation requests.
  • Utilize new data storage and replication technologies to ensure that all data is managed to provide full backup(s) and Continuity of Operations (COOP) and disaster recovery (DR).
  • Perform and monitor all server backups.
  • Restore files and directories in response to user Service Center requests.
  • Will integrate tape backup and restore activities into the disaster recovery process; and ensure data backup and transfer to the OIMT designated COOP facility in accordance with the OIMT COOP and DR process.
  • Provide technical assistance in enterprise network design and implementation. This includes virtualization of servers, databases and applications.
  • Provide support and recommendations and/or implementation for the agency specific Zero Trust Network solution for the agency datacenter and other agencies.
  • Monitor the server application, system and security logs using various tools such as Microsoft Operational Management server, VMWare vSphere, Qwest Change Auditor, and Oracle Enterprise Manager.
  • Ensure new systems follow applicable OIMT configuration management procedures.
  • Shall, document current procedures which relate to these tasks listed in this Task 3.
  • Shall, work with other staff in developing and documenting new procedures for these tasks Shall Design, implement, and support systems in support of the DIO Division of Systems functional responsibility.
  • Provide day to day support of the DOI/IA Active Directory as defined by the Federal Functional/Task Lead.
  • Provide technical support pertaining to any development requirements including Capital Planning reporting requirements.
  • Maintain and upgrade applications and IT systems, which includes full security, documentation and reporting features.
  • Full and complete documentation of system specifications, database definition/specifications, field-site end-user manuals, Standard Operating Procedures, full online help, and Internet version updating capabilities as required.
  • Provide and update all of the documentation for all applications and IT systems as defined within the DOI Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and also provide any documentation required for the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process, Change Management, Security and Operations which includes any other documentation required by the Policies, Regulations and Laws that pertain to government information systems development and operations.
  • Develop and implement any new or changed policies, regulations and laws that pertain to the functionality provided within DOI/IA applications and IT systems.
  • Provide technical support to OIMT when required at meetings and presentations to program staff, program management and any other entity deemed by OIMT as a customer, stakeholders, management or partner. This may require travel to the locations of these entities or locations where such activities take place.
  • Create and maintain a source code check-out and check-in process to ensure the government is at no time at a loss of source code work developed.
  • Maintain, upgrade and develop screens and reports, and design database architecture and work processes for all DOI/IA applications and IT systems.
  • May be required to give or assist in giving presentations on applications and IT system at designated meetings throughout the year which will require travel.
  • Support mobile training classroom which requires the maintenance of the mobile training environment and may require travel to the locations where the training is being held.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the OIMT Architecture throughout the enterprise in coordination with OIMT, DIO, DIS, and Program management.
  • Shall use life cycle development methodologies to analyze, develop, document and implements information systems.
  • Assist in the administration of the DOI/IA enterprise, including user account management, data organization, performance tuning, and overall system operations.
  • Assist OIMT with the program offices and Tribes on application implementation and software licensing.
  • Provide broad based user support for end users including troubleshooting, systems support, data management, collection, integration and training.
  • Provide extensive Microsoft Active Directory support and implement best practice policies to secure and protect user and computer assets in the domain. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing and/or managing role-based access control, least privileged access, and privileged account management.
  • Provide extensive Microsoft Active Directory support and implement best practice policies for Group Policy Objects, (GPOs) in order to secure user and computer assets in the domain. 
  • Work on projects involving any new or existing application implementations that require access or will exchange data with the DOI/IA Active Directory that may have an impact on the existing or planned systems.
  • Assist OIMT in the administration of applications and Active Directory within available test environments on separate systems from production for patch testing, version changes and troubleshooting.
  • Administer Active Directory and application servers to ensure adherence to standards developed and implemented by OIMT.
  • Ensure where technically possible, that all applications will be standardized on the preferred platform provided by DOI/IA requirements and administration of applications and IT systems. Systems support for providing necessary hardware and OS configurations needed for Active Directory and application support in all environments. The contractor shall utilize and administer centralized monitoring system to discover and deliver problem alerts, or potential problem alerts for the Active Directory, applications and IT systems.
  • Make changes to DOI/IA production systems and applications, such as creating new accounts, scheduling jobs, password changes, and modifications to server configurations.
  • Ensure that any changes to production environments follow proper change control procedures.
  • Ensure that all system administration activities follow established OIMT guidelines and procedures. May be required to write/update documentation as required for any work performed that requires documentation per BIA guidelines or by direction of the Federal Functional/Task Lead. 
  • Receive incoming telephone inquiries and respond according to established protocols and procedures. Provide information to callers or transfer them to appropriate personnel. 
  • Troubleshoot application specific problems and advise staff on appropriate action.
  • Grant user privileges for all DOI/IA applications and IT systems users when appropriate authorization is present. 


Necessary Skills and Knowledge:

  • Shall have extensive knowledge of architectural consideration for Zero Trust Networking, using best practice for datacenter and agency implementation.
  • Ability to support Linux and Microsoft Operating systems and Linux Servers in virtualized environments.
  • Expert knowledge of Linux scripting languages used to manage an enterprise operation. Ability to develop project management documentation.
  • Ability to work with little or no guidance. Ability to manage and initiate projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or Certificate from technical training institute Or equivalent Experience 
  • Minimum five (5) years of related technical and some managerial experience in supporting Information Technology environment at the server/data center level. Support would include (but not limited to): backup and recovery of systems, patching of systems, providing Tier II/III support to lower tiers, performance tuning, hardware upgrades, operational configurations, resource optimization, manage file server utilization, track vulnerabilities and apply patching, etc
  • Must be able to obtain a Government Public Trust clearance.
  • Must be able to pass a full criminal record background check, to include a credit check and drug/alcohol screening.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.


Pay and Benefits

At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.


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