System Administrator – Las Cruces, NM

Job: System Administrator  
Location: Las Cruces, NM

Join the elite team at EXB Solutions, a Quest Global company, where our engineers are at the forefront of developing cutting-edge Aerospace, Defense, Space, and Medical Device products. Your work will make a real impact, contributing to the core of engineering solutions that drive technological advancements.

EXB is looking for a System Administrator to maintain Windows/Red Hat servers and workstations while employing best IT security concepts and practices on the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) Project. The position is located at the NASA White Sands Complex in Las Cruces, NM. 

As our System Administrator, you will be responsible for:

  • Designs, develops, programs, installs, tests, documents, implements, conducts research for and maintains computer systems and utilities.
  • Analyzes internal or external customer’s needs and determines equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
  • Develops customized solutions to customer/user problems.
  • Establishes system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software compatibility, and coordinates and/or modifies user requirements in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.
  • Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.
  • Maintains smooth operation of a multi-user computer system, including local area networks.
  • Setting up user accounts, maintaining documentation and installing system-wide software and allocation of mass storage space.
  • Coordinates electronic office systems activities.
  • Recommends HW/SW purchases and coordinates installation.
  • Trains users.
  • Contributes to the development of policies and monitors policies and standards for allocation and use.
  • Develop and maintain disaster recovery plan for area of responsibility.
  • Carries out responsibilities in compliance within established security guidelines.

Additional Skillsets:

  • MS Windows system administration experience, including
  • Active directory experience in Server 2008R2/2012R2/2016
  • GPO creation and management
  • WSUS management
  • IIS management
  • Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL) system administration experience, including
  • RPM patch management (Spacewalk experience a plus)
  • Shell scripting
  • Knowledge of distributed file systems and disk quota management
  • VMWare product suite experience a strong plus, including
  • ESXi Server infrastructure
  • vCenter configuration and management knowledge
  • vMotion configuration and management knowledge
  • Experience with SIEM tools a strong plus
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion Middleware (WebLogic, OEM, OAM, OID, OHS, ODS, OBIEE)
  • Experience with HP Server Automation and Network Automation tools (HPSA, HPNA, HPOO)
  • Experience with industry-wide IT security tools, appliances, and software packages
  • Experience with server monitoring, capacity management, and event alert response
  • Experience with system event log configuration
  • Basic knowledge of packet routing, and firewall maintenance
  • Creation and publication of local operating procedures.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and provide deliverables by established deadlines.

To be considered for this role:  All candidates must meet the required skills, reside or be willing to relocate near Las Cruces, NM, and be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience MS Windows and Red Hat Linux administration
  • 3 years’ experience with Linux OS terminal command line.
  • 3 years’ experience working with cyber (IT) security concepts.
  • Security clearance – must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

 Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience MS Windows and Red Hat Linux administration
  • 5+ years’ experience with Linux OS terminal command line.
  • 5+ years’ experience working with cyber (IT) security concepts.
  • Completed Security + certification.
  • Experience, or ability to learn in a large scale, dynamic environment requiring immediate problem response.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

What we do matters! Be a part of the team that is powering engineering solutions that drive technology.

Sys Administrator

System Administrator – Las Cruces, NM

Why Work for Us

We’re a family-like-company. We are collaborative. We believe in embracing change. We believe in doing consistent good work. EXB houses smart, curious and passionate about “making a difference” people.  Our company culture sets us apart from others as well as: 

  • 401k with Employer-Match Contributions
  • Medical, Dental, and Life coverage
  • Disability Benefits
  • Gym Membership
  • Generous compensation structure
  • Significant opportunities for advancement
  • Next Generation / Cutting Edge Technology Projects
  • Certification Assistance Available (Approval Required)
  • Flexible, Friendly and Fun work environment

About Us

EXB Solutions is a leading provider of engineering services focused on mission and safety critical applications. With a strong reputation for delivering innovative solutions to clients in the aerospace, defense, space, and other safety-critical industries, we are committed to ensuring the safety, reliability, and performance of critical systems.

Our team of experienced engineers specialize in developing solutions that meet the highest standards of safety, reliability, and performance. We work closely with Fortune 50 clients to understand their unique requirements and develop solutions that are tailored to their specific needs. Whether it’s developing custom avionics software for unmanned aerial vehicles or implementing safety-critical software for medical devices, we have the expertise and experience to deliver the highest quality solutions.

At EXB Solutions, we are committed to excellence because #whatwedomatters.

On September 1, 2022, EXB Solutions announced it is now part of Quest Defense, which is a Quest Global company.

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