Web Application Administrator

Job#: 2006695

Job Description:

Job Description: 
Security Clearance: Active Secret #clearance 
- Security+ or equivalent DoD 8570.01-M IA Tech Level II certification

- Must have (or obtain within 6 months of hire) Windows administrator related computing environment certification (i.e. MCSA, MCSE, or equivalent) as defined in DoD 8570.01-M
Position Requirements: 
This position is for a Web and Application Administrator supporting  our client’s commercial cloud customers who reside in Microsoft Azure Gov & DoD regions.  Our client is a managed service provider (MSP) for Army IT systems and supports enterprise applications owners with migrating their systems into Microsoft Azure and to provide sustainment services to support their applications.  This Web and Application Administrator position will provide a full suite of web and application administration capabilities to Our client cloud customers who are in various phases of their application modernization.
Position Duties:
  • Serve as a Web and Application subject matter expert (SME) for evaluating customers current application architecture and develop a new architecture to be deployed in Azure and utilizing cloud native application and database services as much as possible (PaaS vs IaaS).
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level business and technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements that can be executed.
  • Build and deploy web and application infrastructure for customer applications.
  • Provide sustainment of customer web and application tier systems to include installation, configuration, patching, upgrades, hardening of systems per STIG guidance and industry best practices, and SSL certificate management.
  • Work closely with customer developers for regular project releases and code deployments.
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance and root cause analysis for any reported issues.
  • Provide on-call support for triage and resolution of after-hours production incidents.
  • Assist with identifying and planning potential new cloud services, features, and capabilities. 
  • Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, compute, and mid-tier technologies.
Required Skills:   
  • Mid to senior level web and application tier administration experience utilizing mid-tier tools such as IIS, Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, or JBOSS to include building, configuring, hardening, patching, upgrading, and overall administration of the web and application server environments.
  • Basic system administration knowledge of Linux and Windows Server operating systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
  • Experience scripting and automating routine administrative tasks utilizing PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools.
  • Experience utilizing Git.
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies.
Desired Skills:   
  • Experience with Gitlab, Azure DevOps Server or similar
  • Experience building CI/CD Pipelines
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Containers is desired
  • Working knowledge of DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) process.









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Radford, VA, US

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Date Posted:
December 6, 2023