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System Administrator

Company: Softworld Inc
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: 241293

System Administrator

This person will support and implement cutting edge public safety IT systems used by police, fire, EMS and the military. Systems involve company and vendor equipment, and typically include IP networks, Linux and windows virtual machines, RF Base Station & Repeater equipment, and/or other custom subsystems.

There is no systems design involved with these roles.

Essential Responsibilities include:

Owning the implementation of complex IP-Based LMR systems from staging to field deployment
Testing and validating functional performance of systems with customers.
Implement standardized configurations for all VMWare, Windows, and Linux platforms used within the system.
Participate in discussions with customers, consultants, vendors, subcontractors and other company personnel as necessary.

The successful candidate will drive improvement in the program implementation process by actively participating in every phase of the design, staging, configuration and implementation of Harris Land Mobile Radio systems, with an emphasis, on streamlining system implementations. The candidate will be involved in technical planning, system integration, functional validation, and system cutover.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent project tasks, and prioritize them appropriately.

Approximately 80% time will be spent in factory staging and verification and 20% field travel.


AS in Information Systems, Network Administration, or similar technical degree. BS degree is not mandatory

Experience with virtualization platforms

Experience with server administration

Practical hands on experience in LMR system staging, configuration, and implementation of complex radio systems.

Preferred skills:

To have practical hands-on field experience in system administration, staging, configuration and implementation of complex systems. Experience in administration of IP networks, RF antenna systems, microwave systems, wireless data systems, data networking, as well as system configuration is desired.

Able to work within a cross-functional team environment. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written (English). The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the capacity to effectively foster team building within and beyond his/her work group. The successful candidate will possess shared Harris values of Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, and Accountability.

Professional certifications (e.g. CCNA, Security+, etc.) are a plus
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent project tasks and prioritize them appropriately
Has clear & concise ability to communicate issues in a less technical sense to management and business
Demonstrate leadership skills which include customer focus
Self-motivated team player, able to set priorities and manage to deadlines
Excellent trouble-shooting, communication and customer service skills
Demonstrated ability to proactively resolve problems

THIRD PARTY AGENCIES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AND RECRUITERS NEED NOT APPLY. Applicants received from firms will not be considered. Subcontracting is not available for this position.

Keywords: Softworld Inc, Lynchburg , System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Lynchburg, Virginia

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