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Senior Systems Administrator, Tax Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Sept. 2021

Washington, D.C. · Information Technology
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Senior Systems Administrator to assist in the work of the

Automated Litigation Support
Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20002

The maximum pay rate for this position is $62.00 an hour based on experience and qualifications.

This position is exempt from the federal wage determination provide by the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. 

Period of Performance: 

Date of hire through May 31, 2022 with potential for annual renewals
Normal operations:  on-site position, five (5) days a week
Temporary remote work authorized until further notice. 
Employee must report to office with prior notification

Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
  •  A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education  
  • Resume for each person in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font, maximum two (2) pages, to include professional references
  •  Please include the following contact information:  full name, home address, home phone number, mobile phone number, and personal email address
  • For each position and school attended, please list the following:

City and State
Dates of Employment (month and year)
Date of Graduation (month and year)
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:

Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:
Special Requirements:
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
-  Must be able to obtain a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance

(active clearance preferred)

Senior Systems Administrator
Required Qualifications: 
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in the Computer Science, Information Management, or Information Technology disciplines
OR equivalent years of experience will be considered/accepted in lieu of degree
  • At least eight (8) years of hands-on, directly applicable experience actually doing the work of implementing the kinds of systems being set up - e.g., UNIX, Windows, Network Storage Solutions, etc. - is expected
    • With five (5)  years of experience must be in litigation support applications and application software, e.g., Oracle, Relativity, iPro, Concordance, Trial Director, other web hosting platforms, etc.
    • Must actually have done the work of designing, obtaining equipment and software, installing, integrating, testing, etc., in the environment required.
    •  Must have experience with large systems with a complex mix of operating systems and functions.
  • At least one (1) year of experience setting up large scale database management applications, using the applicable database management software.
  • Must have experience with Relativity.
  • Must have experience with SQL server version 2012 and later.
  • Experience in storage technology planning, performance capacity planning and modeling, applications planning, human factors issues, distributed processing, and business process analysis.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the government's I.T. environments, including office automation networks and PC and server-based databases and applications.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the government's security requirements.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

• Computer Network Engineer (CNE) certification, highly desirable
• Undergraduate degree strongly preferred; preferably in the Computer Science or Information Management, Information Technology disciplines

• Some programming and scripting skills (i.e. C#, Python and/or PowerShell), valuable
• Supervisory experience very strongly preferred
• Currently have a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance, preferred

Senior Systems Administrator

• Individual will work with the I.T. leadership supporting Automated Litigation Support applications and infrastructure
    • Design and implement Automated Litigation Support (ALS) software solutions primarily consisting of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) tools such as Relativity, iPro, CaseMap, etc.
    • Maintain ALS system infrastructure (storage, compute, network) leveraging on-premise and AWS cloud platforms
    • Maintain external access to ALS tools including identity and access management for external stakeholders. For example, expert witnesses, U.S. Attorneys, IRS collaborators, etc.
    • Perform system maintenance including backups, restore operations, application and platform software updates, performance tuning, system monitoring, etc.
    • Produce and update system diagrams, administrator guides and end user documentation. Documentation must be updated at least semi-annually
    • Provide weekly reports on system health, performance, completed projects and planned activities

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