The Computer Merchant, Ltd. SysAdmin I in Lexington, Massachusetts

Reference # : 19-00333 Title : SysAdmin I Category: Information Technology

Location :

Lexington, MA

Position Type : Contract Experience Level : 8 Years Start Date / End Date : 03/05/2019 / 03/05/2022

Description System Adminstrator

Lexington, Ma

3 Year Contract


Technology Innovation and Integration, (TII) provides application design, development, integration and support for Laboratory collaboration and information management systems to enable enhanced knowledge sharing, information access and integration. TII needs a system administrator with a primary focus on knowledge management principles and methodology.As the Laboratory continues to explore new technologies in SharePoint, O365 we need to have an administrator who can maintain and upgrade our current document management environment (OpenText) and provide options for future growth in on other platforms.

Position Scope/Job Functions

-Upgrade, patch current document management platform (OpenText).

-Evaluate functionality of emerging technologies and provide guidance to other groups on its potential use cases.

-Remediate and track security vulnerabilities across a wide variety of applications and operating systems.

-Work closely with other sector members to provide technical administrative support to development and user experience teams integrating applications into Laboratory infrastructure.

-Follow system administration best practices by documenting processes and ensuring current operations are being followed.

-Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation by troubleshooting and remediating production issues.

-Monitor and harden closed environments and provide weekly reporting on system status.

-Support additional technologies as they are adopted by the Laboratory.

-Keep current on applicable technologies and methodologies and provide technical input.

Skills: Required

-Strong understanding of Knowledge Management principles and a history of apply them.

-Software/Applications: OpenText, SharePoint and other systems used to manage and organize information.

-Security: Broad knowledge of security and the underlying principles such as SSL and TLS required to harden applications and remediate vulnerabilities.

-Networking Applications and Protocols: Comprehensive understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/S, SSH.

-Experience writing queries in SQL/PLSQL to access Oracle Database

  • Proficiency in both Windows and Linux enviornments.

Skills: Preferred

-Database Administration in Oracle, MySQL.

-Proficiency in JAVA.

-Document Management experience in one of the following areas, SharePoint, OpenText Content Server.

Education/Professional Certifications

System Administrator

  1. MS OR BS and at least 1 Certification.

  2. At least 8 years of applicable experience.


All personnel must successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI) before receiving facility access and obtain a DoD Interim Secret Clearance or the level of clearance specified.

Will the performance of work require access to classified information?

What level of clearance is required? SECRETA

A^ Are there any other additional briefings required for the classified material?YES

If yes, what are the special requirements? NATO, COMSEC

TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.