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Parsons Corporation IT Analyst in El Paso, Texas

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

   Job Description Summary

Will initially work with direct supervisor during initial training then will be self-directed. Supervisor and other Parsons technical resources will always be available as needed. Provides standard system configuration administrative functions for assigned systems and subsystems of the Enterprise IT infrastructure, including design, monitoring, tuning, troubleshooting and incident resolution. Performs installation and integration of IT Infrastructure throughout the Enterprise (routers, switches, servers, storage, etc).

Provides operational support for small-to-medium-sized IT Infrastructure projects and systems for Parsons, individual projects and GBUs. Executes the technical aspects of medium-sized and small infrastructure projects through design, installation and implementation, utilizing established quality standards. May evaluate small or medium-sized infrastructure systems currently in use to assess their effectiveness, to determine how well the infrastructure elements are meeting current and projected business needs and to recommend efficiencies, upgrades and modifications that will improve system use.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Using design guide standards, identifies specific scope necessary to deliver small or medium-sized IT Infrastructure systems, to include networking, cabling, servers, storage and virtualization.

• Works with others to develop technical solution designs and contributes to the documentation of technical specifications for small to medium-sized infrastructure systems.

• Provides ongoing system configuration administrative support to small or medium-sized infrastructure systems. Monitors system operation, assessing current performance, response time and other measures. Regularly adjusts settings and operational elements to maintain optimum system responsiveness and performance.

• Develops a schedule for regular system maintenance and upgrades for small to medium-sized infrastructure systems. Performs regular system maintenance and routine upgrades for assigned systems, minimizing the impact on end users.

• Identifies and resolves service incidents, issues, questions and problems with assigned elements of the infrastructure system. Refers complex matters to higher level infrastructure staff members for resolution as needed.

• Refines his or her current understanding of IT Infrastructure technologies, processes, methodologies and best practices to provide improved security, performance and efficiencies to the project team.

• May support more senior members of the Infrastructure Team upgrading, modifying or enhancing existing systems or installing new complex infrastructure systems.

• May work with vendors or suppliers to install and implement small to medium-sized infrastructure hardware or software.

• Provides technical and labor estimates to complete project-based deliverables

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• Associate or bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or related field.

• Require minimum 3 years of professional experience in the following skill set:

o Administration of Windows Server 2016+, Active directory and workstations.

o Administration of OS and software on Linux server computer systems.

o Management of virtual servers in a VMWare vSphere environment.

o Management of SAN and network devices, including network cabling tasks.

o Strong analytical, written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.

o Knowledge of asset/configuration management system installation, configuration and customization will be big plus.

o Ability to recognize new technologies that may provide significant benefit to the project mission and then research, recommend, design, deploy and document those.

o Management of SCADA IT/OT networks and servers.

o Must be eligible to obtain and maintain or currently possess a DoD Secret clearance

CERTIFICATIONS:

• Cisco Entry-Level Certification (CCENT) preferred.

• Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS: Active Directory Config AND Network Infrastructure Config) preferred.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

Problem identification, problem solving and analytical skills. Understanding of system integration across multiple platforms and technologies. Understanding of Infrastructure components and protocols and how they fit into an enterprise architecture. This may include a combination of the following elements: network, TCP/IP protocols, Windows and Linux Operating Systems, virtualization, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Active Directory, databases, infrastructure enabling protocols and various network/application protocols.

Knowledge of industry best practices and methodologies, and global IT infrastructure concepts. Written and oral communication skills appropriate for the position, including the ability to speak well in basic professional situations (may include communication via telephone or in person). Ability to write basic documents (may include email or memos). Typically communicates with a limited group of individuals (employees and some managers) throughout the organization and may occasionally communicate with those outside of the organization (i.e. clients, vendors).     

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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