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Intermediate UNIX Application Administrator

at Dine Development Corporation

Posted: 12/11/2019
Job Reference #: 2811

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-UT-Ogden
    Posted Date1 month ago(11/12/2019 11:44 AM)
  • Overview

    DDC-ITS is 100% tribally owned by the Navajo Nation. Recognized by the Small Business Administration (SBA), we are certified as a Tribally Owned 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business.

    DDC-ITS is dedicated to providing outstanding services to its customers and employees. Our strength is in our ability to understand our client's needs and deliver a solution that will not only meet those needs but exceed their expectations.

    DDC-ITS strives to be innovative in all areas of business and is committed to technical excellence. Our corporate offices are located on the Navajo Nation reservation in Window Rock, Arizona, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Columbia, Maryland.

    DDC-ITS provides unique, custom solutions to meet our customers’ communications needs. Our solutions provide communication capabilities using modern technology. At their most complex, they are multi-purpose systems that gather information from dozens of different sources. The information is presented to decision makers immediately, visually, clearly.

    Advertised Job Title

    Intermediate UNIX Application Administrator


    The Intermediate UNIX application administrator will work with a team to provide application support for COTS and Mission Partner written software (GOTS) in the NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments on a 24x7x365 basis. This will require a privileged access to information systems, which will have an ability to access and control functions of the information system/network, administration of user accounts, etc. In this role, you can expect to interact daily with other departments like system integrators, network administrators and the operational team.

    Duties & Responsibilities…

    • Provide application support for installation activities to include COTS software installations, application deployment functions, deployment of custom software. Debugging software deployments, resolving installation problems, determining host system requirements for application installation and operation, mapping defined requirements to the application topology, selecting suitable application editions and installing options, resolving installation problems and providing application administration services.
    • Provide application support for implementation activities to include plan, perform and implement installations and upgrades and implement/sustain middleware application components.
    • Provide application support for test activities to include unit/component testing, integration testing, system testing, and acceptance testing.
    • Provide application support for maintenance activities to include improving performance with available tools, checking application for problems and reviewing operations to ensure only valid processes are running, optimizing the functionality of application software, diagnosing and recovering failed applications and maintaining application integrity, performance and availability.
    • Provide application support for monitoring activities to include monitoring performance of and taking proactive measures to prevent service disruption.
    • Provide application support for troubleshooting activities to include identifying what the problem is, gathering more details, eliminating variables, reproducing the problem, development of hypothesis of root cause and attempting a fix based on findings.
    • Provide application support for repair activities to include repairing and documentation of repairs made for future use. Repairs include such things as backing out coding and patching changes, applying patches/code fixes and fixing database errors/issues.
    • Provide support for application security administration to include applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) guidelines to application, developing procedures for responding to new threats to systems to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability, ensuring the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles and practices in the delivery of application services, streamlining security using managed accounts and controlling access with permissions and roles.


    You'll need to have:
    • Active DoD Secret Clearance
    • IAT level II or higher (Security + CE or IASE equivalent)
    • Previous UNIX system administration experience
    • Understanding of and previous experience with ITIL Processes

    Even better if you have:
    • Cyber Security evaluation experience
    • Network/Solution Design Experience
    • Experience with ITSM Remedy IT Ticketing system
    • Strong analytical and reporting skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Good documentation and process skills

    Education Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university or five years of relevant experience

    Certifications Required

    IASE (IAT Level II Compliance), CompTIA Security+ CE

    Certifications Preferred


    Clearance Required

    Secret Clearance