Systems Administrator 4

Atlanta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #57545 |
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Onward search is hiring a Systems Administrator 4 on a 1-month+ contract basis with a government client with offices in downtown, Atlanta

Project Scope:

  • LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY Remote Work Permitted: Due to COVID-19, the client has agreed to allow the selected candidate to work remotely for the time being
  • However, the selected candidate must be available to report onsite as directed by the client
  • This is a full-time (40-hours a week) opportunity
  • Benefits are available through Onward Search for the duration of the contract term (must be contracting for 3-months or more)

Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, oversees the installation, configuration, and support to a local area network, wide area network, internet system, computers, desktops and/or mobile devices. Serves as highest advanced-level subject matter expert.

The Systems Administrator who will be responsible for supporting the systems architect and conceptualizing, evaluating, designing, transitioning, operating and improving services provided by the IT department using industry standard methodologies and best practices (ITIL, DevOps, etc.).

The system administrator will learn to understand company / vendor framework and security standards supporting company network projects such as Kronos, Telemedicine, Tele court, Guard1, Body Camera (Body Worn), Qlik Sense Analytics, VRS rollout (ADA Compliance), MobileFirst (GDConnect and other mobile Applications), Report migration/Consolidation, PowerDMS, NADC Disaster Recovery Exercise, Esentence user mgmt, CJIS NADC Environment, PLX support, Capacity Planning, Keytracer Enterprise support/Additional facilities.


  • Under limited Supervision oversees the installation, Configuration and Support to a local area network, Wide Area Network, Internet systems, Computer Desktops and or mobile Devices
  • Recommends equipment improvement or replacement
  • Perform / Recommend necessary maintenance to support network availability
  • Manage and review network performance reports
  • Analyze issues, identify failures, and provide break-fixes
  • May serve as lead project role
  • Coordinate design and architecture review meetings with development and business team
  • Demonstrated background in Systems Administration including Design, Transition, and Operations/Support of IT services and underlying technologies: Virtualization Platforms (Any), Database Platforms (MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Cloud DBs), Server OS Platforms (Window Server, Red Hat, Unix), Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure), Scripting (Powershell, any Shell), Application platforms (JBOSS, Tomcat), Storage Infrastructure (Traditional SAN), Server Infrastructure (Private Cloud, any Datacenter operations, etc.), Network infrastructure - Multiple locations
  • Continually improve knowledge in industry standard frameworks, including ITIL, DevOps, etc.
  • Evaluate system functionality and performance
  • OIT Workload


  • Demonstrated background in Systems Administration including Design, Transition, and Operations/Support of IT services (Required 5 Years)
  • Virtualization Platforms (Any) (Required 5 Years)
  • Database Platforms (MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Cloud DBs) (Required 5 Years)
  • Server OS Platforms (Window Server, Red Hat, Unix) (Required 5 Years)
  • Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure) (Required 5 Years)
  • Scripting (Powershell, any Shell) (Required 5 Years)
  • Application platforms (JBOSS, Tomcat) (Required 5 Years)
  • Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure) (Required 5 Years)
  • Storage Infrastructure (Traditional SAN), (Required 5 Years)
  • Server Infrastructure (Private Cloud, any Datacenter operations, etc.) (Required 5 Years)
  • Network infrastructure - Multiple locations. (Required 5 Years)

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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