Senior Systems Administrator (Windows or Unix). Job in Honolulu WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 462852275-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies
  • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Description: Po'okela, LLC is looking for a qualified Senior System Administrator to support the Regional Cyber Center Pacific at Fort Shafter, HI.

Personnel will conduct Defense Cyber Operations - Internal Defense Measures (DCO-IDM) to defend against unauthorized activity on supported networks. Assess new technologies and devices relevant to the customer network as directed or for the purpose of meeting a specific customer requirement. Provides support to the Information Technology, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Infrastructure team by providing enterprise-level, high-performance, highly available Hosting and Service Provider services in direct support of the customer's business and mission needs. Support will be onsite.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with a variety of open-source applications and technologies to managing source codes.
  • Develop/Modify open source applications and data to support existing DCO technology
  • Install and support office technology (Desktops, laptops, printers, A/V, network equipment)
  • Install and support DCO technology (Physical Servers, cloud servers, embedded device, network equipment)
  • Assist in the planning, support, and extension of future IT needs

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to read and understand server/system logs and produce meaningful analysis
  • Ability to administer/manage Web Servers (including Nginx, Apache)
  • Must have a thorough understanding of networking, firewalls, VPN, SIEMs, and monitoring tools
  • Must be able to utilize a variety of DCO automation tools in development operations
  • Minimum of 2 years of Windows work experience (strong development experience desired)
  • Effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Windows OS, Linux shell, MySQL, Python, and Bash
  • Experience with a variety of DCO data sources and the platforms they operate on
  • Experience with Cloud solutions such as Big Data Platform
  • Bachelors Degree in the IT/Cyber field


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, preferred.
  • Must be CSSP-IS (infrastructure support) qualified in accordance with DoD Directive 8570.01 upon date of hire.
  • Must meet designated Computing Environment (CE) certifications within 6 months of hire.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess a DoD TS/SCI Clearance