Off-Board Mission Systems Administrator

12 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
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Off Board Mission (OMS) Systems Administrator aap3 are working with Lockheed Martin on the recruitment of a number of key IT roles as part of an exciting new Programme within the UK Defence sector, on a major programme of work to bring the F35b into service with the UK armed forces in 2018. Based out of RAF Marham, in Norfolk, the roles will be key to supporting the F35b ALIS system at home and on deployments globally. Key Responsibilities: Performs OMS technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space Interacts with users and acts as Subject Matter Expert for use of product suite Coordinates installation and provides backup recovery Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources Provides OMS support in effort to provide the software operations for the Mission Planning, Theatre Data Generation, Tactical/Intel Debrief, Air Vehicle Authentication & Crypto, Key Management, and Air Vehicle Secure Interface capabilities of the system OMS Administrators are expected to perform tasks to support the Offboard Mission Support Environment (OMSE) Many tasks performed by the Database Administrators and System Administrators are also tasks that are performed by an OMS Administrator to support the OMSE The successful candidate must be willing to work off hours, to include 0300-1200, 0700-1600 or 1000-1900 (standard), and/or 1500-2400 depending on operational needs. Must be willing to travel, to include Squadron deployments for extended periods depending on operational needs. Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience: Must be capable of obtaining a UK Developed Vetting Security Clearance Certified in Security+ Demonstrated Skills & Knowledge Set / Tools & Applications: Windows XP (administrator and general use experience) Network experience (e.g. domain controller and simple network configurations) Backups of Physical servers (Windows 2012 OS), virtual machines, ESX server Disaster recovery/restores Hardware/System Monitoring of physical and virtual servers System Maintenance - scheduled upgrades / maintenance, start-up and shutdown of rack components Software Maintenance - applying OS updates, antivirus/antispyware updates, and patch updates User Account Maintenance (Account creation/management with Active Directory) Systems & Software Engineering background and experience Weapons Systems Officer Electronics Warfare Officer Precision Guided Munitions Planning Software (PGMPS) Mission Planning Systems Support Representatives (SSR) Experience with Air Force Mission Planning Support System (AFMSS) For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on