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Cognos Systems Administrator with Full Scope/CI Poly

Systems Administrator

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland

Firm Service: Consulting

Job Description

One of the world's leading management consulting firms for executable strategy, operations, technology, and human capital advisory services. The consulting practice is built around integrated core capabilities - people, process and technology and industry expertise - the capabilities needed to help clients to tackle their most complex challenges

Dynamic Federal Practice based in Washington D.C. and the surrounding Metropolitan area has opportunities for you to become part of their high-quality team that delivers innovative solutions to key Federal clients in financial management, business process improvement, strategy and operations, information systems development, package implementation, enterprise transformation, business process and applications outsourcing, and a full range of human capital advisory services.

Job Description


  • ·         Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • ·         Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • ·         Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems.
  • ·         Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • ·         Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process.
  • ·         Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.

Required Skills/Qualifications


·         ACTIVE TS/SCI with Fullscope Polygraph

·         Demonstrate proficient software and hardware problem identification and solving skills.

·         Experience installing, configuring, and monitoring the latest Windows and UNIX operating systems.

·         Experience sizing, installing, configuring, and monitoring server hardware (HP, Dell, etc...)

·         Experience executing Security scans and implementing Information Assurance Vulnerability Assessment (IAVA) patches is required.

·         Experience with Web Server Configuration is required.

·         At least Five (5) years’ experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Desired Skills


Experience administering any of the following IBM products:

1. IBM Business Process Manager Advanced

2. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

3. IBM Cognos TM1

4. IBM Cognos Disclosure Management


6. IBM Rational Focal Point

7. IBM Rational Insight

One of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

You can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard.

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