Dine Development Corporation

  • Unix System Administrator

    Job Location US-UT-Ogden
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/8/2018 1:43 PM)
  • Overview

    NOVA Corporation is 100% tribally owned by the Navajo Nation. 

    NOVA Corporation 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.
    NOVA Corporation 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.

    NOVA Corporation 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.

    NOVA Corporation will accommodate individuals with disabilities that need assistance applying for open positions.

    Advertised Job Title

    Unix System Administrator


    Manage and maintain currently supported and subsequent UNIX (HP-UX and Solaris) and up through the current version on physical and virtual operating environments.

    • Provide senior level support to Hewlett-Packard UNIX (HPUX) operating system
    • Support other UNIX operating systems
    • Provide kernel configuration and tuning.
    • Perform system management and configuration.
    • Perform performance tuning, analysis and benchmarking.
    • Provide support in shell scripting tasks.
    • Provide support for the communications interfaces between servers and the communications infrastructure, including bonding, static routes, tcpwrappers and iptables/nftables.
    • Provide support of communication protocols used between IBM equipment, HPUX systems, Linux systems, Hewlett-Packard systems, Web servers, various switches and routers, and the NIPRNET.
    • Install and configure cluster technologies
    • Installation and configure shared file systems
    • Configure and manage HPUX servers to support large databases and applications, to include kernel parameters
    • Provide support of virtualization techniques for HPUX operating systems.  Perform maintenance and correct troubleshooting issues aligned with virtual technologies and the unique architectures involved in the virtual environments.



    • Must currently possess DoD 8570 IA certification – Security +, CE certification or equivalent 

    Skills Required: 

    • Strong UNIX Administration
    • Good troubleshooting skills with network issues from the perspective of the operating system
    • Good documentation and process skills
    • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
    • Experience with Remedy IT Ticketing system

    Competencies Required: 

    • HP-UX
    • Solaris 10 and up

    Technical Skills Required:

    • HP-UX
    • Solaris 10 and up
    • Scripting
    • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
    • Internet
    • SharePoint
    • Network Solutions/Design experience.
    • VISIO

    Nice to haves, but not requirements: Prior DoD or DISA work experience.

    Education Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree or eight years of experience in lieu of a college degree.

    Certifications Required

    CompTIA Security +

    Certifications Preferred


    Clearance Required



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