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Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2210656
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an opportunity for a mid-level Systems Administrator in Colorado Springs, CO at the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) on Schriever Space Force Base supporting the Indicium Communications Engineering and Security (ICES) team.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor systems performance and maintain operations
  • Control access to systems
  • Manage and maintain backups for systems
  • Update, configure, build and maintain systems and support infrastructure
  • Record, troubleshoot and solve issues identified by users
  • Work independently and with other engineers on requirements development, system architecture and system design
  • Execute field operations support for customer event activities
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Sys Admin Team Lead or Infrastructure Lead
  • Be able to work independently on complex tasks


Educational Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field and at least 5 years’ information systems engineering and design experience is required.  4 years' experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.

Clearance Requirements: Must possess an active Secret security clearance or have the ability to obtain one.

Required Skills and Certifications:

  • Must have Security+ CE or CISSP Certification and Operating System Certification (Windows)
  • Experience with administration of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2016/2019)
  • Understanding of modern TCP/IP networking fundamentals for local area networks
  • Experience with  patching and deploying software products and updates using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Familiar with managing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
  • Experience with Virtual Machines and hardware virtualization technology (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Experience with system imaging processes and software (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit,)
  • Experience with Multifactor Authentication and PKI
  • Experience with STIG processes/procedures

Preferred (not critical) Skills and Certifications:

  • Understanding of IA systems: HBSS, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL components
  • Familiar with Microsoft IIS and SharePoint services
  • Experience with Linux

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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