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Job ID: 2217619
Location: PANAMA CITY, Panama City, Panama
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Systems Administrator FSET based out of Bahrain.  

The qualified candidate will serve as embedded support, supporting the Joint & Expeditionary Command and Control (JEXC2) program. Embedded personnel are considered subject matter experts (SME), mission essential and deployable on any Regional Combat Command (RCC) exercises or operations that require the use of C2 Family of Systems. The individual provides on-site technical support at the garrison and deployed locations where the C2 system operates. Embedded personnel permanently relocate to the country in which the system operates for a minimum of 1 year, per the contract. Personnel may receive housing and cost of living allowances in addition to base salary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work on deployable IT systems that communicate over satellite
  • Installation of new hardware or software 
  • Creating and managing user accounts
  • Maintaining computer systems such as servers and databases
  • Planning and properly responding to system outages and various other problems 
  • May include light programming or scripting to make the system workflows easier.
  • Training computer users and assistants.

Requirement for Operation and Maintenance support is typically 5 days a week for each C4I FoS fielded system. Work hours in excess of 40 hours per week per person may be required during contingency operations (deployments or exercises), an alternate work schedule may be required to support 24/7 operations. Typical core hours are 0800 to 1700.


Required Education:

Bachelors and 2 years’ experience; Masters and 0 years' experience; 4 years’ experience accepted in lieu of degree

Required Certification:

Security+ certification

IAT Level II or above Certification in addition to Security+

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with Windows Server 2012 R2, or newer
  • Understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy, and other Windows Roles and Features related to Enterprise services
  • Experience with virtualization, i.e. vmWare and ESXi.
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Experience in a Systems Administrator role
  • Security+ certification
  • IAT Level II or above Certification in addition to Security+

Required Clearance:

Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance. A minimum of a Secret clearance will be required prior to first day of employment. 

Required Travel:

Must be willing to relocate and live OCONUS for a minimum of (1) One year.  May include additional travel up to 25%.



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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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