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Windows Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2300784
Location: DENVER, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for a Senior System Administrator in Denver, CO. SAIC is recognized as an IT leader in the intelligence and law enforcement spaces. This exciting opportunity will be supporting the United States Marshals Services' unique mission needs. We are seeking an individual to join the team who is fully committed to the success of USMS programs and bringing the best innovation, implementation, and attitudes to bear to the position. 

Roles, Responsibilities, and Performance Outcomes:

  • Provide day-to-day system administration support to assigned systems, new deployments of systems, test, and evaluation of hardware and maintain system documentation
  • Analyze systems and perform usability testing to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements
  • Install, configure, and maintain the organization's Windows Server instances
  • Maintain operating efficiency and stability, ensure the security and integrity of all systems and data, and respond to outages and other issues
  • Consult with other engineers on issues relative to procedures, technical problems, and methodologies
  • Develop and enhance processes and technical documentation; create back-up procedures, test plans and reports Operations experience into an enterprise setting, including demonstrated O&M experience (advanced troubleshooting, patching, hardening, etc.)
  • Experience with information security frameworks such as device encryption, anti-virus tooling, digital certificates, security policies etc
  • Familiarity with fundamentals such as DNS, DHCP, firewall, VPN, and PKI
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs
  • Experience in Virtualization/Hypervisors (VMware, Nutanix, etc.).
  • Proficient with patching tools, SCCM etc.
  • Familiarity with Cisco Hyperflex


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and five (5) years or more related experience; Masters degree and three (3) years or more related experience. Additional experience in lieu of a degree. 
  • Must be able to obtain a secret clearance
  • Must be able to obtain USMS Public Trust prior to starting work
  • Experience in Virtualization / Hypervisors (VMware, Nutanix, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Secret level clearance

The candidate selected for this role will be required to travel to our office in Arlington, Virginia for the first week of work for our initial training period. 


Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. 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 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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