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System Administrator

Job ID: 2303423
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2023
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 is seeking a Systems Administrator to support Army Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) training solutions with the Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Laboratory (JSIL) in Huntsville, AL.

Systems Administrator candidate will be required to design and implement solutions that meet requirements for UAS training solutions in the scope of software systems configuration, network implementation, and system deployment methodologies. Strong integration with the program’s security team is essential for rapid responsiveness to program security needs. You will have to work with a team of engineers to review and define configurations, create automation scripts to deploy and configure network assets, review, test, and deploy software applications to include hardening and configuration management.

Responsibilities include:

  • System deployment and configuration for RHEL 7/8 and CentOS Linux
  • System security management using RMF and associated DoD security practices.
  • System patching and updating, to include RMF requirements and DoD STIGs


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience; four (4) years of experience are accepted in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:

  • An Interim Secret Clearance must be obtained prior to employment; a Secret Security Clearance must be obtained to maintain employment.

Required Skills:

  • Experience working in both Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge with scripting and automation tools such as bash scripting and python scripting.
  • Experience with automated building Linux systems (Kickstart) is a plus.
  • Understanding and experience with ESXi VMware server technologies.
  • Ability to configure and manage Linux systems IAW DoD and Army STIGs to maintain security posture.
  • Basic knowledge with remediation via scripts such as PowerShell or batch files.
  • Bash scripting and process automation
  • PKI Authentication and SSL Certification Management
  • DoD STIG Compliance
  • DoD 8570 IAT II (or better) Certification (i.e. Security+)
  • OS Software Certification (i.e. Linux+)

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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