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Systems Administrator

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Job ID: 2307075
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 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 has an opportunity for a mid-level Systems Administrator in Huntsville, AL.

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
  • Provide technical guidance and/or mentorship for other administrators
  • Execute field operations support for customer event activities
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Sys Admin Team Lead or Infrastructure Lead


Educational Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field or at least five (5) years’ information systems engineering, and design experience is required;  Four (4) years' experience can be accepted in lieu of 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 10/11, Windows Server (2016/2019)
  • Understanding of modern TCP/IP networking fundamentals for LAN/WAN
  • Experience with patching and deploying software products and updates using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Experience with managing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
  • Experience with Virtual Machines and hardware virtualization technology (VMWare)
  • Experience with provisioning and operations of Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Experience with configuring and daily operations of back up appliances (preferably Dell/EMC)
  • Experience with system imaging processes and software (Microsoft Deployment Toolkits)
  • Experience with Multifactor Authentication and PKI
  • Experience with STIG processes/procedures

Preferred (not critical) Skills and Certifications:

  • Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) systems: Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL components
  • Familiar with Microsoft IIS and SharePoint services

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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