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Job ID: 2307536
Location: REMOTE WORK, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented System Administrator to support the US Navy in San Diego, CA.

Note: This is a hybrid remote position with approx. 1 day a week onsite at our SAIC office in San Diego, CA.


  • Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers.
  • Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Plans and implements the modernization of servers.
  • Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
  • Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Incumbent develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures.
  • Incumbent in this job works closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives.
  • Work is reviewed by supervisor/lead to measure meeting objectives. Directs established guidelines, procedures and policies.
  • PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of the variety of factors.
  • FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under general direction on routine work. May receive detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy. Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • IMPACT: Contributes to completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in allocation of additional resources.
  • LIASON: Primarily internal company contacts. Infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.


  •      The applicant will provide technical support and compliance for the network in a collaborative team environment
  •       Day-to-day operations and maintenance which include but not limited to; review of audit logs, creating backups of the data, files, maintaining network documentation and reviewing scans
  •       Server/Workstation Security and maintenance updates
  •       Maintain system configuration documentation
  •       Design/Maintain/Create system configuration and architecture documentation
  •       Design/Maintain/Create system process and procedure documentation
  •       Maintain virus definitions, patch versions and Department of Defense (DoD)
  •       Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) levels on all servers, workstations, and laptop
  •       Monitor and Maintain Host Based Security System (HBSS)
  •       Utilize the DoD Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) to update, manage and track implementation of information security requirements for the IT assets and resources
  •       Provide technical support and implementation for security tools and upgrades
  •       Provide installation support for network systems applications
  •       Support DoD Information Assurance Risk Management Framework (DIARMF)
  •       Ensure all HBSS products are at the latest version
  •       Ensure the Security Center Linux server is at the latest DISA-approved version of Security Center, as well as having the latest patches installed
  •       Ensure the Nessus Scanner is at the latest DISA-approved version of Nessus
  •       Perform export of Microsoft updates from WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) server



  • Bachelors and two (2) years’ experience. Additional years’ experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Active Security + desired. Candidate will need to obtain Security + within 6 months of hire. 
  • Must currently hold an active Secret Security Clearance.

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 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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