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Principal Systems Administrator

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Job ID: 2314392
Location: PEARL CITY, HI, United States
Date Posted: Nov 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: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking to hire a Systems Administrator - Non-NMCI PTEN-D to support the Software, Simulation, System Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate, DEVCOM Aviation & Missile Center (AvMC) is supporting the USINDOPACOM and the K. Mark Takai Pacific Warfighting Center (PWC) located in Pearl City, Hawaii. 
This includes Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to support end-to-end life cycle development and execution, ensuring warfighter readiness and future capabilities are realized.

Job Description:

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent technical competency, reliability in delivering mission-critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest accessibility, optimization, and security. Qualified Non-NMCI PTEN-D System Administrator applicants will have a strong background and understanding of installing, configuring, and administering systems to support DOD scheduled events and exercises at the Pacific Warfighting Center USINDOPACOM sponsored training exercises abroad.  Assist a team of professionals with successfully coordinating, planning, and executing IT requirements for large-scale distributed events and exercises.  Assists in analyzing, project planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and enhancing large complex systems consisting of a combination that includes servers, computers, LANS, WANs and the physical and logical components that integrate these systems together as an enterprise networking backbone. The qualified candidate will also perform a variety of tasks related to 
This candidate will serve as part of a talented team of system and networks administrators and engineers who collectively demonstrate excellent technical competency and reliability in delivering mission-critical infrastructure and continually ensure the highest levels of accessibility, optimization, and security. Qualified network engineers’ applicants will have a strong background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.


Required Education:

Bachelors with nine (9) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required Clearance:

Must have an Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret Clearance; US Citizenship required. 

Required Skills:

  • Previous work experience as a networking engineer within complex environment
  • Advanced knowledge of network operating systems including Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, IOS-NX, Ironport, Riverbed, Infoblox, Firepower, JUNOS, Aruba, ESX, and Brocade
  • Knowledge of networking hardware including CPUs, wiring, and routers
  • Familiarity with communication and routing protocols
  • High level problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal oversight

Required Certification: 

Meet DoDM 8570.2 IAT II or III requirements (CompTIA Security+/CASP, or ISC2 CSSP/CISSP).


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.


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