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Senior Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2401513
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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 Senior Systems Administrator to support Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS) program on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.

Position Overview:

This role is a Senior position requiring a self-starter who can bridge teams to solve problems and provide guidance to other system administrators.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with other teams/team members to resolve technical issues that may arise during development and testing.
  • Understanding of network administration tools, techniques, and methods.
  • Fundamental knowledge in networking principles (TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, SNMP).
  • Active Directory Domain Administrator - Manage and maintain: Sites and Services, DNS, Group Policy Objects, Computer/User Objects, LDAP, Authentication protocols, AD Permission delegation using the least privilege methodology, Dynamic/Static AD groups, as well as other Domain services in accordance with MS best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure /add new services as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Windows domain architecture experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Directs and assists other SAs in troubleshooting and resolving system problems and hardware failures.
  • Conducts technical assistance visits, as required.
  • Works with Information Assurance (IA) technicians to mitigate vulnerabilities, report IAVAs, STIGS, and patches and develops POA&Ms for applications.
  • Provisioning (physical & virtual), configuring, maintaining, monitoring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting Linux Operating Systems (RHEL 7/8/9).
  • Security hardening Linux in a standalone environment to comply with DISA STIGs as well as addressing Tenable Nessus scan results.
  • Install & maintain various Linux applications such as Apache Tomcat, Kerberos, LDAP, Centrify, Java.
  • Provisioning hardware, storage, resources and configuration/administration, including high-availability and failover services.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree with five (5) years of experience; an additional four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required Clearance:

  • Active Secret security clearance required to begin work on the contract 
  • U.S. citizenship is required 

Required Certifications:

  • CompTIA Security+

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Applicant must have experience with the application of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to operating systems and network devices.
  • Experience with Current versions of Windows (e.g. Server 2019, 2022, Windows 10, 11 Enterprise).
  • Experience with PKI implementation/infrastructure.
  • Experience with Microsoft Server products.
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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