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Senior Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2404784
Location: QUANTICO, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

Introduction

Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated IT professionals who will sustain, modernize and transform the enterprise IT capabilities of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).  The Air Force and Combatant Commands Business Group of SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support a transformational infrastructure program for DCSA.

SAIC is proud to be supporting DCSA in safeguarding our nation's information.  DCSA is the designated oversight authority on the accreditation of classified facilities, information systems, and the insider threat program.  This involves security oversight of more than 10,000 companies and approximately 13,000 facilities involved in classified work throughout the DoD and 31 Federal agencies.

Specifically, on the DCSA One IT program, SAIC will provide an enterprise IT solution that delivers highly secured and adaptable IT infrastructure, provides customer support, and cutting-edge technologies that support operations and advance the DCSA mission under a single IT environment (i.e., One IT).

Job Description

• Systems administration of server systems connected to local and wide area networks.
• Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems and management of system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
• Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the server infrastructure. 
• Provide Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution. 
• Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers. 
• Isolate and resolve hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, or any combination thereof. 
• Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure server infrastructure components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance. 
• Perform software installations and upgrades to Microsoft Windows operating systems and layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements; evaluation and installation of software/hardware patches and resolution of software related problems associated with COTS/GOTS products. 
• Conduct routine and emergency maintenance of assigned data center equipment. 
• Ensure systems are secure to STIG guidelines by utilizing tools such as ACAS.
• Maintain operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures (SOPs).
• Verify system availability with existing enterprise tools. 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

It is required that the Senior Systems Administrator have the following qualifications: 

  • BA/BS
  • Five (5) or more years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Must have Security+ or equivalent DoD 8570 Level II certification.
  • UNIX, Windows, and/or Storage administration experience.
  • Experience working with trouble reporting and tracking systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. 
  • Ability to function as a team member and independently.
  • Location requirement: Ability to work at the customer site at least three (3) days per week (two (2) days telework).

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in the imagery intelligence domain a plus.
  • Ability to create and modify scripts in multiple disciplines on Windows, Linux, and Solaris systems.
  • Knowledge of the customer's processes and procedures and of the customer's production systems a plus. 
  • Prefer skills in one or more of the following: Window Server, Red Hat, IRIX, Solaris, Sybase, Informix, SQL, and Imagery Production Chain.
  • General knowledge of database administration, network administration and possess network configuration management skills.

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.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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