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Principal Systems Administrator Active Directory

Job ID: 2407831
Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our team in support of the Battlespace Management Command, Control, and Communications (BMC3) Program. 

This position requires technical engineering experience, with a demonstrated understanding and application of systems engineering and configuration management principals and process, mission planning/scheduling along with experience in systems engineering and sustainment of existing baseline. The successful candidate will be effective at face-to-face interaction with customers and other contractors to respond to requests for information, support to technical meetings, technical interchanges and enterprise working groups. The candidate must be able to work independently and represent the program and SAIC at meetings and working groups with government and associate contractors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Day to day sustainment & support of the installed Battlespace Management Command, Control, and Communications (BMC3) System baseline.

·       Support major upgrade projects.

·       Provide technical expertise and support to mitigate risks when transitioning from one fielded baseline to the next.

·       Provide assistance to Network Administrators, System Administrators and users to increase their proficiency on the fielded baseline.

·       Assist with properly configuring, troubleshooting issues, and migrating to new AOC infrastructure components.

·       Assist with capturing site variances to incorporate into the CM process, data migration (as required), application tuning, domain policies, applying security patches, submitting/closing trouble tickets (as required) and configuring the baseline to minimize downtime.

·       Attend technical exchange meetings, engineering and integration meetings, post installation follow-up meetings.

·       Submit recommended changes to configuration management (CM) personnel.

·       Provide recommendations on performance and security issues and other items of interest.

·       Completion of all applicable fielding prerequisites and post install releases (Critical System Updates (CSUs), Fast Tracks (FT), Out Of Cycles (OOC), and Agile Release Events (AREs) by applicable deadlines.

·       Attend site and meetings, as applicable.

·       Work with key players to identify achievable site specific objectives.



·       Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.  Experience and industry certifications will be considered in lieu of education requirements.

·       Current Top Secret security clearance.

·       Current IAT Level 2 Certification (Sec+ or higher).


Desired Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:

·       Familiarity with DISA STIG compliance.

·       Experience in mission management or command & control domains.

·       Knowledge of systems engineering roles and functions, including requirements management, functional analysis, configuration management processes and procedures.

·       AWS Cloud Experience.

·       Experience with Active Directory, Exchange, DNS, SCCM, LDAP, Group Policy Objects, WSUS, and SQL Server.

·       Experience with ACAS and Nessus.

·       Experience with HBSS.

·       System administration of Windows and Linux.

·       Experience with scripting such as PowerShell, BASH, Python, and VB Script.

·       Administration of computer systems related to domain services, including system startup and shutdown; security and application patch installation; security scanning and remediation; user account, profile, and permission management; system backup and restoration; system service and log management; system auditing; problem report management; performance management; and other IT administration-related services, as directed by the customer.

·       Identification of any errors or correction needed to system technical diagrams and documentation, including installation, configuration, and operations & maintenance guides, as well as system/application verification and validation instructions.

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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 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 For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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