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Senior System Administrator (Windows)

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Job ID: 1925337
Location: VICKSBURG, MS, United States
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is hiring a Windows Systems Administrator in Vicksburg, MS !!

A leader in the exciting and growing field of High Performance Computing (HPC) is searching for a Windows/Linux System Administrator to join our team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, Mississippi,  


Responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and installation of the supporting Windows virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) on a Nutanix cluster using VMware. Candidate will also be part of a team that manages, maintains, and administers Windows desktops, Windows servers, as well as workgroup and desktop printers.  Direct user support and interaction is required on a daily basis, so the candidate must be able communicate and work well with users, other function support teams, management, and vendors. 



Education and Experience: 

Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree may be substituted.

Required Qualifications:

  • An  understanding of managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Windows Active Directory and  networking technologies such as DNS, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, etc., and a working knowledge of how to implement and troubleshoot in a LAN/WAN environment
  • Managing the interaction between a Windows Active Directory Environment and large number of Linux based Servers.
  • Experience with Windows authentication via DoD CAC (Common Access Card)
  • Experience with managing and maintaining virtualization infrastructure and architecture such as VMware vSphere and Citrix Xen Sever
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center, especially Configuration Manager
  • Active DoD interim TS or full TS with SSBI
  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements - security + before starting; 
  • able to obtain MS cert within 90 to 120 days
  • At least 3 years’ experience supporting Microsoft Server and Desktop environments

Clearance Requirements: 

  • Interim Top Secret or TS required to start.  Ability to obtain the full Top Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with VMware’s vSphere and Horizon View
  • Experience with Microsoft HyperV
  • Experience with DoD and Army security configurations, technologies, and policies, including DISA STIG, Army Gold Master, IAVA, etc.
  • Experience with High Availability configuration in a Windows Active Directory Environment for both local and remote site configurations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit


Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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