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System Administrator (OCONUS)

Job ID: 208135
Location: VICENZA, Vicenza, Italy
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? SAIC has established and upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement AFRICOM’s mission objectives.

 
What You’ll Get to Do:
 

This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US AFRICOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to travel OCONUS. 

 

The System Administrator is responsible for maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting and repairing personal computer systems, hardware, software, computer peripherals, and AV equipment. Assist employees via remote access, phone, or in person. May also mentor or train other System Administrators. Candidates need excellent problem-solving and customer service skills, as well as extensive experience with desktop hardware, software applications, operating systems and network connectivity.  They must be customer service-oriented and proactive in anticipating and resolving problems while maximizing efficient use of computing resources. Selected candidates may be required to provision and maintain mobile devices (NIPR, SIPR).  Selected candidates may supervise System Administrator teams.

 
 
More About the Role:
 

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.  The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.  The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

 

Specifically, the System Administrator will be responsible for supporting systems and applications on a geographically dispersed Windows 10 Enterprise network. Installing, configuring and maintaining desktop and laptop PCs, mobile devices and peripherals, such as printers. Installing and configuring application and operating system software and upgrades. Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues and work with other teams to identify root cause and resolution. Multiple device configuration including personal device support and configuration. Removing old equipment and performing data migration to new machines. Experience in implementation and administration of infrastructure services like FTP, IIS, DNS, DHCP, and GPOs. Analyzes user needs for business applications. Researches alternatives and proposes solutions. Coordinates hardware and software system installation and ensures specifications are met. Create and maintain thorough documentation for all desktop solutions and troubleshooting instructions in the Knowledge Databases. Working with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensuring that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule

Analyzing and making recommendations for hardware and software standardization.

 

Additionally, the System Administrator will provide remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required.  



Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 9+ years of experience.

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

  • DOD 8570 IAT 2 Compliance (CompTIA Security +, equal or greater)

  • TESA Eligibility

 
Desired Qualifications:
  • ITIL v3 – Foundation
  • Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs

  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards

  • Experience working with basic networking to include foundations of Cisco Routers and Switches




Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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