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Command System Administrator

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Job ID: 2012319
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a command System Administrator in Fort Meade, MD.  This Command System Admin will take tasking and guidance from the Command Division Officer and work along with Government and contractor SA’s & ISSO’s and other members of the command as required.  In this position you will work with multiple teams and support the primary Fort Meade sites, users and systems to ensure security compliance and maximize system uptime.   You will work up and down the chain of command and provide guidance to help drive security compliance measures. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Handle day to day Linux and Windows system administration needs

  • Provide user level support to developers to assist with day to day use of systems (accounts, password resets/vm restarts/system issues) and help develop new system functions 

  • Assist ISSO’s and System Administrators in making approved system changes. 

  • Provide recommendations for system & network security via reporting or formal meeting settings. 

  • Monitor computer network & systems ensuring all servers, switches, routers, crypto, fiber connections, attached leased circuits and distant end hardware are fully secure and follow proper operations through security scans and implementation of security controls as directed. 

  • Monitor user accounts ensuring permissions match role for level of access.  Validate in-hold accounts of detaching personnel. 

  • Provide information assurance guidance and oversight for the networks and stand-alone systems 

  • Develop formal information system security, education and training, and awareness program coordinating with the command ISSE & ISSM 

  • Coordinate information security inspections to include an incident response action should they be discovered 

  • Maintain liaison with high level professionals in other agencies and facilities to identify and define current and future technologies to support intelligence requirement 

  • Create system security plans, plan of action and milestones (POA&M), security action plan, personnel training, and maintain policies for all networks supporting the ISSM in all missions 

  • Monitor information security inspections include incident response actions as well as ensuring corrective measures have been taken 

  • Perform scanning and duplication of various security documents and other program documentation, filling of documents, maintain hardcopy and electronic files of program documents. 

  • Coordinate with PSO, SSO, CPSO personnel in accreditation processes 


Required Education and Experience: 

Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more of related experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more of related experience.

  • Experience working in a Cloud environment

  • Minimum of 5 years active Systems administration work on Virtual Linux/Windows machines in offline environments to include patch management, vulnerability scanning. 

  • Information Assurance experience including applying STIGS, resolving IAVA’s and risk acceptance documents. 

  • Experience writing security documents. Such as building an SSP from the ground up. 

  • Ability to push an approved plan through initial planning to full implementation.  

  • Ability to set technical and business objectives and follow through (i.e, SSP and A&A package). 
Desired: Knowledge of scripting tools like PowerShell and automation tools like Puppet and Ansible

Required Clearance:
US Citizen with an active TS/SCI with CI Poly is required.  Candidate must be able to maintain this level of clearance. 


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 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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