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Senior System Administrator

Job ID: 2015257
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 20, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description



SAIC is looking to fill a Systems Administrator position primarily in support of our software development team while assisting other teams for the JRE Division in San Diego, CA.


Job duties include: day-to-day operational maintenance support in a mixed-platform environment, hardware maintenance of workstations/servers and disaster recovery.


Candidate will schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.


Candidate will be responsible for assisting in Windows and *nix system administration and will work with Continuous Integration (CI) build pipelines.  Candidate will be responsible for conducting hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.


Must be a strong scripter/programmer and possess excellent organizational skills.


Required Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelors and 3-5 years or more experience; Masters and 2 years related experience

  • PC application analysis, system integration, software development and/or related disciplines
  • Working in a mixed-platform environment running both Linux and Microsoft systems
  • Working in virtualized environments
  • Supporting multiple Linux variants and other UNIX based operating systems
  • Developing and maintaining PowerShell, Bash, and/or C scripts or applications
  • Collaborating in a group environment and communicating ideas in both written and oral form

Applicants should be familiar with:

  • Infrastructure as Code applications such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible
  • Revision Control Systems such as Git
  • Active Directory/LDAP
  • System/Network Security
  • Cyber Security (NIST 800-171)
  • Windows Registry and GPO management
  • LAMP Implementations
  • Working in an Agile environment

Desired Experience/Certifications:

  • SharePoint, Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo or MySQL/PostgreSQL administration.

  • Security+ Certification and other IT Certifications.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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