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Systems Administrator

Job ID: 210075
Location: NEWPORT, RI, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2021
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 has an immediate opening for a Systems Administrator to provide IT support to our Middletown, RI offices.


Candidate will interface with SAIC personnel and IT systems to maintain the associated network components supporting data, voice and audio communication activities. Candidates will strive to provide top-notch support with a focus on prompt repairs to improve the overall uptime of networks.  

  • Make suggestions with regard to potential network design changes, analyze complex network issues, plan for corrective actions, and modify existing network configurations to determine root cause analysis.  
  • Manage PTF data backups utilizing BackupExec.
  • Maintain data files and monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity.
  • Manage user accounts and file permissions
  • Applying Microsoft Patches and Mcafee Antivirus definitions.
  • Design group policies to harden network infrastructure.
  • Scanning with Nessus software and remediating findings.
  • Repairing hardware inventory and assessing hardware needs that will benefit users.
  • Analyzing DoD stigs and apply pertaining to the package.
  • Manage Hardware and software inventory utilizing RMF process documentation.
  • Perform monthly security reviews of controls and validating relevant artifacts.
  • Perform monthly security reviews of controls and validating relevant artifacts.
  • Maintain security network infrastructure pertaining to firewall and cisco switch maintenance.


  • High School degree or GED. Additional formal education or training that is directly relevant to this particular type of work is a plus.
  • Possess a Security+ and Microsoft Windows 10 certification.
  • Requirement to get a Windows 2016 or higher server certification within 6 months.
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to all levels of the customer organization.
  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Full DOD Secret Security Clearance, active clearance preferred.


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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