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GCCS Tier 2 Engineer

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Job ID: 213189
Location: MACDILL AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 3, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has a position open for a GCCS Engineer – Tier 2 located at MacDill AFB in Tampa, FL.


This position requires occasional shift work.


A GCCS Engineer will perform system administration tasks for the Global Command and Control System Joint (GCCS-J) at the Headquarters U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) in Tampa, Florida and at forward operating locations. The GCCS Engineer will provide GCCS/Agile Client//JRE/CDS technical support to install, monitor, maintain, upgrade, analyze, troubleshoot, repair and restore computer and information systems to an operational status, to include servers and desktop computers with UNIX (Solaris 10), Red Hat Enterprise Unix (RHEL 5.7), Windows Server 2016 platforms. The GCCS Engineer will evaluate hardware and software requirements and capabilities, develop and implement testing plans, and create engineering solutions for systems integration. Assist in the preparation and review of standard operating procedures. Specialize in the development, integration, deployment, and maintenance of GCCS-specific Windows system baseline installations. Prepare project status reports and briefings for contract and customer leadership. Provide remote administration to clients within the USCENTCOM GCCS footprint. Able to respond to Automated Help Desk Remedy tickets and document the actions taken to resolve the problems identified and return the user's system back to the service standards. The GCCS Engineer needs to possess excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Shift work and on-call duty may be required. Requires 15% travel and may include deployment to austere environments. A valid U.S. passport and compliance with all CENTCOM deployment regulations for immunization and travel are required.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred with 5+ years' experience; OR, High School equivalent and 9+ years of experience.

  • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Security + CE


Desired Skills:

  • Skills associated with installation, maintenance and operations of GCCS servers, ICSF clients, Agile Client and I3 with emphasis on communications configuration, track data flow and synchronization of the COP.

  • Operational experience working with the GCCS or any of its service variants (GCCS-M, GCCS-A, GCCS-AF, IAS/IOS (Internet Authentication System / Internetwork Operating System), and/or Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS))

  • Extensive experience with installation administration and maintenance of Solaris 10, Windows 2016 clients and servers.

  • UNIX Sybase database administration experience.

  • On-the-job experience with the administration of GCCS-J or service-specific systems.

  • Experience in Global Command and Control System (GCCS), understanding Windows Active Directory and VMware is desired.

  • Experience in military Joint Headquarters environments is essential.

  • Effective technical writing skills are essential.

Desired Certifications:
  • Red Hat Certification

  • Technical Certification in Systems Administration for the Solaris 10 OS


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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