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Virtualization System Administrator

Job ID: 217381
Location: CARY, NC, United States
Date Posted: May 19, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is hiring a Virtualization System Administrator to join our team in Cary, North Carolina. 

Position Summary:

The job of the System Administrator is installing, operating, and maintaining physical/virtual operating system servers in support of business processing requirements.  Installs, upgrades, and patches operating systems and complex software packages.  Manages storage for virtual infrastructure and the resource allocation for virtual machines.  Schedules installations and upgrades in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.  Conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 

Primary Responsibilities:
The successful candidate must be able to do the following:

  • Plan, create, and configure virtual infrastructure following Army and Cybersecurity policy and guidelines
  • Troubleshoot problems with virtual infrastructure, resource allocation, and network communication
  • Propose and optimize virtualization planning for the Enterprise
  • Create, execute and report on testing and implementation plans
  • Create, execute and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for Enterprise Services
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Capable of resolving complex issues
  • Strong troubleshoot and debugging skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking
  • Must be a self-starter; capable of working independently, under limited direction, and in team environments


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 7+ years or related experience; OR Associates Degree and 5+ years of related experience: OR Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of related experience.
  • Systems Administration experience
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Windows Operating System platforms
  • Level II DoD 8570 certifications: Security+ CE
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have an active SECRET clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification (obtain within 90 days of hire)
  • Experience managing VMWare platform and environments
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time


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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