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Windows Systems Administrator

Job ID: 219788
Location: GROTON, CT, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is hiring a Windows System Administrator to be located in Groton, CT. The successful candidate will be the primary technical resource for Windows Systems Administration. This position requires the ability to assist with the architectural, engineering, administration of Windows infrastructure, as well as participate in the change process and incident response processes.

The Windows System Administrator will be expected to:

  • Testing of upgrades and patches to maintain Windows Server 2012 and 2016.
  • Management tasking includes but is not limited to troubleshooting, metrics collection, maintenance support, and the timely entry of communication and tasking into the ticket management tool ITSM (Remedy).
  • Maintain the patch repository
  • Work on duties that include designing new windows server and desktop solutions, installing software, troubleshooting, and training techs and users, as needed.
  • Program in an administrative language, including PowerShell and VMWare CLI, as needed.
  • Write and Deploy Microsoft PowerShell scripts to support the collection of data from workstations and servers, assist with the deployment of software packages, and perform remediation actions on windows workstation or server assets
  • Resolve difficult interoperability problems to obtain operation across all platforms.
  • Help automate configuration of systems to specifications.
  • Review/advise on acquisition of hardware, software, needed to support the mission.
  • Perform a variety of routine and non-routine tasks associated with Cyber/Information Security (INFOSEC) and Information Assurance (IA) support in accordance with National and Department of Defense (DoD) standards to include the Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) / Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Conduct systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies, security needs, and user functional requirements.
  • Interact with the engineering management team and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines.

Qualifications

Required experience and education:

  • Bachelor's Degree; or 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

Required skills:

  • Two (2) years of Windows Systems Administrative experience.
  • Hardware knowledge.
  • Ability to sit, stand for extended periods and lift 50lbs.
  • Help desk experience.
  • GPO and AD experience.
  • Experience with VMWare.

Certifications:

  • Certifications (DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II): Security+
  • MCSA: Windows 10 / Server: must be able to obtain 6 months from date of hire

Clearance required:

  • Top Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI.

Desired experience:

  • Windows Administration/SCCM experience 
  • Networking / CCNA 
  • Vulnerability Scanning/Patching (IAVMs) 
  • McAfee ePO experience a plus 
  • VMware experience required 


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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