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Sys Administrator Principal

Job ID: 2115253
Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MD, United States
Date Posted: Oct 13, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



Windows Systems Administrator / Systems Engineer Level 5

Come be a part of the SAIC team in Fort Meade MD, where we help address the nation’s most pressing and complex challenges. SAIC works with our customers on missions that strengthen security and safety and protect the basic values of our society. We have an opening for a motivated, dedicated and energetic Windows Systems Administrator maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space. Interacts with users and develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.



The position requires an active/current TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph.

Education & Years of Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field (See Note 1) or a related discipline (See Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus fifteen (15) years of systems engineering experience.


A High School Diploma or GED plus nineteen (19) years of general system engineering experience (any Process Area). 


A Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field (See Note 1) or a related discipline (See Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience. 


A PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field (See Note 1) or a related discipline (See Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience. 


Note 1 – Examples of Qualified engineering fields include: Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management. 


Note 2 – Examples of related disciplines include: Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics. 



  • Maintain MS Project Server in a Windows Environment - Windows 2016, 12, 10 
  • Review, address and mitigate IAVA vulnerabilities using Government customer tools. 
  • Provide Windows Server maintenance and administration of OS and application updates. 
  • Review application and system logs to assist with troubleshooting and overall systems management. 
  • Build, stand up and maintain Windows-based virtual servers (VMWare) 
  • Implement Virtual Machines as a SharePoint Farm consisting of web front ends (WFEs), application servers, and database (SQL) servers, to provide MS Project Server service for large user base 
  • Perform regular and routine required maintenance and upgrades to server platforms 
  • Accommodate for a large capacity/storage - 1000+ users and 1500+ new schedules to be input into the system 
  • Implement and improve more efficient access, authentication/accreditation and permissions using Active Directory 
  • Microsoft Applications Communications support 
  • Work as part of a talented team on administration of MS Windows 10, MS Project Server, SharePoint, JIRA Qualifications

Required Skills 

  • Tier II/III ticket support
  • Accreditation and authentication/Security experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work across a broad range of projects


Required Certifications 

  • Security+, Network+, or A+ 

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.


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

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