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Principal Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2117325
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Principal Systems Administrator in San Diego, CA with an active Top Secret/SCI Clearance to support a DARPA-led initiative. The ideal candidate will have expertise and extensive experience in technical programs, technical program management, agile software development, and specific experience with software development in a DevOps environment.
Distributed Experimentation Environment (DE2) and Vanguard Force DevOps Environment (VFDE)  are designed to leverage Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) experimentation in developing advanced warfighter architectures and CONOPS and link sensors and weapons platforms in times of critical conflict around the globe.
Daily activities may include:
  • Providing technical support to improve Multi-Domain Command and Control (MDC2) capabilities through the development and continuous improvement of the Distributed Experimentation Environment (DE2) and Vanguard Force DevOps Environment (VFDE).
  • Improving DE2/VFDE processing, cybersecurity, hardware and software, exploitation, and Battlespace Management and C2 (BMC2) capabilities across all warfare domains.
  • Performing high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers.
  • Coordinating, directing and performing complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Scheduling installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Continually monitoring and tuning multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensuring workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Ensuring data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Conducting hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Developing technical solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of nine (9) years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree; Or seven (7) years of relevant experience with a Master’s Degree.  Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in server architectures, storage architectures, virtualization, clustering, monitoring tools, backup/restore, performance tuning/capacity planning, documentation, server management
  • Must have experience with server administration including backup/restore, performance tuning, DNS, TCP/IP, and clustering.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience working with VMWare hypervisors and architecture
  • Solid understanding of data and telecommunication technologies and networking fundamentals.
  • Working knowledge of database management, security and data access technologies
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills for effective interaction with customers and co-workers
  • Proven ability to provide project leadership as well as work routine tasks with minimal supervision
REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCE:
  • Active TS/SCI


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt 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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