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Principal System Administrator

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Job ID: 2200538
Location: CARY, NC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 2, 2022
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
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate opening for Principal System Administrator to support the Army National Guard Enterprise Operations out of Cary, NC. 

Note:  This position is temporarily Remote, once COVID restrictions lift, onsite support at our Cary, NC customer location is required. 


  • Responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining physical/virtual Microsoft based servers in support of business processing requirements. 
  • Install, configure, and administer Service applications including, but not limited to:
    • Active Directory, Group Policy, and DNS Services
    • MS System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
    • SharePoint
    • Manage Virtualization infrastructures
    • Configure and Manage Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Create, execute and report on testing and implementation plans.
  • Create, execute and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for Enterprise Services
  • Installs, upgrades, and patches operating systems and complex software packages.   
  • Schedules installations and upgrades in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. 
  • Conducts routine software audits of Microsoft based servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 



  • Bachelors and eight (8) years or more experience; Additional experience in lieu of degree may be substituted for degree


  • Active DOD SECRET security clearance.


  • Must be able to maintain a Security+ certification
  • Be able to obtain a ITIL Foundation Certification within 60 days of start date


  • Windows Systems Administration experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft’s Active Directory, Group Policy, and DNS services
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, 2016, or 2019 platforms
  • Knowledge of VMWare/VSphere and/or SCCM/SCOM
  • Must be a self-starter; capable of working independently, under limited direction, and in a team environment.
  • Capable of resolving complex issues
  • Strong troubleshoot and debugging skills





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