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Windows Administrator

Job ID: 2204393
Location: VICKSBURG, MS, United States
Date Posted: May 13, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


A leader in the exciting and growing field of High Performance Computing (HPC), Team SAIC is searching for a Windows System Administrator to join our team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, Mississippi.  


The successful candidate will ultimately be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and installation of supporting Windows virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) on a Nutanix cluster using VMware. Candidate will also be part of a team that manages, maintains, and administers Windows desktops, Windows servers, as well as workgroup and desktop printers.  Direct user support and interaction is required on a daily basis, so the candidate must be able communicate and work well with users, other function support teams, management, and vendors. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree and 5+ years or more experience; OR Additional experience in lieu of degree may be substituted
  • An understanding of managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Windows Active Directory and  networking technologies such as DNS, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, etc., and a working knowledge of how to implement and troubleshoot in a LAN/WAN environment
  • Experience with managing and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure and architecture environment such as any of the following examples: VMware vSphere, Citrix Xen Server or others
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center, especially Configuration Manager

Required Certifications:

  • DoD 8570 IAT Certification Security+ prior to start date. 
  • Must be able to obtain Operating System Certification (Windows type cert) within 45 days of start date

Required clearance: 

  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain an Interim DoD Secret Clearance is required to start.  Then a fully adjudicated Secret Clearance must occur, with a subsequent Top Secret Clearance to be obtained to maintain employment.  SAIC will assist with the process of obtaining the interim Secret clearance for the qualified candidate

Desired Qualifications (Not Required):

  • Experience with Microsoft HyperV
  • Experience with High Availability configuration in a Windows Active Directory Environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Server and Desktop environments


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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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