The systems administrator (SA) will be responsible for administration of Windows and Linux based desktop systems for test and development supporting an Army project. The SA will support the project in the troubleshooting of test/development systems, establishing standard operating procedures, user/system management, system patching, and maintaining a system security posture in compliance with DoD information assurance policy, including Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) execution, compliance with risk management framework, and DoD/Army cybersecurity best practice conformity.
The SA will have the opportunity to both manage established and successful systems as well as implement system automation for patching, security baseline compliance, and improve lab Information Technology (IT) as needed.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
Responsible for ensuring smooth IT Infrastructure operations to SAIC workforce assigned to designated work locations and networks.
IT Support for monitoring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting of network firewalls, switches, routers, and other associated network hardware and software.
Interfaces with the employees/customers to ensure new IT systems (HW, SW and networks) are coordinated through all corporate interfaces (Security, ITO Directorates).
Conducts on-site installation and testing and maintenance of IT equipment to ensure proper working order.
Responsibilities include oversight and integration support of existing hardware, software, network configurations and new system initiatives for all sites within area of responsibility.
Installation of software maintenance releases or hardware upgrades including the oversight of the installation process and test procedures to diagnose and resolve product performance problems at installation.
Identifies areas requiring product improvement and works with program and ITO to implement upgrades and hardware or software engineering change orders.
Must have knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST 800-53 implementations in secure environments.
Bachelor’s Degree in a computer related field
Experience in software development (C, C++)
10 – 15 years in management of DoD lab systems in accordance with best practice, identifying and implementing system improvements
Experience in Perl/Python languages
Experience in interoperability with Army C2 systems
Experience in documenting as-built IT systems, including standard operating procedures, configurations, etc.
Implementing system scripts/automation to improve, manage, and patch systems and assist in system testing
Experience with Army radio communications for C2 systems; BFT experience preferred
Proactively monitor IT systems within a lab environment and identify critical needs for improvement
Comfortable with migrating software and systems amongst different operating systems