Senior System Administrator - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Senior System Administrator in Huntsville, AL to support the mission areas of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) – Aviation and Missile Center (AvMC) Integrated Systems Solutions (ISS) Branch.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Senior-level system administration support for the projects and activities of ISS Branch managed resources such as the Advanced Prototyping Engineering and Experimentation (APEX) Lab, the Integrated Collaborative Environment (ICE), and the Force Protection Lab (FPL).  
  • The candidate will work in a collaborative team environment consisting of defense industry contractors and U.S. Government personnel.
  • Performing day-to-day operational maintenance and system administration, provisioning, and upgrades for operating systems, applications, workstations, firewalls, networks, and servers ensuring compliance with established standards and policies
  • Analyzing customer requirements and translating them into architecture designs and technical solutions leveraging physical hardware, virtualization, and private cloud technologies


Required Education and Experience:

BS degree with nine (9) years or more demonstrated experience in information technology (IT) and/or system administration. (13 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree)

Required Security Clearance: 

Candidate must have an active interim SECRET or higher security clearance and must be able to obtain and maintain an active SECRET clearance. 

Required Qualifications and Certifications

  • Must meet baseline information assurance (IA) certification requirements for an IAT Level II position per DoD 8570.01-M (Security+, Computing Environment)
  • Installation, configuration, and advanced troubleshooting experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems (Windows 10, Windows Server 2016)
  • Installation, configuration, and advanced troubleshooting experience with Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS)
  • Experience with design, implementation, and operations of server and/or virtualization technologies