Database Administrator Principal - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Pearl City
United States


SAIC has an opportunity for a Systems Administrator.  This position is located in Pearl City, Hawaii. 
The Software, Simulation, System Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate, DEVCOM Aviation & Missile Center (AvMC) is supporting the USINDOPACOM and the K. Mark Takai Pacific Warfighting Center on Oahu, Hawaii.  This includes Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to support end to end life cycle development and execution, ensuring warfighter readiness and future capabilities are realized.
The Systems Administrator to work within our team, to build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our virtual and physical infrastructure. Candidate must be equipped and able to work in a dynamic and rapidly expanding environment. Qualified systems engineer applicants will have a strong background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis. Experience working as or with cloud/network engineers, systems Engineers/administrators, applications engineers, and information assurance is strongly desired.
Candidate is responsible for providing technical support for the Microsoft SQL database environment, to include overseeing development and organization of the databases, assessment, and implementation of new technologies/applications, and providing long-term recommendations or solutions on IT technology, database or capabilities.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field in addition to 8 years of experience relevant to Systems Administration
  • Master's Degree is preferred


 Required Experience Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience with system administration using Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 environments
  • 3+ years of experience with the VMware vSphere virtual environment, including virtual servers, virtual storage, virtual networking, and management
  • 3+ years of experience with Active Directory (AD), Group Policy Objects (GPO's), DNS administration or troubleshooting
  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server in managing/administering both standalone and multi-node failover clusters
  • 2+ years of experience with SQL Server configuration, failover clustering, applying STIGs, database security and encryption, database backup and recovery management, and database optimization
  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft IIS and managing/administering websites
  • Experience with Office 365
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud
  • Foundational knowledge of network concepts - routing, switching, subnets, and network security.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of the time


Required Certification: 

  • Security+ CE Certification

Desired Skills.

  • Previous service and experience in the USINDOPACOM Area of Responsibility
  • Desired certifications include: Microsoft certification - MCSA Windows 2016 and/or SQL Server 2016.; VMware Certified Professional; Microsoft Azure Fundamentals


Clearance Requirement:

  • Must have an active TOP SECRET Clearance with SCI eligibility