Senior Systems Administrator
- Military veterans preferred
2021-09-11 SAIC (www.saic.com)
San Diego California 92152 United States
SAIC currently has an opening for a SeniorSystems Administrator to work at a NIWC San Diego, CA. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience providing advanced computing solutions in a heterogeneous environment. We use a wide array of Windows and Linux systems in a tightly integrated environment with a focus on security and high performance computing. If you want to work in a diverse environment that allows you to get into every aspect of building, maintaining and eventually designing complex computing systems this is a great opportunity!
Install, support and maintain both physical and virtual network servers and appliances
Administer software network hardware and equipment including switches, APs, etc.
Provide technical support when needed
Secure and maintain Microsoft and RHEL servers
Support cybersecurity efforts for RMF accreditations (ATO)
Perform ACAS scans and STIG compliance as required
Patching and scanning of Windows and Linux Systems
Perform system backups for future recovery and ensure security through access controls
Strong desire to adhere to best practices and provide the highest quality of service and support
Monitor and maintain system performance, recommend changes and upgrades
Build technical documentation, manuals, and diagrams in Confluence
Building and maintaining Host Based Security System (HBSS) servers
Promote collaboration with other staff members and participate in the implementation of new projects, ideas, etc.
Education and experience:
Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of related experience; years of experience may be substiuted in lieu of a degree.
Firm working knowledge of Windows or Linux systems
5 years of hands-on experience working with VMware / Hyper-V
Understanding of application and OS security, virus scanning, and patching in an RMF environment
Cisco certified preferred or must have experience in switching
Detailed oriented with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent verbal, written and documentation skills required
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with other team members
Experience with backup, antivirus and anti-malware/spyware solutions
Problem solve rapidly and effectively, in a timely manner
Must have strong work ethic to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent organizational skills while working on fast-paced environment
Ability to multi task
Works with a sense of urgency, while engaging and listening to experts
Exhibits a high degree of flexibility in adapting to a rapidly changing environment
Active TS/SCI Clearance
Windows or Linux Certifications
Security+ CE (IAT Level II)
CISSP (IAT Level III)
Occasional local travel (20%) may be required.
COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.