System Administrator Associate - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Installs and operates server operating systems software, including Windows Server and other server operating systems as required, running on virtual platforms, in a secure network environment. The System Administrator is also responsible for ensuring that servers are secure and performing optimally. He/she shall have experience installing, monitoring and optimizing systems, systems software, peripherals, and networks devices. He/she shall be skilled in creating user objects, creating administration scripts and batch files, running systems backups, and resolving systems problems.

  • Provide technical assistance for the installation and upgrading of new and existing file and print servers, application servers, and software
  • Maintain computer rooms, telecommunications closets, and network centers in a clean and orderly manner
  • Respond to service requests related to problems with file servers, communication servers, print servers, and other network devices
  • Perform system maintenance and vulnerability remediation in accordance with established DOT procedures
  • Be responsible for the creation, setup, and management of Active Directory network user accounts; including meeting security plan requirements
  • Perform maintenance/upgrades on systems hardware/software as necessary. This may require working outside normal duty hours
  • Perform system backups and restores utilizing the appropriate backup software and archival maintenance as required, and on an emergency basis
  • Perform Storage Area Network (SAN) operations, storage capacity management on a Fiber optic backbone
  • Install and operate server operating systems software, including Windows Server and other server operating systems as required in a secure network environment
  • Create administration scripts and batch files to automate processes or generate reports as requested. Knowledge of PowerShell is a plus
  • Proficient/knowledgeable in Windows Servers running as a Domain Controller supporting Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • VMware vSphere System Architect and Administration
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and 0 years related experience.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.