Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Gordon
United States


SAIC has three openings for a Senior Systems Administrator in Fort Gordon, GA. 

  • Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers.
  • Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Plans and implements the modernization of servers.
  • Develops, implements, and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
  • Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems to be implemented.

It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content.  Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee.








EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more of related experience; Masters and three (3) years or more related experience; PhD and 0 years experience. Additional four (4) years experience may be substituted for degree.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience administrating networks and systems, worked directly in the career field during five (5) of the preceding eight (8) years.
  • Must have a solid understanding of Microsoft server & workstation operating systems and networking 
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux operating systems preferred
  • Advanced IT administrator skills in remote administration, remote desktop, Group Policy Object (GPO) management, system backup and recovery, and monitor servers for performance evaluation and optimization
  • Advanced IT Administrator skills in Collaboration Services, e.g., Chat Services, SharePoint Portal, Electronic Email Exchange) Server
  • Advanced skills in datacenter management, Cloud Services, virtualization, storage area networks (SANs), data/system backups, and asset management
  • Expert remote troubleshooting and customer service skills.
  • Be computer literate with emphasis on proficiency with MS Office products (i.e.; MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access).


  • Must have 1 of 3:   Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server, CompTIA Server+; or equivalent.
  • At least one Systems Administrator must have certification in either Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Core Infrastructure OR MCSE Core Infrastructure.
  • At least one Systems Administrator must have certification in Microsoft (MS) server virtualization.
  • At least one Systems Administrator must have certification in NetApp Certified Data Administrator (CDA).



  • U.S. citizen with Secret clearance required to start work
  • Ability to obtain a TS with SCI eligibility





Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.