Senior Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Jersey
United States


SAIC is seeking a Senior System Administrator who will be responsible for providing server support as well as some desktop support for our client at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.


Note: This is temporarily remote due to COVID.  This position will be working remote 3-4 days and 1-2 days on site in Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.


Server Support:

  • The candidate will be part of a team of responsible for supporting approximately 40 Windows servers hosted on site in addition to the supporting VMware infrastructure and hardware.

  • Server support includes applying updates, applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), performing configuration changes and routine backups.

  • Supported applications include Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft DevOps / Team Foundation Server, Microsoft IIS, as well as various code analysis and test tools.  Experience with VMware and Linux is a plus.

  • The candidate will configure the servers according to user requirements and documented best practices. The servers will be monitored on a regular basis to ensure the systems are compliant with DoD and Army policies and regulations. This includes reviewing audit logs and checking for intrusion attempts.

Desktop Support:

  • The candidate will be responsible for responding to requests for desktop support originating from helpdesk tickets, phone calls, and emails. Support includes all aspects of installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of laptops, desktops, and printers.

  • Candidate will be responsible for responding to various taskers related to securing desktop hardware.



  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience. Four (4) additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Some windows server experience 

  • Candidate must either meet or be able to obtain all of the requirements for obtaining administrative privileges on supported systems, including obtaining

    • CompTIA Security+ certification within 60 days from start date

    • DoD accepted certification in a related area within 60 days from start date. (Such as any of the following but not limited to CompTia Server+, Microsoft Certification, Vmware Certification etc)

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.


  • Experience with VMware and Linux is a plus.

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.