System Administrator (Hampton Roads, VA)

| Hampton Roads, VA
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SAIC is seeking experienced and security-cleared System Administrators to support the Air Force's Air Operations Center (AOC) Falconer Weapon System team to perform tier one and two network support for all network systems. Systems Administrators must possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government's systems hardware and software. The position requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization. A background in the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required. This position monitors and controls one or more mid-range application servers. Systems Administrators studies program operating instructions to determine equipment setup and operations Systems Administrators continuously observes the operation of assigned applications and storage devices to monitor system operation and determines the point of hardware or software failure. This position manipulates systems in accordance with standard procedures to continue operations when individual units of a system malfunction. Systems Administrators confer with software systems engineering or applications programming personnel in the event that errors require a change of instructions or sequences of operations. The Systems Administrators maintains operating records such as machine performance and production reports.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Installing operating system software, patches, and upgrades
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software, and networking issues
  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning, and monitoring operating system software and hardware
  • Performing system backups and recovery
  • Conducting server builds
  • Establishes complex operational databases, software configuration control and system interfaces for computer systems related to customer Global Command and Control Systems
  • Maintains file servers, network access; documents, analyzes and troubleshoots systems anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance Educational Requirements:
  • Stays abreast of industry developments and applicable Government regulations
  • Performs audits, operational analysis and risk assessments
  • Makes recommendations for enhancing services
  • Formulates/Develop organizational system policies and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Secret Clearance
  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator
  • OR Linux Professional Institute Linux Essentials
  • OR Level 1 Unix System Administrator
  • 8+ years of System Admin related experience
  • Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, RESTful, SOAP and HTTP)
  • Works independently with little to no supervision researching new technologies or comparing technologies to meet the customers need while providing an unbiased opinion
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Strong oral and written communications, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgement and self-motivation
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
Preferred Skills & Experience:
  • Active US DoD Security Clearance granted within the last 5 years
  • Graduate-level degree in Engineering or a related technical or business field.
  • Experience working in Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) and general understanding of CAOC processes and procedures in support of execution of the Air Tasking Order (ATO) and Airspace Control Order (ACO).
  • Experience and understanding of Air Force Air Operations Centers and related technologies
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

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.
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SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 637 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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