Systems Administrator at SAIC

| Huntsville, AL
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SAIC is currently looking for a Systems Administrator to support the work on the Aviation (AVN) Systems Integration Laboratories (SILs) located in Huntsville, Alabama (Redstone Arsenal).

  • Operate as the system admin for the AVN SILs and report to the project manager
  • Work independently with general direction and as a team member
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly, and annual operational maintenance, support, and software upgrades
  • Schedule backups, installations, and upgrades and maintain the system hardware and software in accordance with the customer's IT and IA policies and procedures
  • Works with the engineering team to ensure system and application data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions
  • The identification, documentation and mitigation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities using the Risk Management Process (RMF) and compliance with an Authority to Operate (ATO)
  • Providing robust implementation of good security practices and technical insight on remediation of cybersecurity concerns via direct interaction with the software development team.
  • The position requires daily interaction with the AVN SIL leadership and Software Engineering teams to review security design requirements, evaluate proposed technical solutions for remediation of software vulnerabilities, and verify implementation of security updates for sustaining the current and future AVN SIL systems.



Bachelors and 5 years related experience;4 years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree

Clearance: Must have an active Secret Clearance; US citizenship is required

  • Security + or DOD 8570 IAT Level II complaint certification
  • Computing Environment (CE) certificate


The prospective candidate should possess hands on experience with:
  • Windows Server and Client OS experience
  • CentOs and command line environment to implement Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Juniper Switches (desired/not required)
  • Experience working with routers
  • Networks and network configuration experience
  • Knowledge about DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the accreditation process for DoD systems

Understanding of the following: (Desirable / Not Required)
  • EMASS (Enterprise Mission Assurance Security System)
  • ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Scanner)
  • HBSS (Host Based Security Solution)
  • IAVMs ( Information Assurance Vulnerability Management)
  • CVE's (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures; per MITRE/SANS
  • CWE's (Common Weakness Enumeration), per MITRE/SANS
  • US-CERT Secure Coding Standards

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 Contact Us 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.
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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 279 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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