BAE Systems
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System Administrator

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Employer Provided Salary: 75,570-128,480 Annually
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Job Description
The Opportunity: The Opportunity: Join BAE Systems' Intelligence and Security Sector and be part of a diverse and enthusiastic team who supports the U.S Navy's Strategic System Program (SSP). We are searching for an onsite System Administrator to support the IT Operations Team to support the customer's Model Based System Engineering Environments.
The Role: As an onsite System Administrator, you will focus on supporting the customers Model Based System Engineering Environment. This will involve supporting both Windows and Linux operating system and the tools running on the servers.

  • Installation, configuration, hardening, patching, tuning, upgrading, and archiving of Windows and Linux Servers
  • Installation, configuration, hardening, patching, tuning, and upgrading of System Engineering Tools
    • Doors, Teamwork Cloud, Jira and Confluence, Cassandra Database
  • Implementing System Security Policies (DISA STIG's)
  • Troubleshooting Windows and Linux Server Issues
  • Troubleshooting System Engineering Tool Issues
  • Automating Deployment and Sustainment Tasks
  • Provide training to users and coworkers on IT Systems
  • Vulnerability Scan and Remediation
  • Basic network administration
  • Tier 2 & Tier 3 Ticket Support
  • Software Evaluations

Who You Are:

  • You are eager to work in a DoD environment supporting the customer's mission
  • You have a passion to learn new technologies and tools
  • You are a detail-oriented person looking for an environment where you can learn and grow your skills
  • You enjoy working with people and collaborating across teams
  • You have a high degree of personal drive, initiative and the ability to drive change

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • A minimum of 4 years' experience with Windows Server operating system
  • A final DoD Secret Clearance to start
  • Ability to obtain and maintain and maintain DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain 1) Common Access Card (CAC) along with badge access to the customer's facility, and 2) a network account in good standing on the customer's network
  • An IAT II certification as specified in the DoD 8570
    • Or have a SECNAV 5239 qualifying degree, and the ability to meet the requirements for an IAT II certification as specified in the DoD 8570 within six (6) months of start date
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 10% of time
  • Experience hardening systems in accordance with DOD guidelines
    • Appling DISA STIG settings
    • Evaluating systems and software against DISA STIG settings (i.e. apache web server, MySQL server)
    • The ability to understand and remediate SCAP and ACAS findings
  • Experience with Linux scripting languages to automate tasks
  • Experience with PowerShell to automate tasks
  • Must be capable of developing and refining automation scripts for system management
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and supporting protocols
  • Basic knowledge of Virtualization (VMWARE Preferred)
  • Basic understanding of relational databases (Oracle and/or MySQL)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners and government officials

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • CompTIA Security+ ce Certification
  • Information Technology Related Degree
  • Experience planning and deploying complex toolsets on top of the Linux and Windows Servers

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $75570 - $128480
Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.
Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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What are BAE Systems Perks + Benefits

BAE Systems Benefits Overview

At BAE Systems, lives depend on us, and we depend on you. Helping you be your best—at work and at home—inspires us to deliver well-being programs and resources that allow you and your family to thrive in all areas of life.

Volunteer in local community
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
We promote flexibility through our leave policies, remote and hybrid work options, and alternative scheduling opportunities like the 9/80 schedule, which allows for every other Friday off.
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
We recognize families come in many forms. As an enrolled member of our benefits, you will have access to caregiving, childcare, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy financial assistance and resources.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

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