System Administrator (Applications)

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented System Administrator (Applications) to join our team in Arlington, VA, supporting the DISA-JSP customer.

•    Deployment and operational support for a portfolio of web applications, monitoring security and operations, and assisting in the support of a suite of development tools
•    Installation and updating of software platforms and development tools
•    Monitor operational availability of production applications by utilizing and implementing automated failure alerts
•    Detecting and correcting operational issues
•    Planning for and testing new versions of supported platforms
•    Tracking down problems relating to issues in the computing environment, such as network or security problems.
•    Developing scripts to automate, when possible, frequently performed tasks
•    Conduct capacity and performance planning
•    Develop and perform automated deployment and upgrade procedures/script
•    Working with application deployments, upgrades, data migrations, and patches
•    Participate in technical bridge calls
•    Be able to multitask multiple projects and prioritize work to support mission and customer requirements


Required Education/Skills/Years of Experience:

•    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience with Minimum of 5 years of relevant IT work experience (additional 5 years of pertinent experience in lieu of a degree)
•    Experience with installing, configuring, and administrating large complex Apps in O&M environments (Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), Internet Information Services (IIS), Oracle/SQL 
•    Experience with DISA STIGs preferred)
•    This position requires an active DOD Top Secret clearance. 
•    United States citizenship
•    Possess DoD 8570.01-M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate prior to start of work - IAT Level II required (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP); IAT Level III is desirable (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH).  Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered

Desired Education/Skills/Years of Experience:

•    Excellent oral and written skills, with an ability to understand and predict customer behavior and response to communication 
•    Outstanding organizational skills 
•    Experience scripting deployment and management activities to support applications creating and consuming Platform Services environments
•    Demonstrated strong experience in the engineering, migration, troubleshooting, and support of Web Applications, Client/Server applications, and deployment scripting to assist in deploying applications to software defined networks and data centers.
•    Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing priorities with promptness, efficiency, and ease 
•    Possess proficient analytical, problem solving and decision making skills 
•    Demonstrated capacity for gathering and scrutinizing data to identify issues, opportunities and patterns