Senior System Administrator

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Cary, NC, USA
  • Apr 06, 2021

Job Description


SAIC has a career opening for a System Administrator Senior in Cary, North Carolina.


  • The System Administrator Senior is responsible for installing, operating, securing, and maintaining physical/virtual Microsoft based servers in support of Active Directory. 
  • Installs, upgrades, and patches operating systems and complex software packages. 
  • Schedules installations and upgrades in accordance with established IT policies, procedures, and Change Management process. 
  • Conducts routine software audits of Microsoft based servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 
  • Must be a self-starter; capable of working independently, under limited direction, and in a team environment.



The successful candidate must be able to complete the following:

  • Install, configure, secure, and administer Enterprise Active Directory, Group Policy, and DNS applications for the Army National Guard Enterprise.
  • Create, execute and report on testing and implementation plans.
  • Create, execute and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for Enterprise Services
  • Capable of researching and resolving complex issues
  • Strong troubleshoot and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication skills


Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma and nine (9) years or more experience; OR Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; OR Masters and three (3) years or more experience; OR PhD and 0 years related experience
  • 5+ years as a Systems Administrator (Microsoft)
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft’s Active Directory, Group Policy, and DNS services
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2016, 2019 platforms
  • Level II DoD 8570 certification: CompTIA Security+ CE
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a SECRET security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • ITIL Foundation Certification (required within 60 days of hire)


Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time