Windows System Administrator

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Vicksburg, MS, USA
  • Jun 30, 2021

Job Description


A leader in the exciting and growing field of High Performance Computing (HPC), Team SAIC is searching for a Windows System Administrator to join our team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi.  


  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and installation of the supporting Windows virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) on a Nutanix cluster using VMware.
  • Candidate will also be part of a team that manages, maintains, and administers Windows desktops, Windows servers, as well as workgroup and desktop printers. 
  • Direct user support and interaction is required on a daily basis, so the candidate must be able communicate and work well with users, other function support teams, management, and vendors. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and three (3) years or more experience; or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain the interim Secret Security clearance to begin working on the contract.  Must be able to obtain the Secret Clearance, with a subsequent Top Secret Clearance to be obtained to maintain employment.  SAIC will assist with the process of obtaining the interim Secret clearance for the qualified candidate.
  • Must be able to obtain DoD 8570 certification Security+ within 3 months of hire
  • Must be able to obtain Operating System certification (any windows certification) within 3 months of hire
  • An  understanding of managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Windows Active Directory and  networking technologies such as DNS, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, etc., and a working knowledge of how to implement and troubleshoot in a LAN/WAN environment
  • Managing the interaction between a Windows Active Directory Environment and large number of Linux based Servers.
  • Experience with Windows authentication via DoD CAC (Common Access Card)
  • Experience with managing and maintaining virtualization infrastructure and architecture such as VMware vSphere and Citrix Xen Sever
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center, especially Configuration Manager
  • At least 3 years’ experience supporting Microsoft Server and Desktop environments

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with VMware’s vSphere and Horizon View
  • Experience with Microsoft HyperV
  • Experience with DoD and Army security configurations, technologies, and policies, including DISA STIG, Army Gold Master, IAVA, etc.
  • Experience with High Availability configuration in a Windows Active Directory Environment for both local and remote site configurations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit