Junior Systems Administrator

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Aug 23, 2021

Job Description


SAIC has an opportunity for a Junior Systems Administrator in Huntsville, AL.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor systems performance and maintain operations
  • Control access to systems
  • Manage and maintain backups for systems
  • Update, configure, build and maintain systems and support infrastructure
  • Record, troubleshoot and solve issues identified by users
  • Work independently and with other engineers on requirements development, system architecture and system design
  • Execute field operations support for customer event activities


Educational Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field or at least 2 years’ information systems engineering and design experience is required.  Experience can be considered in lieu of a degree

Required Skills and Certifications:

  • Must have Security+ CE or CISSP Certification and Operating System Certification (Windows)
  • Experience with administration of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2016)
  • Understanding of modern TCP/IP networking fundamentals for local area networks
  • Experience with  patching and deploying software products and updates using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and/or  Desktop Central
  • Familiar with managing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
  • Experience with Virtual Machines and hardware virtualization technology (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Experience with system imaging processes and software (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit)
  • Experience with Multifactor Authentication and PKI
  • Experience with STIG processes/procedures

Preferred (not critical) Skills and Certifications:

  • Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) systems: Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL components
  • Familiar with Microsoft IIS and SharePoint services
  • Familiar with RMF processes
  • Experience with JIRA or IT ticketing software


Must be able to obtain and maintain a full Secret clearance. A minimum of an interim Secret clearance is required to start; Active Secret clearance preferred.