Systems Administrator (Shift Work)

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Sep 08, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Systems Administrator to support a large federal government agency. Employee will perform on-site, at a secure government location on the night shift, including weekend/holiday rotations and on-call support.  

Description of Duties:

  • Monitor, triage, troubleshoot and perform systems administration, maintenance activities and periodic system health checks on a complex messaging platform.
  • Perform operations and maintenance activities related to directory services, group policies, security compliance and data/systems backup.
  • Install system/application patches. Perform periodically scheduled password cycling and virus definition updates.
  • Develop, test and execute PowerShell scripts to check for potential system issues and automate routine tasks.
  • Coordinate and interact with other service offices to remediate systems outages, performance degradations and network/application defects.


Required Education & Experience

  • AA degree in related discipline and six (6) years related experience; Or, High School and eight (8) years related experience and related advanced certification.
  • Microsoft Server 2003/2008/2012; Active Directory; Windows XP/2003/2007; Office 2010
  • Reliability and strong sense of work commitment.
  • Ability to follow Standard Operations Procedures and verbal direction.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.Self-motivation, professional demeanor and accountability.

Clearance Requirement

  • Interim Top Secret or active secret clearance to start. Must be able to receive final Top Secret.

Desired Qualifications

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2014; SharePoint Server 2007/2013; BizTalk Server 2009/2013; Internet Information Services (IIS); System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
  • PowerShell scripting
  • NetIQ AppManager Control Center; NetIQ AppManager Operator Console
  • VMware vSphere Client, NetApp OnCommand System Manager 2.2
  • Information Support Server Environment (ISSE) 3.x/4.x
  • General switch, router and firewall management
  • Network and Host Vulnerability Assessment / Mitigation
  • CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+
  • ITIL Foundations

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.