Systems Administrator
San Diego CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2021-08-12 09:43:17

Job Description


Job Description:

SAIC currently has an opening for a Systems Administrator to work at a NIWC San Diego, CA. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience providing advanced computing solutions in a heterogeneous environment. We use a wide array of Windows and Linux systems in a tightly integrated environment with a focus on security and high performance computing. If you want to work in a diverse environment that allows you to get into every aspect of building, maintaining and eventually designing complex computing systems this is a great opportunity!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Install, support and maintain both physical and virtual network servers and appliances
  • Perform network monitoring, reporting, and testing for LAN, VLAN, WIFI, etc.
  • Provide technical support when needed
  • Secure and maintain Microsoft and RHEL servers
  • Support cybersecurity efforts for RMF accreditations (ATO)
  • Perform ACAS, SCAP scans and STIG compliance as required and upload scans to VRAM
  • Perform system backups for future recovery and ensure security through access controls
  • Must have experience developing Security Policies/Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/Other Documentation.
  • Must be able provide analysis of Directives, Policies, Instructions (CTOs, FRAG/TASK/OPORDs, IAVM, PKI Guidance), Impact on RDT&E Network
  • Analyze system configurations per DISA STIG using STIGviewer, SCC, and OpenSCAP
  • Strong desire to adhere to best practices and provide the highest quality of service and support
  • Monitor and maintain system performance, recommend changes and upgrades
  • Must be able to review and understand technical drawings
  • Patch management
  • Promote collaboration with other staff members and participate in the implementation of new projects, ideas, etc



Active Secret Clearance

BS Degree with 2 years experience or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Firm working knowledge of Windows or Linux systems
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience working with VMware / Hyper-V
  • Understanding of application and OS security, virus scanning, and patching in an RMF environment
  • Detailed oriented with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and documentation skills required
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with other team members
  • Experience with backup, antivirus and anti-malware/spyware solutions
  • Problem solve rapidly and effectively, in a timely manner
  • Must have strong work ethic to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills while working on fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi task
  • Works with a sense of urgency, while engaging and listening to experts
  • Exhibits a high degree of flexibility in adapting to a rapidly changing environment

Required Certifications

  • Windows or Linux Certifications
  • Security+ CE

Preferred Qualifications

  • Network+ CE
  • CCNA
  • Linux 7 for ACAS Administration


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

Systems Administrator
San Diego CA USA