Systems Administrator at SAIC in Fort Meade, MD

September 17, 2020
Fort Meade, MD
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Systems Administrator

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Date Posted: 2020-09-15 Category: Information Technology Subcategory:
IT Systems Engineer Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Minimum Clearance Required:
TS/SCI with Poly Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None Potential for Remote Work: No
SAIC is seeking a command System Administrator in Fort Meade, MD. This Command System Admin will take tasking and guidance from the Command Division Officer and work along with Government and contractor SA s & ISSO s and other members of the command as required. In this position you will work with multiple teams and support the primary Fort Meade sites, users and systems to ensure security compliance and maximize system uptime. You will work up and down the chain of command and provide guidance to help drive security compliance measures.

Job Responsibilities:

Handle day to day Linux and Windows system administration needs

Provide user level support to developers to assist with day to day use of systems (accounts, password resets/vm restarts/system issues) and help develop new system functions

Assist ISSO s and System Administrators in making approved system changes.

Provide recommendations for system & network security via reporting or formal meeting settings.

Monitor computer network & systems ensuring all servers, switches, routers, crypto, fiber connections, attached leased circuits and distant end hardware are fully secure and follow proper operations through security scans and implementation of security controls as directed.

Monitor user accounts ensuring permissions match role for level of access. Validate in-hold accounts of detaching personnel.

Provide information assurance guidance and oversight for the networks and stand-alone systems

Develop formal information system security, education and training, and awareness program coordinating with the command ISSE & ISSM

Coordinate information security inspections to include an incident response action should they be discovered

Maintain liaison with high level professionals in other agencies and facilities to identify and define current and future technologies to support intelligence requirement

Create system security plans, plan of action and milestones (POA&M), security action plan, personnel training, and maintain policies for all networks supporting the ISSM in all missions

Monitor information security inspections include incident response actions as well as ensuring corrective measures have been taken

Perform scanning and duplication of various security documents and other program documentation, filling of documents, maintain hardcopy and electronic files of program documents.

Coordinate with PSO, SSO, CPSO personnel in accreditation processes


Required Education:

Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of related experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more of related experience.



Experience working in a Cloud environment
Minimum of 5 years active Systems administration work on Virtual Linux/Windows machines in offline environments to include patch management, vulnerability scanning.
Experience writing security documents. Such as building an SSP from the ground up.
Ability to push an approved plan through initial planning to full implementation.
Ability to set technical and business objectives and follow through (i.e, SSP and A&A package).



Must have the CompTIA Security + CE (Must be current

Desired Skills:

Information Assurance experience including applying STIGS, resolving IAVA s and risk acceptance documents.
Desired: Knowledge of scripting tools like Power
Shell and automation tools like Puppet and Ansible



Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active TS/SCI with CI Poly is required. Candidate must be able to maintain this level of clearance.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.
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Job Expires: 2020-12-16
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