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Systems Administrator III

Scott Air Force Base, Illinois · Information Technology

Job Locations: US-IL-Scott Air Force Base
Type: Regular Full-Time
Clearance: Active TS/SCI 


We are seeking a Systems Administrator lll to support the DAN's team at Scott, AFB.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for:
  • Support and sustain Air Force Cyber Vulnerability Assessment / Hunter Weapon System; PMO-supported baselines implementing approved configuration changes
  • Manages and operates multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers and Local Communications Agencies
  • Develops, implements, and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, virtual assets, hardware/software clients
  • Able to manage multiple ticketing solutions and response times to maintain operating efficiency
  • Identify and diagnose complex problems and factors affecting network or system performance
  • Work with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on network implementation, troubleshooting, optimization and ongoing maintenance/management
  • Test / validate deployment of security patches and software upgrades, non-disruptive whenever possible, in a lab environment, then prepare detailed instructions for operations to perform those activities in production.
  • Performs systems administration functions, including creating computer accounts using Directory Resource Administer (DRA) or Active Directory.
  • Manages and implements unclassified and classified administrator accounts, maintaining Weapons System hardware documentation/tracking, tuning system performance, and installing system wide software.
  • Directly interacts with Weapon System community / users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery assistance.
  • Significant experience with and frequent use and application of Air Force technical and security standards, principles and theories.
  • Implement/track Preventative Maintenance Inspections (PMI) and reporting on all PMO-provided equipment
  • Works under little to no supervision, providing solutions to high-level technical problems of system-wide scope/complexity and operates within an approved Authority To Operate (ATO) environment.
  • Active TS/SCI Required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (1-2 years) or Associate degree or equivalent experience (3-5 years)
  • 5-10 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network administration, including 2 years of specialized experience
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner(CASP+) 
  • DoD 8140.01 Compliant: IAT III
  • Duty Location: Scott AFB, IL, 10 % travel requirement
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Please contact us with any questions:


(w) 410-840-7358

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