KEYW Corporation

  • System Administrator

    Job Locations 1 month ago(12/21/2018 10:20 AM)
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    Information Technology
    Job Locations
    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview

    Join our IT engineering team responsible for the infrastructure of a mixed-use data center supporting integration, testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. In the IT team we design and implement infrastructure that increases scalability and performance of the services that support our integrations organization.


    As an enterprise systems administrator, you will be part of a team that designs, develops, and maintains IT infrastructure to further evolve the Web Oriented Architecture and enable continuous improvement of DCGS-A products.  Specifically, you will:

    • Work in a primarily AGM Microsoft Windows 7/10 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2/2016 environment ensuring continuous access to capabilities for all supported users
    • Directly support all basic user administration functions including client and end point device support
    • Assist with a team in planning, designing, and deploying computer baseline settings using Army Golden Master (AGM) Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016 / Windows 7 / Windows 10
    • Support the Operating System (OS) provisioning / patching infrastructure (WDS, IAVA, WSUS, SCCM, ect.) as it applies to mandatory security updates to the enterprise in addition to offering recommendations for improving/enhancing the current software distribution processes and procedures
    • Assist in maintaining hardware and infrastructure systems primarily consisting of standalone Dell servers, UCS blade storage, Netapp storage, and Cisco networking
    • Participate in cross-functional teams and help debug system issues across the infrastructure.
    • Gain or improve working familiarity with other data center / enterprise technologies (VMware, Linux, ect.) and IA requirements (RMF, DICAP, ODAA) as needed


    • A Technical Bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience is required
      • Three additional years of applicable experience with appropriate certifications may be substituted for the degree
    • At least 1 year of experience with an automated patching system i.e. IAVA, WSUS, SCCM, Altirus, or Puppet
    • Demonstrated experience working in a VMware virtualized DoD environment
    • In-depth working knowledge of enterprise supporting operating systems i.e. Microsoft Windows 7, 10, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, or Linux
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Active Directory Group Policies, Exchange, and other Windows Server roles
    • Must be a self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems
    • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues
    • Experience in creating technical documentation
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 qualified on first day of work. (Baseline and computing environment certifications)
    • Secret Clearance Required. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MCSE or other related Microsoft certification
    • CCNA or other networking certification
    • VCP or other virtualization certification
    • Demonstrated knowledge of LAN topology, routers, hubs, switches, and network protocols (TCP/IP, IPX)
    • Working knowledge of storage systems and automation
    • Experience in scripting (VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
    • Experience in SharePoint server administration
    • Familiarity of project management principles

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Top Secret Security with SCI Clearance, based on current background investigation. 


    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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