Technical Systems Administrator II

Sierra Nevada Corp.

Hagerstown, MD


The Technical Systems Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure both located within the Business Area Network and Internet based. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, Partners, and customers.


This individual will be responsible for installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure located within the Business Area Network. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, Partners, and customers. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.

The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains – air, land, sea, space and cyber. https://www.sncorp.com/company/business-areas/

Must-Haves:

  • BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline or commensurable experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and basic network routing protocol

Preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude - Security +ce certification
  • Network + certification

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Oversee the maintenance of servers in all capacities that include, but not limited to: configuring, installing new hardware/software, performing upgrades to existing servers & software, coordinating the introduction of additional servers and storage to the network, following security policies and procedures, and performing other technical duties as needed
  • Maintain servers and storage for business area business applications
  • Provide platform infrastructure support
  • Provide general business application support
  • Maintain detailed inventory of Business Area automation
  • Maintain documentation of network server configurations, application licensing agreements, and other third party software installed
  • Maintain server and related hardware
  • Responsible for backup systems process and procedures
  • Document repair/maintenance and change requests through IS department ticketing system
  • Perform on call after hours support as part of the rotation
  • Work closely with the Application team and Development team to provide any required hardware support
  • Pro-actively monitors the infrastructure including servers to prevent issues and to resolve issues as they happen
  • Experience in developing applications in iOS, Microsoft, Linux Javascript, angular.js, webRTC preferred.
  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting wired/wireless networks and related equipment
  • Participate in testing of new software and hardware
  • Experience with setting up build-machines and software development support
  • Good documentation and communication skills
  • Build prototype systems for demo and testing
  • Ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure
  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours- - Other duties as assigned
  • Participate in testing of new software and hardware - Protecting systems, and networks from cyber attacks; apply systems hardening controls and critical system patches

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • May travel to other locations as required performing related duties
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills and able to work with a wide variety of technical engineers and employees
  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)
  • Compliance with all Corporate IT policies and procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining HIPAA and FDA compliance and security IAW business area policies and best business practices

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

SNC is a global leader in aerospace and national security committed to moving the American Dream forward. We’re known and respected for our mission and execution focus, agility, and disruptive and rapid innovation. We provide leading edge technologies and transformative solutions that support our nation’s most critical security needs. If you are mission-focused, thrive in collaborative environments, and want to make our country stronger with state-of-the-art technologies that safeguard freedom, join our team!

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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