System Administrator II


Job Description

BAE Systems Inc. is seeking an IT System Administrator to support the Air and Space Force Solutions (ASFS) Strategic Systems Information Services team. The selected applicant will join the IS team as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities for our client and their associated contractors, driving productivity and innovation. This team supports a variety of user-related IT issues. This position will include the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Plans, designs, develops new system architecture. Maintains existing Windows IT systems.
  • Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, and installing software on servers and workstations.
  • Conducts capacity and performance analysis. Provides system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.
  • Uses automated tools and scripts to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Work with internal and external organizations to support various customer user level requirements, including resolving elevated end user support requests, and researching and deploying advanced technologies.
  • Business process analysis and system requirements development.
  • Implement approved system security policies to include the configuration of user access and permission across a variety of systems.
  • Monitors application status; support application event triage, monitoring, tracking, and correlation and event characterization and escalation, work with vendors as needed for event resolution. Follows up with customer to ensure issue has been resolved.
  • Provides technical assistance, training and system documentation for users to promote efficient operation of applications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
If not already DoD 8570 Level II compliant, must receive CompTIA Security+ or other DoD 8570 - IAT Level II certification within six months of employment.

The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance. An active Top Secret clearance is preferred but not required.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Successful applicant will be able to work independently, demonstrate strong initiative, an ability to organize daily tasks with minimal supervision and demonstrates the following:
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and concepts.
  • Working knowledge of various hardware platforms and software applications.
  • Experience with troubleshooting, proactively identifying issues and driving them to resolution.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to interact with team members, various levels of management, and internal clients with assorted levels of computer experience.
  • Committed to results and success in accomplishing goals.
  • A fast learner with a demonstrated ability to quickly learn technology and understand unique system requirements.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Security Clearance eligible
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends when required

If not already DoD 8570 IAT Level II compliant, must receive CompTIA Security+ or other DoD 8570 - IAT Level II certification within six months of employment

The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance. An active Top Secret clearance is preferred but not required.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Preferred skills include experience with the following:
  • Security+, or other DoD 8570 - IAT Level II certification
  • Virtualization (VMware) and cloud architectures (AWS)
  • Network routing and switching, load balancers, and firewalls
  • Standards compliance and information assurance, including ITAR, CCA, FedRAMP, DIACAP, RMF, ITIL, CMMI
  • Quality Assurance
  • Prior experience training, coaching and working directly with end users
  • The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance. An active Top Secret clearance is preferred but not required.


About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.