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Senior System Administrator

Company: SAIC
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID:


Date Posted: 2021-11-17
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No

SAIC is seeking a Senior System Administrator with strong knowledge of creating plans to assure effective management, operations and maintenance of systems and or networks. We are looking for someone who has extensive knowledge of a wide variety of Microsoft systems and networks to include high volume/high availability systems. We are considering highly technical individuals who possess leadership skills and a positive attitude.


Senior Administrator level support of applications in a Windows and Linux environment

Participate in technical research and development to enable continuous innovation within the infrastructure

Resolve a wide range of hardware and network technology issues in a fast-paced environment

First escalation resource for Tier-3 troubleshooting for all assigned service desk tickets from creation to resolution

Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational SLAs

Troubleshooting ranges from basic issues to email related issues for Executive level users

Evaluate systems and upgrades for appropriateness.

Oversee implement system upgrade strategies.

Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions.

Coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.

Develop and analyze highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance.

Responsible for maintaining all server-side Security Certificates to ensure compliance with the cyber security policy. Provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and network infrastructure

Maintain standard image for Windows platforms

Develop\Document strategies to manage the frequency of installations of the support package releases and patch.

Research\Document current systems technologies and serve as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures

Other tasks and projects as assigned

Requirements -

Bachelor's degree in computer science, systems engineering, or related technical discipline is preferred

8 years of experience as a System Administrator or similar role

4 years of additional relevant experience may substitute for education


- Hands on Experience with Kofax/SAS

- Hands on Experience with the Informatica PowerCenter v10x Software Installation and Configuration

- Knowledge and/or Experience with administration of Enterprise Data Quality,

- Experience with administration Informatica DQ and PC modules.

- Experience with administration of MDM tool

- PowerShell scripting is highly desirable

- Jenkins/ Inf

- Informatica/ Power Shell

- Application A Tracking

- MS Active Directory administration (Users, Groups, GPO, Security, etc.)

- Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required

- Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills for Desktops and Laptops

- Ability to work independently with minimal direction providing technical and non-technical support to multiple users

- Capable of working under pressure, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously

- Ability to work overtime and weekends required on occasion

- Experience providing services to the federal government is preferred

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
SAIC - is a premier Fortune 500 - technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .

Keywords: SAIC, Austin , Senior System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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