Offboard Mission Support System Administrator

Viper Technology Services - Beaufort, SC4.7

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $86,000 a year

At Viper Technology Services ( excellence is our passion. We are a dynamic, growing company and a leading provider of engineering services and high end technical solutions for the defense and space industry. We provide critical engineering skills for leading edge programs and are acknowledged for our expertise, knowledge and effectiveness.

Currently Viper is hiring an Offboard Mission Support (OMS) System Administrator at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort which is located three miles northwest of the central business district of Beaufort, a city in South Carolina. Relocation assistance is available. This position will support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Autonomics Logistics Information System (ALIS), a cutting-edge supply chain and aircraft maintenance system, and the work performed will have a significant impact on its success.

The OMS Administrator will provide the software operations for the Mission Planning, Theater Data Generation, Tactical/Intel Debrief, Air Vehicle Authentication and Crypto Key Management, and Air Vehicle Secure Interface capabilities of the system. OMS Administrators are expected to perform tasks to support the Offboard Mission Support Environment (OMSE). Many tasks performed by the Database Application Support Administrators and System Administrators are also tasks that are performed by OMS Administrators to support the OMSE.


  • Provide, manage and support the OMSE:
  • maintain/Install MPSE updates
  • support pilots in Mission Planning/Debriefing Process
  • support, administer and monitor associated hardware/software
  • Perform data management of mission planning and mission recorded data.
  • Maintain and store associated security logs and audit data.
  • Install and configure MPSE on the appropriate units at the site.
  • Setup user accounts with different levels of software/data access.
  • Maintain mission planning data/databases.
  • Perform cryptographic key loading and processing, and review audit logs.


  • Must have a Final Transferable Secret security clearance and the most recent Periodic Reinvestigation must be within the last six years
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access
  • Willingness to support multiple shifts, i.e., days or nights as needed
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment
  • Preference for 5+ years’ experience in Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) Mission planning and Fighter Tactics and Operations experience (e.g. Mission planning, post flight debriefing, etc.), but will consider training former military with experience repairing and maintaining ancillary equipment of installed aircraft communication and navigation systems
  • COMSEC experience
  • Good communication and verbal skills
  • Self-starter and the ability to multitask
  • Prior System Administrator experience
  • Must be able to obtain and retain DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

Join our team of highly talented professionals who are motivated to make our customers’ programs a success. Viper Technology Services employees are committed to leading and setting the highest standards with pride and professionalism.

Viper Technology Services is an EOE/AA Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • system administration: 5 years (Required)
  • JMPS Mission planning and Fighter Tactics and Operations: 5 years (Preferred)
  • repair/maintain aircraft communication & navigation systems: 5 years (Preferred)
  • COMSEC: 5 years (Required)


  • active DoD Secret clearance (Required)
  • CompTIA Security+ (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses