IT Systems Administrator (SCS Programs)
Integrated Defense Systems
Tewksbury, MA area
What’s YOUR Mission?
Here at IDS, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by IDS employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.
Our IT organization ensures that IDS teammates across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We create leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats, protect the integrity of our systems and support the IDS IT infrastructures around the world.
System Administrators collaborate with a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Program teams rely on your collaboration and guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT infrastructure problems.
This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like the following:
Collaborate with partners to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies
Integrate and partner with programs to solve complex infrastructure problems
Assure a high level of reliability and performance through systems monitoring and infrastructure management
Respond to online service requests from users
Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (DFARS, RMF, NIST Cybersecurity Framework)
Install, Convert, and upgrade systems
Develop, revise, and maintain technical and operational documentation (including procedures) to continually improve our computing environments
Maintain and grow your technical competence in multiple areas (such as Windows, Linux, virtualization, User Authentication, DNS, NFS, system imaging/build automation)
Assist in developing the overall performance and capability of your technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing
Potential for domestic or international travel
Please note that an active U.S. Dept. of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance must be obtained within one year of employment, except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain Security Clearances. The need exists for the individual to perform unclassified IT Systems Administration roles initially while applying for and obtaining a US Security Clearance.
Capped Budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy & the amount will be discussed at the appropriate stage of the hiring process.
Required Skills & Experience:
0-2 years of experience with Redhat Linux and Windows operating systems
An interim US DoD Secret Clearance is required for this role within 90 days of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
An full US DoD Secret Clearance is required for this role within 1 year of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Windows Server and workstation experience a plus
Experience in IT Administration is preferred
Active DoD Secret Clearance is preferred
Ability to collaborate effectively
Active Directory and group policy management
Data storage and data backup technologies
Virtual computing technologies
Thin client technologies
Good communication skills
Good troubleshooting skills
Teamwork and collaboration skills
BS/BA Degree in a professional technical field preferred. BS in a non-technical field (and also non-degreed applicants) must be combined with significant and directly applicable experience in IT or Technical Management/leadership.
What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, IDS offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits IDS offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules (9/80 schedule, please note that this is NOT a part time role), achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.