System Administrator/IT - SOSS

Colorado Springs, CO |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented and motivated System Administrator to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This candidate will maintain and sustain all components of Microsoft Windows based networks. These networks may contain Linux components such as data processing clusters, network storage devices, authentication servers, and workstations. This position requires ingenuity, critical thinking, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail. Candidate will be expected to establish positive working relationships with other team members as well as the users. Customer interaction occurs daily, and the candidate should be prepared to help customers meet their goals while working within Government regulations in an effort to maintain compliance and ensure a strong security posture.

This position will require the candidate to have IT systems administration experience focused on implementation, documentation, and sustainment of IT infrastructure and business systems. Candidate will document procedures, follow configuration management processes, monitor and maintain system performance, ensure systems meet service level agreements, and assist with planning and implementing system upgrades. Candidate will ensure system architecture is compatible with existing systems and in compliance with policies, procedures, and standards.

Candidate will be required to learn relevant, highly technical system details and domain knowledge, and synthesize this knowledge into an effective IT architecture. The candidate will work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within the business units to extract detailed technical requirements, identify the IT resources necessary, and work with teammates to implement and maintain the necessary infrastructure components.

The candidate must be motivated, team oriented, capable of independent work, and take pride in delivering high-quality products and services. Candidate must be comfortable learning and researching to stay current in the field of IT and to make sense of broad system specifications and requirements.


Basic Qualifications

-Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Information Systems, Information Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, other Information Technology related engineering program. However, 5 years of direct relevant experience can be substituted in lieu of BS degree.

-This position requires 2+ years of experience with administration of classified networks running Microsoft Windows and associated hardware.

-Candidate should be capable of and willing to provide tiers 1 and 2 of customer support, consisting of hardware and software. A strong customer service mindset and associated skills are vital to success in this position.-Candidates should have a very strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles and DoD/Army requirements relevant to the confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation of systems operating in a tactical environment.

-Candidates should be very familiar and be able to comply with the security assessment and authorization process (Risk Management Framework).

-Candidates will need to comply with the experience, training, and certification requirements IAW DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II or III within six months of hire date.

-SIPRNet and COMSEC experience is required.

-Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment supporting a diverse customer base comprised of engineers, analysts, developers, and specialists.

-Some travel is required, expected to be up to 35%, and must be able to support travel and occasional off hour field work.

Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the Colorado Springs, CO, area or willing to relocate.

Other Qualifications

Additional qualifications that will be considered are:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Windows 10

  • DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT)

  • Current Security + CE

  • Current Network +

  • Systems Engineering Experience

  • US Army Acquisition Experience

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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