Junior System Administrator

Integration Innovation, Inc. Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 7 months ago


The selected applicant will become part of an integrated contractor team as a Junior System Administrator for a network supporting high-fidelity/high resolution modeling of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The System Administrator will ensure the government's desired technical direction is consistently implemented throughout a geographically distributed data center and extended sites. Some travel may be required.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as assistant to the Senior System Administrator

  • Serve as an IT technical representative to the government

  • Answers, evaluates, and prioritize incoming telephone, voicemail, e-mail, and in person requests for assistance from users experiencing technical problems

  • Conduct day-to-day system administration of the hardware and software for a modeling and simulation (M&S) system

  • Provides hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support

  • Builds, configures, and troubleshoots software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades

  • Diagnoses and corrects computer, server and network system issues

  • Provides continuous status information to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Initiates customer contact, escalates to appropriate parties and resolve incidents

  • Responds to technical issues as they arise

  • Ensure consistent technical direction and understanding between government and contractor staff

  • Ensure consistent architectural IT application across the M&S products

  • Ensure consistent IT processes, practices and documentation across the M&S system

  • Report IT status to government and program managers

  • Perform other IT duties as assigned

  • Ability to present architectural design using Microsoft Tools (Visio, Project, PowerPoint, etc.)


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited academic institution in a relevant technical discipline and three (3) or more years of relevant technical experience

  • Professional hands-on experience in design and implementation of the following technologies: Windows/Linux virtualization, Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware, storage technologies, Host-Base Security System, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution and other patch management solutions

  • Candidate must have cyber security qualifications IAW DoD 8570 standards upon employment.


  • Security+ or Security+ CE

  • Demonstrated experience in configuration management using Subversion, Concurrent Version System (CVS) or similar tools

  • Experienced providing Help Desk Support/IT Support

  • Experience with or a desire to learn cloud based computing

  • Experience with or a desire to learn machine virtualization including transitioning legacy products to virtualized products

  • Assist in evaluation, development, and deployment of large IT system of systems architectures involving both hardware and software components

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Customer focused with a desire to ensure success

  • Desire to continue to learn and grow

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Position requires that candidate possess an active SECRET security clearance in order to access classified information. Inability to maintain a security clearance will result in candidate being ineligible to support this position.

Additional Desired Skill Sets:

  • Demonstrated self-starter, takes initiative, can work independently with reduced supervision

  • DoD or MDA Modelling & Simulation experience

  • Familiarity with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) BMDS, MDA Objective Simulation Framework and/or Single Stimulation Framework, Flight Test, and Wargames & Exercise lab assets

  • Experience with the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)


  • Linux+

  • Network+

  • A+

  • Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

  • VMware Certified Professional

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials (GSEC)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

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Junior System Administrator

Integration Innovation, Inc.