THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE SECRET or TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE
Aquila is seeking a Systems Administrator possessing an active Secret or Top-Secret Security
Clearance to contribute to one of this country's premier defense research organizations. The
position will play an integral role in the development of advanced technologies for airborne
radar applications. IT infrastructure is a key component within the mission area of intelligence,
surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), where heavy use of an airborne radar testbed and
processing infrastructure are used at various classification levels. The right candidate will be
part of a team responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure.
Aquila team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused
and technically innovative work environment. Aquila strives to deliver the best of the best in
technical services to customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a
desire to constantly learn and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a
team are strongly encouraged to apply.
This role is ideal for a mid-level generalist, System Administrator. Job functions include day-to-
day desktop and server support of multiple environments, along with operating systems builds, hardening, and automation. The position will also participate in security implementations based on RMF and JSIG requirements, remediation of security findings, patching of operating systems and third party products, updating firmware and BIOS on a multitude of hardware, upgrading operating systems and third party products, automation of multiple environments at all levels and configuration and monitoring of backups.
Minimum of 5 years hands-on day-to-day system admin experience is required.
Active DoD SECRET or DoD TOP SECRET clearance
Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems
Security hardening along with RMF and JSIG
Security + certification or higher is a plus
Day-to-day experience with active directory and GPOs
Powershell scripting; bash or perl shell scripting is a plus
Working knowledge of enterprise backups and storage
Familiarity with SCAP, Nessus, McAfee virus scan and EPO, DLP solutions
Familiarity with WMWare/ESXi
Familiarity with networking terms, switches, routers
Must be able to work independently or within a group
Solid working day-to-day knowledge of Linux and Windows
Security knowledge with RMF and JSIG
Operating system builds conforming to security requirements
High end documentation sills
Qualifications and Background:
BS OR Associates degree and at least 1 Certification
Security + Certification
At least 5 years of applicable experience.