Systems Administrator (3367-987)

Colsa Corporation Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 3 weeks ago

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation's team of engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government and commercial customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource. In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our "Family of Professionals," in supporting cutting-edge initiatives!

General Summary

Performs analysis and evaluates user requirements, problems, etc. on major system projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

  • Manages a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, and network access. *

  • Performs research and analyses at all levels of total system product to include concept design, fabrication, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. *

  • Implements encryption, penetration testing, and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies. *

  • Evaluates and makes recommendations designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the security program. *

  • Integrates architectural features into existing infrastructures and designs cyber security architectural artifacts.*

  • Provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends.

  • Design and implement secure network infrastructures for various lab efforts

  • Build and maintain windows and Linux baseline images

  • Install security patches and software updates

  • Implement STIGs

  • Provide expertise to ISSO and documentation specialists in support of accreditation efforts

Required Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or the equivalent experience

  • Minimum of eight years work related experience

  • Ability to clearly present and communicate technical approaches and findings.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Security +CE within 6 months of hire

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • CCNA (Routing/Switching)

  • CCNA - Security

  • Security +


  • In depth understanding of cyber security policy, tools, threat mitigation, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of project specific operating systems and hardware preferred

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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Systems Administrator (3367-987)

Colsa Corporation