Systems Administrator Senior

Saic Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:


SAIC is seeking candidates for the Cyber Defense Engineering and Training II (CDET II) effort. The mission of CDET II is to provide engineering, technical, and training support to Defense Cyberspace Operations (DCO) activities for the USAF's 14th Air Force Space Mission Ground Segment Systems, and emerging mission systems and enhancements in support of the Space Warfighting Construct. Support for this mission will be performed at a variety of locations in CO, CA, NM and FL. The purpose of DCO support is to enable protection from, detection of, and response to cyber threats, and maintenance of cyber defense systems. Candidates will actively take part in or provide support to the USAF in the areas of Protect, Detect, Respond, and Sustain (Maintain) their computer systems.

Sustains test and production infrastructure; implements onsite and remote installation of new capabilities; supports E&I activities with technical implementation and deployment. Provides on-site logistics support, installation, integration, and system administration of Government provided DCO technical solutions. Complies with maintenance response times and actions for incidents relating to Government provided DCO technical solutions. Interacts with external organizations to ensure systems are functioning properly; oversees assigned problems to determine root causes, work around solutions, and resolutions



  • BS Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) preferred) and 9-13 years' experience


  • 3 years of SIEM/IDS/IPS maintenance/implementation (Tools O&M, optimization)


  • Cybersecurity Workforce (DoDI 8570.01-M) - IAT-II (e.g. Sec+)
  • Senior Level Computing Environment Certification
  • ITIL Intermediate Level Certification within 60 days of hire (ITIL RC&V preferred)


  • Demonstrated understanding of Defense Enterprise Service Management Framework (DESMF) and ITIL Release, Control, and Validation processes

  • Proven record of meeting and exceeding Service Level Agreements

  • Demonstrated experience with on-time releases, systems security administration, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) support

  • Ability to interact with technical experts in formal, informal, remote, and onsite meetings

  • A Top Secret security clearance with SCI access is required.

Desired Qualifications


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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