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BAE Systems

Senior System Administrator (80894BR)




Full Time


San Diego, California, United States

Job Description Seeking an experienced IT systems administrator to support our San Diego, CA classified lab environments with expertise in setting up and managing Windows based systems and Virtual Machines. A successful candidate will be a well-rounded administrator joining a team supporting internal customers, designing, implementing, and managing lab infrastructure to meet the customer requirements. In this role, you will build, configure, administer, and troubleshoot Windows, Linux, and VM servers/workstation hardware and software.

A successful candidate will also support the design and implementation of workgroup-scale networks, build and manage authentication, file-share, and other collaboration servers to support groups of heterogeneous client systems. You will work with industrial security to develop and apply hardening configurations for systems for classified use to RMF requirements; Document system configuration for new and existing systems; Experience with centralized authentication technologies such as LDAP and Active Directory domains in supporting Windows/Linux cross-platform clients is desirable. Knowledge of network equipment (switches and routers) is a plus.

The candidate should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated, and work well in teams. Flexibility in approach to finding solutions, the ability to understand, act on the customer needs and priorities, and learn new technologies quickly are some of the qualities a successful candidate will have. You will also need to be willing to respond to occasional off-hours outages and take part in subsequent service restoration efforts. This is not inclusive of all job duties.

CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) is required to work in the environment and must be obtain within three months.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Eight (8) years of work experience.

  • Security + certification required (will consider candidates currently working on certification, but must obtain certification within three (3) months).
  • Top Secret with SCI eligibility security clearance required.
  • Experience with Windows Server 2016, Exchange, and Active Directory.
  • Hands-on experience in supporting Microsoft Windows 2012/2016/2019, Active Directory, and GPO validation and design.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience in automating administrative tasks using PowerShell or other scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of SQL commands.
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Services.
  • Microsoft 365 Certified or Microsoft Certified Azure preferred.
  • TCP/IP and Microsoft Networking concepts
  • Working knowledge of Virtual Machine (VM) technologies (ESXi, VCenter, VSphere, VMware)
  • Working knowledge of NetApp, Dell Unity, HPE Nimble, Commvault Management
  • Experience with automated backup systems
  • Working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS
About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.