USSOCOM's mission is to Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.
As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-
class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.
Shift work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will primarily work 12 hours per day, 5 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings).
It is important to be available to work any shift / designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.
The Systems Administrator performs tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidates must possess strong problem-
solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s systems’ hardware and software.
Candidate requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization.
A background in the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required. Candidates monitor and control one or more mid-
range application servers. The SA studies program operating instructions to determine equipment setup and operations. The SA continuously observes the operation of assigned applications and storage devices to monitor system operation and determines the point of hardware or software failure.
The SA manipulates systems in accordance with standard procedures to continue operations when individual units of a system malfunction.
The SA confers with software systems engineering or applications programming personnel in the event that errors require a change of instructions or sequences of operations.
The SA maintains operating records such as machine performance and production reports.
Typically requires an Associate degree in a computer field and six (6) years of related experience. Progressive relevant training and / or certification may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement and Systems Administrator experience
Required Certification : Employment is contingent upon obtaining and / or maintaining required certifications
These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.
Extended periods of sitting while on PC / laptop or phone.
Equipment and Machines
Servers, switches and other computer equipment used to support network operations.
The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts. It is important to be able to work any shift / designated hours required.
There is a potential for event driven after hours, weekend and holiday support. On-Call support will be required outside of normal duty hours.
Must maintain a current passport in good standing.
Other Essential Functions
Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards.
Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.