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.
however, customer needs may require modification to this schedule. It is important to be able to work any shift / designated hours required.
Position will require night and weekend work.
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.
Required Education : Typically requires an Associate degree in a computer field and seven (7) years of related experience.
Progressive relevant training and / or certification may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.
Required Experience : 4 years experience as a system administrator
Required Certification : Employment is contingent upon maintaining required certifications