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System Administrator
Title:System Administrator
Division:Space Ground System Solutions
Location:West Melbourne, FL



Job Title

  • System Administrator

Labor Category

  • Information Technology Specialist


  • West Melbourne, FL

BSTG Division

  • Space Ground System Solutions, Inc. (SGSS)


  • Depending on experience


Mid-level, multi-platform, full time system administrator position supporting a program at our corporate office located in West Melbourne, FL. The System Administrator will be responsible for the development and management of computing infrastructure that supports development and testing of spacecraft systems, including servers, storage, network, workstations as well as all installed software. The individual will also be responsible for implementing and executing computer and information security plans in accordance with the organizations requirements and standards.  Candidates should be comfortable in both Linux/UNIX and Windows server environments, while also capable of supporting end-user scientific workstations. 


Minimum/General Experience:

  • 3+ years administration experience in Linux (Redhat preferred)
  • Good understanding of security issues and concerns for desktop and server implementations in a DOD environment.
  • Understanding of DISA STIG requirements and implementation.
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP based networking.
  • Proven experience independently researching, planning, presenting, implementing and maintaining substantial IT infrastructure solutions.


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in executing information assurance plans and procedures.
  • Experience in collection, and communication of user requirements to supervisor to enhance current and future design and implementation of customer systems.
  • Provide Help Desk support to user community.
  • Interface and represent user community to enclave IA/IT groups.
  • VMWare ESX configuration and support experience.
  • Oracle or MySQL application and database system support experience.



  • Day-to-day system administration and prioritization of work in support of user needs.
  • Support long-term planning and management of infrastructure, including maintenance, upgrades and replacement of obsolete equipment.
  • Support of information assurance plans and procedures
  • Researching new technologies for all of these environments.


Minimum Education/ Experience:

  • At minimum, must have a Bachelor’s of Science in CS/CE/EE from an accredited university or equivalent combination of formal education and experience.
  • Must be DoD 8570 IAT Level one compliant or obtain compliance within 60 days of employment.


Security Clearance:

  • Must possess an ACTIVE SECRET clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements associated with access to classified information
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