SAIC Windows Systems Administrator Job in Huntsville, Alabama

Windows Systems Administrator (Job Number:435830)


SAIC has an immediate opening for a Windows Systems Administrator to support the NICS contract located in Huntsville, AL.


Ensure the day-to-day operation and ongoing support of NICS Windows Servers and Systems including event, fault, and performance management systems. Develop solutions to monitor, notify, and correct anomalies/alarms. Design the environment, hardware specifications, and software layers to provide for a reliable, scalable, secure and highly available Windows Systems Environment. Ensure that server hardware and operating systems are installed, properly configured, and operating as-expected on production, development, or lab systems running on Windows environments. Configure operating systems and utilities to support customer requirements. Provide guidance to network engineers/analysts on the configuration of server hardware and architectures to meet application and service requirements.

Job Duties:

Work closely with vendors or other groups within the organization to correct problems or perform root cause analysis. Analyze and make formal recommendations on optimization and capacity planning for systems. Lead design, develop, and maintain process automation scripts development and utilities written in scritping languages.

Develop and maintain documentation related to the design, installation, administration, and maintenance of multiple systems in a distributed computing environment. Ensure stability, viability and maintenance of the 24/7 mission-critical production environment.

Prepare weekly reports on significant events. Write test plans and conduct product evaluations in a lab environments. Perform system and application account management activities. Participate on a 24/7 on-call rotation to support critical incident management events. Design and maintain a repeatable, documented patch deployment methodology for administrators to implement.



  • Must have experience with Windows server administration including backup/restore, performance tuning, and clustering.

  • Experience in server architectures, storage architectures, virtualization, monitoring tools, backup/restore, performance tuning/capacity planning, documentation, server management

  • Solid understanding of data and telecommunication technologies and networking fundamentals.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills for effective interaction with customers and co-workers

  • Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.


  • Knowledge of SNMP/RMON based monitoring solutions

  • Knowledge of best practices from large scale enterprise deployments

  • Working knowledge of database management, security and data access technologies

  • Knowledge of Ansible automation configuration management

  • Oracle DB Administration

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure certification

  • Security + and/or Network + certifications

  • PowerShell scripting - Linux OS and/or VMware ESX experience a plus


Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of related experience. Years of experience may be accepted in place of degree.


SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC¿s approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Apr 16, 2018, 7:45:33 PM

Primary Location: United States-AL-HUNTSVILLE

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Other Clearance

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time