By Light HQ

System Administrator 3 (SECRET)

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/15/2022 3:08 PM)
# of Openings
Systems Support
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


Will work independently or with other administrators to configure network devices, to configure operating systems (OS), build application servers, and workstations to support program modeling and simulation (M&S) systems.  


  • Take technical direction from the Senior System Administrator for work assignments and overall requirements.  
  • Install patches and upgrades to OS for Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms.   
  • The candidate will be required to perform system security lockdowns to include troubleshooting and isolation of problems that are created during installation.   
  • Assist in isolation and troubleshooting of operating systems, installing applications, configuring network equipment including switches, and providing solutions to operational problems.  
  • Builds, operates, and manages VMWare, Kubernetes, Windows, and Linux server deployments as well as write automation tasks to deploy services and applications.  
  • Setup and manage web and data file servers used during training exercises and events.  
  • May be required to write procedures and programs to automate repetitive processes.  
  • Must be capable of compiling and installing applications required by the customer.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar degree or 3 to 5 years of systems administration experience on following computer operating systems Linux (Red Hat Enterprise) and Microsoft Windows.
  • Must be 8570 compliant IAT II.
  • CompTIA Security+ CE and ONEof the following Operating System (OS) certifications:
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
    • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA)
    • CompTIA Linux+
    • Microsoft MCITP or MCTS
  • Experience with networks to include routing, VPNs, tunneling, IP addressing schemes, and VLANs.
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGS and implementation to meet compliance
  • Must have familiarity with NIS, DNS, VMWare vCenter & vSphere, Kubernetes, network file systems, web, and mail servers.
  • Familiarity with network security.
  • Must be familiar with monitoring software such as Grafana.
  • Must have experience with the resolution of problems related to hardware and software, both application and operating systems.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Knowledge of modeling and simulations systems used by US military preferred.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U. S. Citizenship status and a SECRET security clearance, with an ability to obtain a TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U. S. Citizenship status.
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.

Physical Demands

  • Capable of lifting and moving of equipment.


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