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CACI International Systems Administrator in Battle Creek, Michigan

Systems Administrator

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI has an exciting and immediate opportunity for a Systems Administrator - Mid to support the Federal Protective Service (FPS).

Location: Battle Creek, MI

More About the Role:

In this role you will:

  • Requires you to have a strong technical background and excellent communication skills to interface with the government client, users, administrators, managers, and peer engineers. You are responsible for maintaining and managing the Windows server environment (hybrid, Nutanix, and Cloud) including various technical projects.

  • Provide systems engineering support to acquisition projects as a method to improve Acquisition quality

  • Participate in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to support the management of acquisition and sustainment projects

  • Develop artifacts to support all phases of the DHS Acquisition Lifecycle Framework and Systems Engineering Life Cycle

  • Research, analyze, and recommend decisions on complex system, infrastructure, and software engineering issues

  • Participate in the FPS Change Management process by supporting the activities of the Technical Review Board by reviewing change request proposals

  • Evaluate and recommend disposition issues, waivers, and statutory and regulatory requirements

  • Evaluate the impact of proposed systems and policy changes upon FPS ITD goals and objectives

  • Develop and maintain engineering documentation for FPS infrastructure and software systems

  • Identify organizational needs and make suggestions regarding technical direction of acquisition and sustainment projects.

  • Engineer, install, maintain, configure and optimize Microsoft server operating systems to include Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2022.

  • Perform Group Policy (gp) administration (create, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot) supporting government systems by implementing industry standard best practices

  • Perform analysis for collaboration of network / system needs and participate in planning, designing, upgrading and deployment of enterprise datacenter hardware and software using a project-based timeline

  • Apply appropriate security measures to properly safeguard government systems by implementing industry standard best practices and FPS mandated mitigations

  • Support the distribution of security patches throughout the enterprise using Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and other enterprise level tools

  • Support the administration of Microsoft SQL databases, Veritas Backup Exec backups, and virtual servers using Nutanix

  • Coach and mentor more junior members of the team

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance

  • Ability to obtain a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD)

  • Bachelor's Degree + 8 years of relevant experience, or 14 years without a degree

  • At least one of the following certifications:

  • Microsoft MCP/MCSA/MCSE Certification

  • Security+ CE

  • Network+ A+ ITIL Foundation

  • Experience in the administration of Server 2016 (updating and patching)

  • Knowledge of basic networking

  • Experience in the administration of:

  • Microsoft Active Directory (create user accounts, manage groups/permissions/access)

  • Microsoft SQL 2016 databases (log shipping, event management, cluster management)

  • SCCM (reports, patching, updates)

  • Virtualization (build and maintain Windows Server virtual machines) running on a hyper-converged infrastructure (Nutanix) and Cloud Service Providers (Azure and AWS)

  • Veritas Backup Exec

  • Prepare, participate, present in Change Management process, Technical Review Board, and Change Control Board

  • Document all work and updates in Service Now tickets

  • Document standard operating procedures (SOP), work instructions, guides, network diagrams, knowledge base articles

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork in assisting other team members

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Previous DHS experience

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.