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CACI International USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) Network/System Administrator in Norfolk, Virginia

USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) Network/System Administrator

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 75%

Type of Travel: Continental US

Join an enthusiastic team looking to make a difference in the lives of today’s Military Medical Team! CACI is looking for a Network/System Administrator to work onboard the USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20), stationed at Norfolk Naval Base, to provide IT repair, maintenance, operations, logistics, and engineering services on USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) IT Systems. Required international travel up to 70% onboard an afloat platform.

The project is within CACI's Healthcare Delivery Systems portfolio.

* Position will deploy/embark with the USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) for missions, out of state Shipyard periods, maintain an ability to be deployable within 5 days (Ready 5 status) of natural disasters during Hurricane/Storm Seasons. The USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) can be underway for 6 months or more. You must be willing to deploy with the ship as embedded contractor support staff for that duration.*

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Support Military Health System (MHS) applications, training and system maintenance including back-up recovery, account maintenance and application upgrade support.

  • Requires the implementation and ongoing maintenance of infrastructure required to surge manpower capacity by 96% (From a crew of 65 to 1,350) in less than 72 hours in support of disaster response operations, while maintaining integrity of protected information and auditing systems.

  • Provide “Tier 3” support for embedded network systems onboard USNS COMFORT.

  • Ensure all applicable information systems are being installed, maintained, and operated in accordance with applicable Security Technical Implementation Guides, Program of Record configurations, or Authority to Operate guidelines.

  • Develop and maintain System Administrative (SA) guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Network Architecture diagrams.

  • Perform routine hardware maintenance/troubleshooting and operating system upgrades for the MTF network systems.

  • Perform customer support services with the onboard MTF network users.

  • Provide initial training on MTF operations to new staff embarked.

  • Harden the network IAW with IA standards/mandates.

  • Install, load, maintain, upgrade, test, troubleshoot, and provide IA support for the MTF networks.

  • Utilize ACAS for vulnerability scanning purposes.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense SECRET security clearance.

  • Basic understanding of IT fundamentals – hardware (servers, switches, routers, etc.), software, networks, databases, SAN storage, applications, Virtual machines

  • 8 years of relevant experience

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

  • Intermediate knowledge of 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)- Microsoft Certificate Authorities (PKI)

  • Virtualization (build and maintain Windows Server virtual machines)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge and/or understanding of how domain systems communicate

  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve issues independently with little or no supervision

Education and Experience:

  • 8+ years’ experience

  • Required Education: IT Training and/or certification

  • Desired Education: BS

You may substitute experience for degree permitted (8+ years relevant experience required in this case).

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience in maintaining US Navy Board of Inspection and Survey, and DoD Inspector General independent audits of HIPAA compliance and classified material control.

  • Possess current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (ex. Security+ CE)

  • Ability to assist on short notice, work overtime for emergencies ( Power loss, Network Outages, System Failures)

  • Prior Navy IT experience

  • At least one of the following certifications:

  • Microsoft MCP/MCSA/MCSE Certification

  • Network+ Previous experience with Afloat Naval POR Systems (NIAPS, HBSS, ACAS).

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:

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.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (

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