This job is onsite at our Endicott, NY; Wanye, NJ; San Diego, CA; Cedar Rapids, IA locations (Limited travel to other BAE sites)
Seeking an IT systems administrator to support BAE's classified and unclassified lab environments that use Windows and Linux networked systems, with expertise in setting up and managing Microsoft Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Management, SharePoint, and Exchange services.
A successful candidate will be joining a team supporting internal customers, designing, implementing and managing lab infrastructure to meet the customer requirements. In this role, you will build, configure, administer and troubleshoot Windows (and Linux) servers and user workstation hardware and software; design and implement workgroup-scale networks; build and manage authentication, file-share, and other collaboration servers to support groups of heterogeneous client systems. You will work with facilities security staff to develop and apply hardening steps for systems for classified use to NISPOM Chapter 8, JAFAN, and other customer standards. Document system configuration for new and existing systems. Experience with centralized authentication technologies such as LDAP and Active Directory domains in supporting (Windows/Linux) cross-platform clients is desirable.
You should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and work well in teams. Flexibility in approach to finding solutions, the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities, and learn new technologies quickly are some of the qualities a successful candidate will have. You will also need to be willing to respond to occasional off-hours outages and take part in subsequent service restoration efforts.
You will need to be eligible to receive a security clearance within 3 months of hire date or have an active Secret clearance.
CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) may be required to work in some of the customer labs, and preference will be given to candidates who hold this certificate.
- Experience in enterprise level Windows Server operating environments, including Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Management, SharePoint, Exchange services
- TCP/IP and Microsoft Networking concepts
- Windows and Unix/Linux interoperability services (e.g. centralized authentication technologies for cross-platform clients)
- Windows shell scripting
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Typically a HS Diploma with 8+ years, or AA Degree with 6+ years, BS Degree with 4+ years work experience or equivalent experience
- MUST have an active US secret clearance
- Must have experience supporting lab environments that use Windows and Linux networked systems, in setting up and managing Microsoft Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Management, SharePoint, and Microsoft Exchange services.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- CompTIA Security+ certification
- Experience with SIPRNET
- CISSP certification
- Ability to work both Server Admin and Field service (PC ) work daily.
- lift up to 40 pounds and move into positions either standing or kneeling that require connecting computing equipment up for use.
About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
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At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
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