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System Administrator, #3770

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Systems Administrator to join our team at our office at Denver, Colorado. You will support an agile team focused on the engineering, development, integration, and sustainment of evolving ground system architectures for the command and control of Air Force space systems. This candidate should be a self-starter with a strong track record of success in a collaborative and high operations tempo environment. This position will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and require a diverse skill set and ability to work across multiple projects and several geographic regions.



  • Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers
  • Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures
  • Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations
  • Plans and implements the modernization of servers
  • Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules
  • Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • Develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures
  • Works closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented

Required Skills: 

  • DoD 8570 IAM 2 compliance: Security + or equivalent
  • Ability to lead technical teams
  • Effective interpersonal and team-building skills, to engage at both the team and management levels to build confidence and collaboration
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communications skills – the ability to convey concepts in white papers, MS PowerPoint presentations and participate in open forum discussions
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to participate and present at meetings for prime and customer leadership


Required Experience:

  • 5 - 10 years’ information systems administration knowledge and experience, preferably space and/or ground (satellite C2) systems
  • Bachelors in Engineering, Information Technology, or other Technical field
  • Experience with NIST and DoD Cybersecurity and Information Assurance programs, including RMF
  • US Citizenship and active secret clearance required to be considered for the position


Preferred Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience with VMware
  • Active Top Secret with ability to obtain SCI desired



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.


Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Denver, Colorado
United States
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