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Systems Administrator, 2nd Shift

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Systems Administrator, 2nd Shift


Job Summary

Systems Administrator

Portsmouth, NH

PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 20,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, Va.

PAE has an opportunity for a Systems Administrator to join our team on our Federal Government contract in Portsmouth, NH.

This position requires 1.5 years of systems administration experience with 2.5 years being preferred. In addition, this role will support operation and maintenance of computing assets as well as other computing equipment such as workstations and small server systems.

Specific duties include operating system installation, configuration and maintenance as well as installation of supporting software and troubleshooting user and system issues.

Essential duties and responsibilities for the position include the following:

  • Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
  • Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested

The Basic Qualifications for this position are as follows:

  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive 10-year criminal and credit history background check.
  • Must successfully complete a drug screening.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Ability to communicate status and issues clearly across teams, management and with team members.
  • Windows Server 2008+ administration required.
  • Windows 7 Desktop Administration
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Hardware Setup – Desktop and Server
  • Experienced troubleshooting client/server connectivity issues from an application perspective.
  • Able to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Database Administration Experience
  • Desktop Imaging and Deployment
  • Linux System Administration Experience
  • .NET Software Development Experience
  • Telecommunication and Networking Experience
  • NetApp Experience
  • SharePoint Site Administration and Customization

Minimum Experience, Education and Licensure:

  • 1-3 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator or related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience can be substituted.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others
  • Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company’s goals
  • Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times
  • Ability to manage individual workflow effectively and improve processes when necessary
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers both in written and verbal communications
  • Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The Courier must also be able to conduct repetitive body movements, push, pull, reach, stoop and/or bend and lift up to 45 pounds repetitively at times and use equipment such as dollies and carts.

Work Environment:

  • Mainly office but may also include all other work environments as required.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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