NANA Regional Corporation System Admin I (Afghanistan) in Afghanistan

System Admin I (Afghanistan)


Five Rivers Services, LLC (FRS) provides full-spectrum communications, information technology (IT), network operations, video teleconferencing (VTC), audiovisual, multimedia, and command, control, communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) services and solutions to Department of Defense, Federal Government agencies, and the commercial sector. Currently, FRS operates in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Djibouti, and several continental U.S.

The Systems Administrator I monitors Tier 1/2 server operations and performance using appropriate software applications and tools. The Administrators shall be the Helpdesk POC for all theater NIPR and SIPR enterprise systems issues, create and/or manage trouble tickets, and monitor status and report outages to RNOSC Operations. Reports directly to the Systems Administrator II.


1. Operates and maintains all aspects of server administration to include but is not limited to Microsoft 200X Active Directory, WINS, DNS, DHCP, print queues etc.

2. Daily administration of Exchange 200X servers and Outlook Web Access.

3. Microsoft SMS, MOM, SCCM and WSUS.

4. VERITAS Backup Exec to conduct file server Backup / Restores.

5. Maintain Systems Availability and perform regular maintenance on equipment.

6. Proficient at hardware maintenance and troubleshooting of various vender Server platforms including Dell, HP, LTO tape library, fiber switch, and SANs.

7. Maintaining antivirus / security requirements by the US Army standards and regulations.

8. Provides user and Microsoft Exchange account maintenance as required.

9. Performs other duties as required.



Experience: At least five (5) years of practical experience working with Windows Server 2000 or higher operating systems (OS) and Active Directory tools. Candidate must possess a basic understanding of security principles and their application to an enterprise AD environment.

Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

Education: Associates Degree in Information Technology (IT) or a related field.

Certifications: This position requires candidates to adhere to DoD 8570.01-M. All candidates are required to maintain at least one (1) baseline certification and one (1) computing environment (CE) certification. The authorized certifications for this job title are listed as follows:


Baseline: CASP, CCNA Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GSEC, GCED, GCIH, Security ce, SSCP


  • MCSA: Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2008 or 2012

  • MCSE: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Server Infrastructure

  • MCITP: Enterprise Administrator

  • MCITP: Server Administrator

  • MCITP: Systems Administrator

  • MCITP: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator

  • MCSM: Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (Any)

  • MCT: Microsoft Certified Architect

  • MCT: Microsoft Certified Master

  • MCT: Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

  • MCT: Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security

  • MCT: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

  • Server


The work environment will be 95% indoor and 5% outdoor. The outdoor work environment may exceed temperatures 100 F. Candidate must be able to physically withstand extreme heat.


Candidate must be able to lift, push and pull up to 40 lbs.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Afghanistan

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Ongoing

Req ID: FIV01004