SAIC System Administrator Job in Bagram, Afghanistan

System Administrator (Job Number:434987)


Job Description

SAIC is anticipating an opening at our System Administrator in Bagram Afghanistan.

Job Description:

  • Candidate must provide timely and efficient support to assigned operations; apply security patches/fixes and anti-virus updates as released by software manufacturers and anti-virus vendors; create and implement the domain level security policies such as authentication mechanisms; password policies and rules; IPSEC policies etc.; review domain level rights and privileges and perform changes to the same as appropriate; and perform maintenance to critical enterprise-class servers.

  • Collaborate in assessing current and expected Windows infrastructure needs; configuration; maintenance; optimization and documentation of Windows infrastructure.

  • Follow and apply configuration and security standards and policies within a defined Change Management process.

  • Assist with implementing solutions for hardware and software.

  • Implement common preventive maintenance practices for hardware and software.

  • Ensure that system improvements and changes are implemented correctly and completely; and monitor all effects of the modifications.

  • Perform common administrative tasks.

  • Provide after hours and on-call support as required and as directed by on site PM.

  • This position is a 65-hour per week shift, six 10 hour days and one 5 hour day. This is an unaccompanied position based in Bagram, Afghanistan.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 9+ years of experience.

  • Must have active SECRET clearance.

  • System administration experience - Active Directory, Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer, VMware.

  • Must have current Security+ certification

  • Must have Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) 2008R2 in Server Infrastructure certification, or higher level certification.

  • Must have a valid US Passport

Desired Qualifications:

  • VCP 5 or higher certification

  • Experience with Veritas NetBackup appliances

  • Attended CRC in last 12 months and have active Afghanistan VISA.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

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Job Posting: Mar 14, 2018, 4:32:09 PM

Primary Location: Afghanistan-PAR-BAGRAM

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time