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COLSA Corporation Systems Administration Specialist in Shalimar, Florida

Systems Administration Specialist

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Job Description

This position will support the 45th Test Squadron Mission Planning Systems Test Flight located at Eglin AFB, FL. You could be the critical missing piece to our team!

  • Be familiar with the configuration, management and troubleshooting of computer systems, including knowledge of installation of software and applications.

  • Will assist in designing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining computer systems.

  • Will assist in building, configuring, and managing the computer systems to support all test activities.

  • Create and manage system user accounts in accordance with Air Force Materiel Command policies and directives.

  • Manage backups, respond to trouble tickets, and write scripts to automate processes.

  • Provide other system administrator duties such as booting and shutting down a system, mounting file systems, and scheduling test resources.

  • Under supervision will install and configure computers, and hardware, and perform operating system upgrades.

  • Under supervision will perform installation and configuration of software and applications, including anti-virus and back-up software.

  • Support test planning meetings and test plan working groups.

  • May attend meetings as necessary to provide briefings, information, and/or technical support.

  • Will assist with designing and employing test automation tools and utilities during test execution.

  • Under supervisor will support certification for test readiness by identifying deficiencies, verifying compliance with specifications and standards, and demonstrating a stable system configuration.

  • Occasionally require lifting items up to 50 lbs.

  • Travel to TDY locations (CONUS and OCONUS) to execute hardware setup, hardware troubleshooting, deficiency reporting, and deficiency verification and recommendations.

  • Maintain hardware/software inventory and Configuration Management of the hardware/software.

  • Must be qualified and able to travel to worldwide sites, as required.

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here ( .

Required Experience

One of the following combinations is required: Bachelor’s degree and 0-3 years of applicable experience -OR- Associate’s Degree and 4 years of applicable experience -OR- HS Diploma or Equivalent and 6 years of applicable experience.

  • US Citizenship. SECRET Clearance required with the ability to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET clearance.

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively on a team.

  • Understanding of installation, configuration, and troubleshooting hardware/software is required.

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain DOD 8570.01-M IAT Level 2 certification (Security+CE) within 3 months of hire date.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including communication skills in areas of technical writing, briefings, and formal presentations.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current and Active TOP SECRET Clearance

  • Knowledge of the system software development lifecycle, network services, architecture, configuration, and security methods is highly desired.

  • Knowledge of Information Technology systems analysis and application software concepts, functions, techniques, and capabilities sufficient enough to evaluate emerging technologies in a development environment is highly desired.

  • Proficiency in the use and integration of Microsoft Office applications highly desired.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

Shalimar, Florida, United States

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