Systems Administrator/Engineer in Dayton, OH at DCS

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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Job Description

Infoscitex is seeking an experienced System Administrator to support one of our Prime contracts with the US Air Force. In this role will provide Systems Administrative expertise to enabled continued execution of an extensive modeling and simulation development, and operations research effort. As a member of our team, you will support aerospace technologies research in Dayton, OH, having opportunities to work in a dynamic environment, with state of the art simulation technologies, simulation integration experts, and military Subject Matter Experts (SME). Our work focuses on the integration of multiple software additions and enhancements to an existing modeling and simulation framework and may include both stand-alone constructive and distributed virtual simulation development efforts.   

Infoscitex is an agile corporation with a reputation for efficient development of technology solutions for the Defense, Aerospace, Human Factors, and Security markets. We continue to provide innovative solutions by maintaining multidisciplinary teams, staffed with exceptional employees. As an employee owned firm, we offer an environment of sustained growth through a continual motivation to satisfy customer requirements. As a subsidiary of DCS Corporation, we offer competitive benefits, extensive resources, and broad reach across industry.  

Essential Job Functions:

In this role, you will provide hardware and software administration for several standalone networks at multiple classification levels in support of a growing research and development team at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. You will have an opportunity to help design, deploy, administer, and maintain a standalone research network; Work with government IT professionals to integrate several standalone networks; Create and maintain permissions on file shares and print servers for customers to support laboratory missions and to prevent unauthorized access; and manage and upgrade research workstation hardware and software.


Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

At least a BS degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or a related technical discipline and at least 5 years of related experience. (We have multiple levels associated with this opportunity category. Candidates with varying degree and experience combinations may be considered for alternative classifications.)

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: ability to attain at least a Secret level DoD security clearance.

Current Security+ certification

8140 - 8570.01-M compliance for ISAE Level II: ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or ISC2 Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

At least 3 years of experience as a systems administrator (to include classified systems) where you have enforced, provided or implemented security guidance and information system validation using National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and DOD RMF standards/policies (DoD8510.01, NIST 800-53).

Experience with Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) methodologies and standards.

Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) practices for the Department of Defense.

Experience conducting continuous vulnerability assessment and security testing of complex software applications, preferably scientific applications

Experience building, securing, and maintaining Windows-based desktops and servers to DOD requirements (implement and maintain STIG compliance).

Experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems and applications (especially Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline and RHEL).

Ability to apply technical IT standards, principles, theories and techniques.

Familiar with continuous integration, continuous release processes, and appropriate software versioning schemes for security patch releases

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

An ideal candidate may bring the following attributes, although these are not firm requirements for consideration:

Active SECRET or TS/SCI clearance.

Additional certifications.