Systems Integrator/Cyber Defense Administrator - 3573

Manage and oversee the quality of all systems administrator services and deliverables, providing training and development support to less experienced systems administrator staff.  Lead and participate in highly complex system projects.  Evaluate existing operating systems/COTS/GOTS software and recommend changes.  Optimize systems software performance.  Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.  Plan, coordinate, and implement system and network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.  Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.  Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, coordinate computer network access/use and make recommendations for adjustment or future change.  Perform routine system or network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.  Maintain logs related to system and network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.  Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.  Confer with functional users to resolve system problems.  Install, generate, maintain, test, debug, and integrate system software programs with COTS/GOTS applications and support equipment; develop instructions for integration of operating system software; and modify/maintain integration packages via releases and utilities from manufacturers in a multi-operating system and/or network operating system environment.  Manage applications dealing with the overall operating system, such as sophisticated file maintenance routines, networks, CAD or GIS system software, mathematical and scientific software packages.  Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement.  Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.  Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs.  Review documents and designs; prepare technical reports, presentations, and briefs.  Possess high-level oral and written communications skills; effectively communicate with all levels of client management, contractor managers and client agency representatives; adept in generating and conducting briefings, presentations, etc.

Work Experience:

General - Six (6) years of industry accepted Information Technology (IT) experience.

Specialized - Three (3) years within the last four (4) years of intensive and current experience working independently on highly complex operating systems analysis/programming projects using programming languages/utilities for multiple operating systems and/or network operating system environments.  Position requires , DOD 8570.01-M series,

Note: General and Specialized Work Experience may be earned concurrently.

Educational Requirement - The minimum education requirement is a four (4)-year Bachelor’s level degree from an accredited college or university in a curriculum or major field of study which either (1) provides substantial knowledge in complex systems administration, (2) is closely related to the work to be automated, or (3) is in Computer Science, a physical science or a mathematics-intensive discipline.

Substitution - Directly related college-level study may be substituted for general experience (unless otherwise indicated in the skill category description) at a rate of one (1) year of study for six (6) months of experience.  No more than four (4) years of study may be substituted for experience.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.