Sierra Vista, Arizona

LinQuest is seeking a System Administrator Specialist – Intermediate to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) in Ft. Huachuca, AZ.

The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is responsible for the oversight of all DISA test and evaluation (T&E) within DISA. The mission of the JITC labs at Fort Meade and Fort Huachuca is to enable the successful transition of joint acquisition IT systems from developmental testing to fielding through early and continuous involvement in the program life cycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of the organization’s IT systems and applications.
  • Assists in the installation, maintenance, and general support of IT systems. Identifies and resolves problems associated with operating systems.
  • Analyzes and resolves problems associated with server hardware/software and applications software.
  • Detects, diagnoses, and reports related problems on both server, desktop, and mobile IT systems.
  • Assists users with questions or issues related to accessing and using IT systems. Installs new software releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves software related problems.
  • Performs system backup and recovery procedures.
  • Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
  • Performs system capacity analysis and planning, and optimizes system operation and resource utilization.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that systems support the organization's business requirements and meet the needs of end users.
  • Defines system requirements based on user/client needs, cost, scalability, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
  • This labor category includes personnel who provide systems administration support in areas where these capabilities may be gained through extensive on-the-job experience, specialized formal Government training, or institutional training and certification.
  • On-the-job experience must be in specific IT fields.
  • Must possess experience with DoD’s defense in depth architecture; the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture; and IA/CND Policies and Procedures.
  • This labor category requires specific training and certification for the IAT, IAM, CND Analyst, CND Auditor, and IASAEs.
  • This level is intended to coincide with DoD 8570.01M IAT/IAM/IASAE and the Contractor must comply with the associated qualification and certification requirements as specified by individual Task Orders.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of systems administration concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a project leader, supervisor, or manager.
  • Must be adept at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations to department management.


Required Experience/Skills:

  • 0-2+ years of relevant experience
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree; or an Associate’s degree with at least 2 years of experience; at least 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience; or 6 years of experience.
  • Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines.
  • Additional certifications (other than those required for the position) in the area of specialization be substituted for experience or education but varies by certification. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.
  • An active TS/SCI is required to be considered for this position


Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit: https://www.linquest.com/careers/our-benefits

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment."

Sierra Vista, Arizona

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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