QTEC Aerospace
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time

QTEC Aerospace is seeking candidates for a Systems Administrator to join our team of professionals in Huntsville, AL. The successful candidate will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government. S/he will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Operate, maintain and manage Windows/Linux based systems supporting a software development environment
  • Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Windows/Linux environment
  • Ensure all data is being backed up on a regular basis
  • Ensure backup system is functioning correctly and periodically test the backup system by restoring files
  • Respond appropriately to any security or virus incident discovered in the system
  • Install, configure, monitor, manage and maintain all Windows/Linux based servers
  • Create and maintain Windows//Linux server documentation
  • Create and maintain Windows/Linux system administration processes and procedures
  • Install, configure, manage and maintain all Windows/Linux server-based applications
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux based systems have the appropriate patches installed
    • Including but not limited to, security, applications and OS
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux based systems are running current versions of antivirus software with current virus definition files
  • Create, manage and maintain security groups
  • Create, manage and maintain user accounts
  • Monitor, manage and maintain storage systems and devices
  • Create and maintain Windows/Linux server images
  • Recommend system enhancements
    • Including but not limited to, servers, applications, storage, processes and procedures
  • Recommend when additional system resources are required or when existing resources should be retired
  • Ensure all appropriate asset management functions are completed as required
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux servers are configured to comply with all appropriate security policies
  • All other tasks as assigned by the IT site lead or IT manager Secondary Responsibilities
  • Create, deploy and maintain Windows/Linux desktop and notebook images
  • Create, deploy and maintain Windows/Linux desktop and notebook distribution packages for software applications
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux desktop and notebook computers are configured to comply with all appropriate security policies
  • Assist the help desk respond to end user's requests/issues

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 5+ years of professional experience; 3+ years with Master's degree
  • Candidate must meet minimum requirements of DOD 8570 IAT II certification with any of the following certifications (Security +, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Linux system administration
  • System Security Implementations
  • Linux shell scripting
  • Ansible playbook development and management
  • Security-Enhanced (SE) Linux and Red Hat repository administration
  • Windows Systems administration
  • Standard knowledge with Microsoft Server 2008/2012, Active Directory, GPOs, VMware etc.
  • Experience supporting Windows based workstations, desktops and notebook computers.
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Self-motivated and customer-oriented
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prepare and brief presentations to the customer as needed

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)
  • Multi-Factor Authentication implementation including: IPA and ADFS, OpenShift, OpenStack, VMware ESXI, QAS/VAS, Windows, Active Directory, Backup and Recovery, Containers and Container Orchestration products
  • Git, Nexus, Jenkins, Jira and Confluence
  • Understand the concept of PaaS and SaaS
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery and how it applies to IT and IT products

Security Clearance

Candidates must currently have and be able to maintain a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance.


Huntsville, AL

Qualified candidates should send Application for Employment and resume to careers@qtecinc.com.

It is the policy of QTEC, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, disability, veteran status or any protected statuses and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals within the company.

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