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 qualified applicant will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Summary

QTEC Aerospace is looking for a highly capable and motivated individual. The successful candidate will provide critical system administration of the software development and ancillary laboratory environments supporting a Missile Defense.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

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

  • Operating, maintaining, and managing Linux systems supporting a software development environment
  • Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations, system security, and availability of a Linux environment
  • Respond appropriately to any security incidents discovered in the system or directed by program security
  • Install, configure, monitor, manage and maintain all Linux based servers and workstations
  • Create and maintain Linux server documentation
  • Create and maintain Linux system administration processes and procedures using Ansible playbooks
  • Install, configure, manage and maintain all Linux server-based applications
  • Ensure all Linux based systems are running current versions of antivirus software with current virus definition files
  • Create, manage and maintain security groups and user accounts
  • Monitor, manage and maintain storage systems and devices
  • All other tasks as assigned by the IT site lead or IT manager Secondary Responsibilities
  • Assist the help desk to respond to end users requests/issues if needed

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
  • 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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