Systems Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-059
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/22/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 06413
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity within the space industry. Our motto "From Strength to Success" reflects a commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and classified customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we integrate Kratos-developed products with 3rd party software, as well as design and develop new tools and applications to provide end-to-end systems that solve mission unique requirements.

The Systems Administrator will work with a small team responsible for the development/maintenance and System Administration of the satellite potentially multiple ground systems to include the Command Control System-Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system software, hardware, and other mission unique applications.

The qualified candidate will work with a small team responsible for the installation and administration of satellite command and control ground system software, hardware and other mission unique applications. The candidate will work closely with system engineers and developers to support system updates, system configurations/reconfigurations, system regression testing, and be able to resolve other hardware, software and various other application issues.  The candidate should have a proven ability to access problems, research solutions and complete tasks on schedule.  Other related tasks: installation, configuration and administration of mission unique applications, administration of commercial technologies like VMware, Microsoft and various Linux distributions. 

Experience and Skills


-Bachelor's degree in Engineering related field; equivalent experience may be considered.

-Security+ certification required.

-Minimum of 3 years experience in systems administration.

-Experience with System administration (Solaris/Unix, Windows Active Directory, Cisco switch, VMware) are highly desirable.  Candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working independently. 

-Candidate must be able to articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms.  

-Active Secret clearance required.

-Position located in Colorado Springs, CO.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.