Systems Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-060
    • Job Location: Lanham, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/11/2020
    • Years of Experience: 4+
    • 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.

Kratos is seeking a System Administrator for our Federal Software Engineering team. The position is in support of dynamic, agile projects implementing a SecDevOps approach across all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, development, test, and customer support. As part of a small team, this System Administrator will design network configurations, support network/OS/software installation upgrades and troubleshooting, monitor and improve network performance, support network/OS security implementation and improvements, and generate system documentation updates. The candidate will work closely with system and hardware engineers, developers, testers, and on-site user support personnel to support system updates, analyze and resolve system issues, and ensure project objectives are met.        

The candidate must be self-motivated, be a self-learner, and be able to work within a dynamic schedule.  Candidate must be able to organize & report status of tasks being worked and document software installation and system administration procedures.  Candidate must show ability to effectively communicate with various team members as well as communicate with vendor support.

Experience and Skills

-Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Network Engineering or related. Master's degree is a plus.

-Minimum of 4 years of technical experience in Systems Administration.

-Administration and configuration of Windows Active Directory with integrated DNS server and domain policies

-Configuration and administration of Windows 7+ workstations and Windows 2012+ Servers

-Design, implementation, and configuration of physical & virtual networks and associated hardware / software

-Creation, configuration, and administration of VMware virtual machines

-Experience with Linux, Solaris, clustering technologies, and relational database management is highly desired.

-Candidate should be comfortable with the utilization of scripting (e.g., Unix Shell, Windows batch, Windows Script Files, PowerShell, Ansible) to automate software integration and system infrastructure tasks. Candidate should also have experience with monitoring and engineering backup routines as well as the utilization of storage technologies and appliances. Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF), cybersecurity guidelines, system security, controls and accreditation processes is a plus. 

-Position located in Lanham, MD.

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.