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Systems Administrator - Space Surveillance

Aquila Technology
Huntsville, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Clearance Requirements: Secret

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Remote: Hybrid

Aquila is seeking a Systems Administrator - Space Surveillance to join our team in supporting one of this country's premier defense research organizations. The Systems Administrator will join a group whose current research and development efforts focus on problems such as tracking and identifying newly launched satellites. Responsibilities include consulting with the staff, specifying, designing, implementing, and testing network and computer system configurations and upgrades.

Aquila team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused, and technically innovative work environment. Aquila strives to deliver the best of the best in technical services to our customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a desire to constantly learn, and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a team are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Experience:

  • Experience with RMF security plans, procedures, and compliance with DoD Mandate 8570.1-M is highly required.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision are required.
  • Must be team-oriented and be able to create documentation on systems and/or software to satisfy certification, security, technical staff, and end users.
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve hardware, software, and networking problems is required. Work experience in mission-critical environments is highly desirable.

Preferred Experience:

  • Desired skill sets include enterprise-level hardware and software applications like VMWare ESX, Cisco/Juniper, McAfee EPO, Nessus, Ansible, and Puppet.
  • Some working knowledge of programming languages such as perl, python, C/C++, and the scripting language is desired.

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or related experience
  • Willing to undergo an extensive background investigation and obtain/maintain a security clearance.
  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain/maintain a Top Secret to be considered for this position due to the nature of the work being done.
  • Covid vaccination with a booster is required.

Telecommute: This position is hybrid. Due to the nature of the work for this position, this individual may be able to work remotely once a month.

Travel: This individual may be required to travel to Lexington, Massachusetts once a year.

Aquila Technology


Huntsville, AL