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Salient CRGT Network/Systems Administrator 3 (System Administrator) in Hines, Illinois

Job Description

Are you looking for a new and exciting career opportunity?

Join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented minds within our Enterprise Technology and Innovation teams.As a Salient CRGT employee, you get to be part of a best performing team supporting our nation’s most critical missions.

Why Salient CRGT ?

We’re passionate about the inspirational missions of our customers and we entrust our employees and teams to deliver exceptional performance to enable the safety, security, health and well-being of our nation. We provide the tools and resources to help you be successful, and our culture fosters an environment in which idea sharing and collaboration is essential. Are you ready to make a difference?


The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.

  • Builds, installs and manages physical and virtual server environments

  • Documents, monitors, and audits those environments

  • Creates and tracks performance metrics and tweaks infrastructure design accordingly

  • Provides maintenance to systems and applications.

  • Primary resource for server and network hardware and software issues

  • Provides supplemental network and systems administration support to IT team

  • Works with IT team on large projects

  • Development of performance metrics and hardware/OS performance tuning

  • Primary resource for Apple/Mac client support

  • Knowledge and experience in a large-scale Enterprise network.

  • In-depth knowledge of Linux (RHEL) administration

  • In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Server platform and its components including Active Directory, Windows Server 2012 and 2016, failover clustering, certificate services, IIS, and other related technologies.

  • Experience with configuration and administration of Windows file servers.

  • Experience with installation, configuration, and administration of enterprise hardware including rack mount and blade servers

  • Experience writing/maintaining appropriate scripts to automate system administration and recurring jobs

  • Experience with Microsoft SCCM.

  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills

  • Experience in supporting a 24x7production environment

  • McAfee EPO Administration

Required Qualifications

  • Education / Experience: Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. 5 years of relevant experience is required. 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education on a case by case basis.

  • PWS Specified Certifications: O ne of the certifications below: A+, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT), VMware Certified Associate 6- Data Center Virtualization, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Network+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

  • Background Investigation: Must be able to pass a government Tier 4 High Background Investigation.

Desired Qualifications

  • Education / Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience

  • Microsoft – Minimum 5 years (DHCP, Login Scripts, File/Print Services, DHCP, SCCM, Active Directory, Group Policy Management, System Hardening, SNMP, Patch Management, IIS Web Services, SQL, Scan Remediation, OS Deployment Group Policy Management)

  • VMware vSphere Management - Minimum 5 yrs

  • Citrix Xenapp Administration is a plus

  • Linux – Red Hat is a plus

Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

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Job Location(s) US-IL-Hines

Job ID 2020-11216

LCAT Network/Systems Administrator 3

Work Status Full-Time Regular