System Administrator Senior

  • KaiHonua
  • Petersburg, VA, United States
  • Jan 13, 2023

Job Description

Position Title: System Administrator Senior

Work Location: Fort Lee - Petersburg, VA

Job Summary:

Must have knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or system administration of Unix or Windows networks/systems. Must be capable of managing the servers, which typically involves installing and upgrading the servers, as well as solving any kind of problems with the systems. Must provide the essential software support for the laptops, desktop personal computers, and printers, including the configuration of the hardware devices, testing new software and designing the structure of the network. Must be capable of monitoring the system configuration, including the server event log. Must be capable of testing the operating system software, the networking software and also the computer hardware. Must be capable of monitoring and developing the procedures for backups of the servers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned):

  • Provide Database Administration and support
  • Maintain the integrity of the data and the efficiency
  • Maintain the efficiency and performance of the systems
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, patch, and update and install software/hardware
  • Resolve application errors and software bugs
  • Identify root causes and recommend mitigation strategies and or resolution actions
  • Provide enhancements via Request for Change (RFC) and other change vehicles (e.g., Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA))
  • Implement application patches and assist with the identification/classification of RFCs and modifications to existing software applications for efficiencies in security, maintainability, supportability and portability
  • Implement software maintenance activities IAW the CECOM SEC customer Change Advisory Board (CAB) process
  • Shall provide software and hardware infrastructure services
  • Responsible for maintaining and supporting an integrated IT environment to deliver tools, applications, capabilities and reusable services for the CECOM SEC customer
  • Shall support the continued consolidation and improvement of the CECOM SEC customer IT infrastructure into a coherent, virtualized environment
  • Shall conduct server replacement and data migration from one server to another
  • Support the transformation of the current CECOM SEC customer services from their current hardware and software configurations to the modernized system environments. The contractor shall consolidate and integrate existing applications and their data, and migrate them to the new environment
  • Shall remotely support the primary hosting facility, located in Radford, VA, to operate, maintain, upgrade and support computer hardware/software within the system development, test, and production portfolio; and the system Continuity of Operations (COOP) Will locally support the demonstration/training systems to be located at the facilities
  • The Candidate shall be responsible for local desktop, printer, computer peripheral (e.g. storage), Video Telephonic Conferencing (VTC), network support and system administration for all personnel proposed under this contract, Government staff located with the Contractor. IAW AR 25-2, the Candidate shall maintain appropriate Army certifications required to administer systems connected to the Non-classified Internet Protocol (IP) Router Network (NIPRNet). Activities include but are not limited to:
  • Maintaining Army Gold Master secure desktops
  • Working with the Network Enterprise Center (NEC) as required to maintain Non-classified Internet Protocol (IP) Router Network (NIPRNet) services
  • Managing a commercial LAN and internet services along with wireless LAN services
  • Providing rapid response and troubleshooting of system and/or network platforms when issues arise
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline
  • Relevant work experience and training may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum years of Relevant Experience 5+ years within the last 8
  • Must possess and maintain an IT-I level certification IAW AR 25-2 and IAT-II certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M
  • Experience with following a mature DoD System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) within a program with extensive documentation deliverables.
  • Server + or MS certification
  • Experience with Azure DevOps Server Administration
    • Project Collections
    • Azure Pipelines Agents
    • Continuous Monitoring
    • Jenkins (preferred)
  • Ability to adapt and learn on the go, both on own initiative and from senior team members


  • SQL Server, including Database Administration and Azure SQL
  • Powershell and bash scripting for automation
  • Azure automation and ARM templates
  • DoD STIGs and/or security auditing processes to support federal security guidelines
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
  • Active Directory and Azure AD
  • Azure Virtual Desktops

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. May include lifting weigh up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.

Security Clearance:

Position may require a DoD security clearance. Must be a US citizen.

KaiHonua LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.

KaiHonua LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.