Sep 18, 2023

IT System Administrator (Active TS Security Clearance Required)

  • Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $40.00 - $45.00 hourly
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leader in providing high-performance aerial target systems and advanced unmanned tactical aerial platforms, is looking for career-minded team players for our Sacramento manufacturing plant as we continue to grow our business to meet customer demands.

The IT Systems Administrator (SA) will be required to perform duties that include elevated privileges, such as managing active directory, troubleshooting user related issues, and installing hardware/software.  As a trusted custodian to the Company’s sensitive information and/or systems, the SA will be expected to maintain professional conduct and protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of any information system to which they may have access.

Establish and maintain classified information systems following DOD, DSS, NIST, and JSIG guidelines, including but not limited to:
•    Responsible for network address assignment, routing protocols, and routing table configuration as well as configuration of authentication and authorization – directory services. Performs maintenance of network servers: file servers, intrusion detection systems, routers, switches, etc.
•    Maintains the hardware and software that comprises the network (data, voice and video) including the deployment, maintenance and monitoring of active network gear; switches, routers, firewalls, and appliances
•    Performs anti-virus definitions updates, and patch management. Manages active directory, group policy, files shares, backups and restores, etc.
•    Perform system administration duties to include troubleshooting of information system errors
•    Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to restrict unauthorized use of data systems and databases
•    Ensure users have need-to-know for the data they are accessing
•    Installs new and existing hardware/software. Manages disaster recovery functions for information systems
•    Support, maintain and administer third party applications
•    Perform routine preventative maintenance on all hardware on a routine and scheduled basis
•    Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems
•    Enforce change management and compliance processes
•    Work as a technical resource on assigned projects
•    Independent analysis, communication, and problem solving

Other Job Functions
•    Other duties as assigned

•    Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
•    Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
•    Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
•    Ability to adhere to workplace rules
•    Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel

•    Required to have and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).
•    Requires AA/AS degree in a related technical field and a minimum of 3 years directly related experience or comparable work experience in lieu of degree  
•    Must be DOD 8570 Compliant (Net+, Security + or higher)
•    Strong experience with hardening Windows 10, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012 R2, and Server 2016 operating systems
•    Strong customer service orientation
•    Attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and follow through with assignments to full completion
•    Working knowledge with vulnerability and compliance scanning tools (SCAP, WASSP, etc.)
•    Working knowledge of TCP/IP, network switching, routing and infrastructure cabling. Must be able to configure switches by using a work instruction for Isolated LANs and WANs
•    Familiarity with RMF, NIST and/or JSIG/JFAN-6/3 requirements
•    Familiarity with Linux and Cisco IOS operating systems
•    Familiarity with SQL/Oracle Databases

•    Network +, Security + or Higher Certification

•    Office and/or manufacturing environment
•    Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
•    Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
•    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
•    May work extended hours or weekends and have on-call schedule/duties

•    25-50% - May be required between customer site and/or other KUAS locations