System Administrator III *

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Job Title:  System Administrator III*

Job Location: Pakistan

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is seeking an experienced System Administrator III to support our on-site team based in the Middle East.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide administration, installation, operation, and maintenance on all Government supported network and support day-to-day technical operations of the Network Control Center (NCC).
  • Integrate the deployed locations local network into the Government Enterprise Network, organizational Client System Technicians (CSTs) on local area network and personal computer issues, and any other agency to provide the services required.
  • Engineer, install, and maintain network equipment to support new and emerging requirements
  • Provide responsive services to include real-time network-level configuration control, network restoration, quality control and performance standards, status reporting, Master Station Log (MSL), and other actions required by policies, responsibilities, and operational procedures IAW the SPIN-C, and support all NOSC deployed projects.
  • Provide Echelon 1 support in order to resolve administrative and technical problems with client/server devices. The contractor shall install, configure, and operate client/server devices. The contractor shall provide hardware and software support and sustainment support and perform preventive maintenance.
  • Assist unit with client workstation Certification and Acceptance (C&A) process. Provide software application assistance for commonly used office automation applications purchased from standard USAF support contracts. This includes support to standard wireless office automation devices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in design, maintenance, and operation of small to medium networks. Experience must include administrating corporate or business’ user accounts managing mail servers, printer servers, web servers, and/or firewalls.
  • Experience in reviewing and recommending software applications as well as identifying hardware salient characteristics and any add on devices.
  • Experience in systems management, monitoring and sustainment; hardware repair for servers, PCs, peripheral equipment; software installation, maintenance and sustainment.
  • Must have experience in analyzing and troubleshooting military networks to include:
    • Microsoft Enterprise Server 2008/2012 or later version
    • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
    • Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 (or later version) and other mail applications (local and remote)
    • Microsoft Active Directory 2008/2012 or later version
    • Network Server Backup
    • DHCP, DNS, WINS, and Domain Controllers
    • Site specific equipment listed in the task order
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance


  • High School Diploma

Certification Requirements:

  • Must meet the certification requirement of DoD 8570.01-M. The candidate is expected to have, but is not limited to, the following IT certificates:
    • Positions requires a current DoD 8570 IAT-II certificate (Security+ce, CCNA-Security, etc.)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) – Windows 10 or newer
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) – Windows Server 2012 or newer or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) – SQL Server 2012/2014
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) – Mobility
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) – Data Management and Analytics

Trace Systems

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), genetic information, disability or veteran status. 


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