Unisys Federal Systems

System Administrator

Job Locations US-CA-Edwards, AFB
Req ID
Federal Systems
Information Technology
Interim Secret
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking motivated, career and customer oriented System Administrators interested in joining our team at Edwards AFB, CA and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


In this role you will perform System Administration functions such as user account maintenance, application and OS patches and updates, antivirus updates, security/event log review and analysis, network documentation, backup operations, hardware issue escalation, user training, and user support on Linux systems.  Install, configure, audit, manage and troubleshoot servers, PCs and other hardware systems and associated software as necessary.  Apply networking and security knowledge to assist in buildup of the network(s).  Support Windows applications and workstation clients, database applications, and other such user applications installed on the network and computer systems.


Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

Knowledgeable regarding compliance requirements including military, contractor and civilian rules, regulations and protocols governing information management techniques and methodologies and documentation.

Possess knowledge in the following areas: Image from PXE server/baseline OS loading and configuration; CAT5/6 infrastructure, punch downs on wall jacks and patch panels.  T-568 A/B standards; Domain object administration using Active Directory or DRA; Print Server maintenance/client printer setup; Window configuration/local group policy editor, AD group policy editor plus; Software licensing requirements and ability to track/maintain software license and installation records.

Ensure compliance with operations and security policies while keeping systems viable and available for authorized users

Must be knowledgeable in PC, server and peripheral hardware systems installation, configuration, and troubleshooting, auditing.

Knowledgeable in network security procedures, best practices, and implementation.

Skills must include client and server software installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting. 

Working knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols and network/Internet connectivity, including subnetting, switch configuration, etc is desired.

Position is in high visibility area with little direct supervision. 


Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience or equivalent.

Mature, self-starting individual with excellent communication and organizational skills, who is also detail oriented Expertise, training and actual work experience with the specific computer language, systems, and/or technology is significantly more important than the number of years of experience. This is especially true with emerging technologies.

Candidate must possess good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and within structured guidelines.

Lifting of up to 50 lbs.

Must have the ability to use Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. as necessary to create reports for customers and task lead.

Security+ certification or ability to certify quickly

Valid Driver’s License.

Secret security clearance or the ability to obtain one.

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical. At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.

Our team members gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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