System Administrators, Linux and Windows [2021-15]

Combined Orbital Operations, Logistics and Resiliency (COOLR)

Infinity, an exceptional and growing small business, is looking for experienced, certified, and cleared full-time Windows and Linux Systems Administrators in the California Bay-Area for MILSATCOM system development and sustainment support in Sunnyvale.

The sustainment team needs your experience and skills maintaining and sustaining this vital satellite communications mission and the ground systems that support it. You will perform all of the typical duties and tasks involved with the administration of IT systems, such as installs, patching, configuring, performing backups, user management, and security compliance.

The most important aspect of our mission is keeping protected band satellite communications 100% available for US military users worldwide, from soldiers and marines on the ground, to worldwide command centers, to strategic USAF airborne platforms, to US Navy ships across the seven seas. The warfighters’ mission success is the measure of our success.

Infinity people are dedicated to mission success, doing it right the first time, not afraid of taking initiative to go above and beyond to get the job done, and love working for a company that puts taking care of you above all else. This contract is in year two of ten option years, offering long-term position security potential.

Your typical day

• Performing administration and maintenance of Red Hat Linux servers, Windows Servers and Workstations, and related systems, including installations and updates

• Enforcing and configuring security and RMF policies and processes

• Configuring and deploying VMWare servers and virtual machines

• Providing friendly and helpful user support by debugging and resolving end user system problems

• Participating in the configuration management of the various program systems

• Configuring systems for deployment in a DoD Secret environment

• Maintaining your DoD 8570 certification through continuing education

• Managing/supporting software licensing and procurement

• Supporting critical mission needs, possibly outside of normal business hours

• You will find personal satisfaction in the satisfaction of the customer and success of the warfighter

If you pique my interest, we will call to schedule a virtual interview. If you are a great candidate, we then submit your resume to our customer for consideration. They will select a few candidates for an interview with the technical lead and hiring manager, then make their final selection(s). At that point I will make you an excellent offer to join the team.

All experience levels are considered. Even if you do not check all the boxes, if you possess a great combination of transferrable experience and a strong drive to learn whatever else is needed to succeed, do not hesitate to apply. Just make sure your resume clearly shows how your other experience can apply to this position to make it easier for me.

There are four positions available for various skill levels and experience sets. If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be great for it, please let them know!

You’re Good At

• Administering complex IT systems, Windows and/or Linux, workstations and servers, & networking

• Maintaining and promoting excellent cyber hygiene and compliance for critical mission systems

• Having and maintaining current DoD 8570 certification, Security+ level or better

• Understanding and implementing RMF (Risk Management Framework)

• Providing exceptional customer support to resolve user system problems, including tactful handling of PEBCAK situations

• Implementing virtualization, in particular VMWare-based systems

• Having schedule flexibility to support occasional shifts outside of normal business hours

• Working and communicating as part of an integrated team of military, civilians, and contractors from various companies

• Digging deep to find the right answers

• Constantly learning and growing

• Working with only a virtual direct supervisor presence (at least at first)

• Holding and keeping a Secret security clearance (mandatory requirement)

• Being part of a close-knit small business family

Also Great to Have

• Experience with DoD Secret systems and environments

• Knowledge of software licensing and procurement practices

• Knowledge and experience with software configuration management processes, practices, and tools (e.g. ClearQuest)

• Windows 7-10, Windows Server 2008-2019, WSUS

• Red Hat Linux (RHEL) versions 6 & 7

• MCSE or similar IT certifications

• Evangelizing Infinity’s reputation and capabilities to help grow our presence in the SF Bay area

• Understanding the military’s satellite communications missions and operations

• Experience, military or contractor, working with military satellite communications missions, especially in a cleared operational environment; commercial satcom experience also valued.

• A degree in a STEM field, or relevant equivalent experience

• Desire to grow your skills and career with our growing company

Relocation assistance available

A degree in a STEM field, or relevant equivalent experience


Sunnyvale, CA

Current DoD (or transferrable to DoD) Secret or higher

Approx 1 Apr 2021

U.S. Citizenship is required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity link below for further information.
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