Secure Systems Administrator

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

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Secure Systems Administrator


Dayton, OH 

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Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field, or a minimum of 3 years experience in information systems administration? We invite qualified applicants to apply for our Secure Systems Administrator opening!

The Secure Systems Administrator (SA) is responsible for assisting with the administration and maintenance of classified automated information systems (AIS) at various clearance levels. The Secure (SA) shall:
• Ensure the AIS is properly configured in accordance with requirements established by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
• Install, configure, and maintain operating systems in accordance with the System Security Plan.
• Enforce security policies and safeguards pertaining to the AIS.
• Provide training and support to AIS users.
• Assist with required configuration changes, backups, and other maintenance activities.
• Enforce System Security Plans to limit vulnerabilities.
• Assess Security Controls as required by the ISSM.
• Perform spill mitigation and provide reports to the ISSM.
• Conduct continuous monitoring activities and recommend improvements.
• Assist with other security tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field, OR a minimum of 3 years experience in information systems administration.
• Experience with Windows systems administration.
• Experience or familiarity with the Risk Management Framework.
• If required, willingness to submit to a counter-intelligence polygraph test.
• Security+ certification required within first six months.
• Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
• The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance is required.
• Due to requirements of our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• In-scope, final Department of Defense Secret clearance.
• Experience with JSIG and/or ICD system accreditation procedures.
• Experience administering classified networks.
• Knowledge of requirements for the transfer and storage of controlled unclassified information (CUI).
• Windows system troubleshooting experience.
• Experience with writing scripts to automate installation and configuration tasks.
• Familiarity with Information Technology systems such as Microsoft Active Directory, Hyper-V virtual server, and SharePoint.
• Familiarity with COMSEC handling and accounting.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.