System Administrator

Shaw AFB, SC
Defense – Systems Administration /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 292

Job Title: System Administrator

Location: 850 Dryden Way Bldg 1923 Shaw AFB, South Carolina 29152

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret

Required Certification(s): 
·       DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 (Security+ or higher).
·       Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) or equivalent certification.
·       VMware Certified Associate (VCA) or equivalent certification.

Agile Defense has an immediate need of hiring a System Administrator to work at Shaw AFB in Sumter, SC.
·       Ensure a secure operating environment by monitoring user access and adherence to established policies and procedures.
·       Provide technical assistance of all assigned projects.
·       Support in providing desktop/server and software application integration support.
·       Support in system configuration management.
·       Support in providing software and firmware maintenance.
·       Support in performing account management and work with the ISM.
·       Support in the detection of problems associated with hardware, operating system, and application software.
·       Support in analyzing and resolving problems associated with hardware, operating system, and application software.
·       Support monitoring and analysis tools.
·       Support in researching new technologies and software upgrades to workstations / servers for familiarity / keep up with current technological developments.
·       Support in recommendations for COTS/GOTS application upgrades and implementation of new applications.
·       Support in maintaining and semi-annually publishing a Comprehensive As-Built System Engineering Plan.
·       Support Script development and implementation.


Required Certifications
·       DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 (Security+ or higher) AND
·       Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) or equivalent certification AND
·       VMware Certified Associate (VCA) or equivalent certification

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field; OR 5+ years of IT Domain Knowledge experience.


Required Skills
·       Strong writing and communication skills
·       Ability to work independently and with a team
·       Attention to details
·       Ability and willingness to learn and to train others
·       Ability to brief colleagues and leadership
·       Excellent customer service skills


Environmental Conditions
·       Typical office environment.

Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See; Push or Pull; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)