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PDS Tech Inc DoD Secret - Senior Systems Administrator in San Diego, California

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator


PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator


  • Administrator, with an active U.S. Secret security clearance, that has the ability to work independently with little to no day-to-day supervision.

  • The selected candidate must be able to work in a professional manner during stressful situations and be willing to work in a multitude of environmental conductions (indoors and outdoors) as well as with Physical Security personnel in a Law Enforcement environment.

  • This position requires quarterly travel to other installations within the region.

  • The candidate will have a strong IT and networking background.

  • He/She will be responsible for installing and configuring new servers, desktop clients, zero clients, network devices and firewalls.

  • Proactively manage and maintain the existing IT infrastructure (XP-Win10 | Server 2012-2016) and conduct upgrades as directed.

  • He/She will administer and support core Microsoft, SQL, CISCO and VMWare technologies.

  • Produce and manage system backups. Implement security fixes, operating system patches and antivirus software/definitions on multiple closed/stand-a-lone networks.

  • Maintain up to date inventories on all hardware, software, firmware, applications, etc..

  • Create troubleshooting documentation and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Ensure continuing systems operability by providing ongoing optimization and problem solving support .

  • The selected candidate will act as a Subject Matter Expect and will be expected to assist with troubleshooting the most complex situations in person or over the phone with non-technical personnel.

  • ​​​​​​ Implements and enforces DoD security polices and directives. Analyzes risks and/or vulnerabilities and takes corrective actions


  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve server, VMware, desktop, network or other IT issues.

  • Strong Microsoft, VMWare and CISCO background.

  • Must possess organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and have excellent team and collaborations skills.

  • Flexibility to support mission priorities.

  • Attention to detail and follow-through.

  • Highly motivated and must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.