UIC Alaska

Systems Administrator (Windows)

Information Technology
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead seeks a Systems Administrator (Windows) to provide customer support and technical assistance to users supporting a Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Program in Dahlgren, VA at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). 


The Systems Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Answering questions about installation, operation, configuration, customization and usage of assigned products installed on Windows 10 Computers.
  • Applying advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes and recommend solutions to correct common failures.
  • Specific support consists of troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues encountered by users.
  • Hardware support includes, but not limited to Intel x86 based PCs, overhead projectors, soft boards, telecommunications, laser and inkjet printers, scanners, and Common Access Cards (CAC).
  • Software support includes, but not limited to Windows operating systems currently supported by Microsoft, Microsoft Office Suite, and various specialty engineering and scientific development tools.
  • Installation of new software releases, system upgrades, evaluation and installation of patches and to resolve software related issues and Information Assurance Vulnerabilities (IAVs).
  • Systems Administrator will coordinate with the Corporate IT Help Desk to maintain the established Incident Tickets and Change Request process to track support using Remedy.
  • Assist with the maintenance and monitoring of the organizational mailbox to ensure that all users receive timely support in response to their requests for assistance.
  • Maintain and develop IT related procedures required to support the organization.
  • Support also includes working with the organizations Information Assurance Officer (IAO) for achieving system accreditation.
  • Provide recommendation to future IT needs of the organization.
  • Maintain data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
  • Assist in the preparation of a monthly progress and status report.


  • A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience.
  • Demonstrates strong troubleshooting skills along with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and assist others to resolve IT related issues is essential.
  • Must have knowledge in the installation, maintenance, and administration of computer systems in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Requires a strong understanding of current Microsoft supported Windows operating systems.
  • An understanding of Linux operating systems is desirable; but not required.
  • Requires a high level of competency in both written and oral communications skills is strongly desired with ability to work in a team environment.
  • DoD Directive 8570.1 Information Assurance Technical Level II certification required (i.e., Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, or CCNA-Security).
  • Familiarity with the Department of Defense (DOD) networking and security accreditation processes and procedures is required.
  • A working knowledge of Windows Active Directory is required.
  • A working knowledge of current Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 5 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location




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