System Administrator

Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/1/2020 12:13 PM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Systems Administrator to add to its team in Rock Island, Illinois. They will be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements. 


  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
  • Researches and recommends technical solutions for system upgrades.
  • Perform additions and changes to systems hardware and operating systems and attached devices, including investigation, analysis, recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new hardware and software.
  • Install, configure, monitor, administer, and maintain servers, printers, scanners, and applications.
  • Manage communications and connection solutions including workstation connectivity and internet applications.
  • Perform and test routine system backups.
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Perform server and workstation security audits.
  • Analyze system, server, application, and network performance.
  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycle.
  • Install patches and upgrades to server hardware, firmware, and software.
  • Assist in system integration testing, load testing, stress testing, and user acceptance testing processes.
  • Assist with placing and escalating vendor service calls.
  • Maintain reports regarding system downtime.
  • Maintain plans for preventative maintenance and disaster recovery.
  • Perform routine problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications.
  • Aid in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans and maintain current knowledge of plan executables.
  • Respond to emergency outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Coordinate with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system and network.
  • Generate metrics, project status reports, and operating status reports as needed.



  • This position requires an In-scope DoD Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance.
  • HS Diploma.
  • 5 years' systems & database administration.
  • Current CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


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