System Administrator

Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(10/27/2020 7:44 AM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is seeking a System Administrator to add to its team in Rock Island, Illinois. They will be joining a dynamic team providing critical support to the US Military.


  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned
  • Researches and recommends technical solutions for system upgrades.
  • Perform additions and changes to network hardware and operating systems and attached devices, including investigation, analysis, recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new hardware and software.
  • Provide direct support in the day to day operations on network hardware and operating systems.
  • Evaluate system utilization, monitoring response time and primary support for detection and correction of operational problems using knowledge of hardware and software installation and maintenance in a PC/LAN_WAN environment.
  • Maintain network infrastructure standards including network communication protocols such as Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
  • Participate in the planning, design and implementation of enterprise security architecture
  • Participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures).
  • Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.
  • Perform the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise’s security documents specifically.
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.).
  • Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines.
  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Participate in investigations into problematic activity and perform incident response functions as needed.
  • Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
  • Monitor and maintain rules, signatures, configurations, and hardware for firewalls, IDS/IPS devices.
  • Aid in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and maintain current knowledge of plan executables.
  • Respond to emergency network 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.


  • Current in scope secret security clearance or the ability to obtain one.
  • Current Information Assurance Training II (IAT-II) Security+ or equivalent certification.
  • Additional computing certification.
  • 5 years relevant experience.
  • High school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language desired but not required.

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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