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DATE ADDED: Thu 21/11/2019

System Administrator (DGPS)(Active Secret Clearance Required)

Portsmouth, VA, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

RiverTech, LLC 

RiverTech, LLC, an Akima Company, delivers space situational awareness and satellite surveillance services that protect and defend sea, land, air and space operations and their personnel. Providing the talent, tools, and technologies to ensure exceptional performance in today’s most demanding and strategically critical global environments. This is RiverTech. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:  

Our System Administrator will provide system administration support services for multi-server production, engineering and development systems for the Nationwide Control Station (NCS) System of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS).



  • Hardware, firmware, BIOS and other OEM upgrades
  • Installation, configuration, updates, optimizations, repairs, logistics, and maintenance tasks on core systems
  • Monitors, isolates and resolves hardware deficiencies impacting system efficiencies and security
  • Onsite assistance with installing, configuring, and upgrading system hardware and operating systems
  • Implementation of security configurations to meet the DHS/CG guidelines
  • Supporting secure operating systems to ensure Authority to Operate (ATO) requirements
  • Testing and installation of patches from OEM
  • Implement automated system health monitoring scripts
  • Manage and maintain system pre/post backups
  • Implement backup and recovery strategy for servers
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School diploma
  • 4 years systems administration experience in a Windows Server / Client environment
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) - Server 2008/2012
  • Active SECRET Clearance
  • IAT I Level Certification, e.g. Network + ce, A+ ce
  • Working Knowledge of DELL Open Manage
  • DELL firmware upgrades
Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior USCG C4IT experience is desired

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Occasional travel required (less than 5%); general office environment; considerable stress may occur at times; occasional long hours; some lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds required

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