Requisition Number: 2020-08-003
Job Title: Systems Administrator
City: Lexington Park
State: MD

Systems Administrator

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Description/Job Summary

Assist in the design, development, testing, and integration of software interface projects. Assignments may involve designing and documenting data structures and algorithms, participating in code reviews, providing technical assistance and training to fellow team members, reviewing technical documentation, providing software design recommendations, and establish programming standards. Must be a self-starter with a high degree of professionalism, dependability, and possess the ability to work independently as the lead on small software development efforts.


  • Contribute to software engineering requirements in embedded systems and signal processing
  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software of moderate complexity
  • Perform system-level integration and troubleshooting
  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems
  • Work on a small, like-minded and focused team of developers
  • Provide software engineering in support of a highly prominent, long-term NAVAIR program as a Windows 7/10 Baseline SME
  • Manage ATLAS lab and development networks, and the installation and troubleshooting of hardware and software related to government projects, as well as maintaining all ATLAS network diagrams and rack layouts
  • Manage and maintain network security on ATLAS networks by conducting ACAS SCAP scans, and performing remediation efforts to document and correct all technical vulnerabilities and new threats detected on systems in the network
  • Implement STIGs and complete STIG checklists to ensure security protections are sufficient to safeguard the level of data on ATLAS systems
  • Assist with managing ClearCase administration and licensing for the ATLAS  lab
  • Evaluate and provide expert advice and solutions to any issues related to ATLAS networks or government projects
  • Regularly interact with customer(s) to determine needs and mission requirements, and address any concerns that arise

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Required - Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or engineering discipline.  Each advanced technical degree may be substituted for a year of experience
  • Experience:  Minimum - 5 years performing the foregoing functions. Highly desired experience coding integrated systems, Mil STD 1553B or ARINC-429 interfaces, INS and GPS interfaces, as well as HF/V/UHF/UHF SATCOM radios
  • Experience in synchronizing multiple subsystems, integration and test experience in a minimum of one of the following computer programming languages: C, C++, C#, Objective C, Python, PHP, Java, Java Script, and SQL
  • Experience with standard Linux/Unix development environments and tools
  • Knowledge of systems hardware and software design and integration, distributed processing, networking, weapon systems, and digital and analog communications technology
  • Experience with standard full lifecycle software development practices and configuration management tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office beneficial

As a Government Contractor, all NASC employees must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.  Employees that are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for an exemption.

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