Geocent Recruiting Team

  • System Administrator

    Job ID 2019-5395
    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
  • Overview


    Whether we’re enabling space exploration, protecting our homeland, or serving our veterans,
    our projects combine science, technology, and strategy
    to create big solutions for the world’s most difficult challenges.



    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in technology and engineering fields. As part of the Geocent team, you have the chance to work with state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies while expanding your skillset and advancing your career. Consistently named as a Best Place to Work, we are known for fostering a rich, employee-centric company culture with a focus on personal growth, professional development, and community outreach.


    Benefits & Perks

    We offer a comprehensive package of benefits and perks aimed at assisting and supporting our employees professionally and personally:

    Health & Wellness + Life & Income Protection + Paid Time Off (PTO) & Leave + 401(K) Enrollment & Company Match + Profit Sharing


    Help us hire. Get paid.
    Geocent provides incentives when you refer your friends and family to us.

    We look for the best talent and our external referral program is designed to reward you when you share our open positions with your network.


    • Responsible for system security and data integrity
    • Monitors and defines the use of resources and works with management to define requests for information
    • Troubleshoots and resolves complex system hardware, software and communications problems; creates shell programs and utility scripts; performs configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; performs automated and manual backup and restore processes
    • Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure
    • Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values
    • Monitors for any software changes
    • Day-to-day operations of software, patching using WSUS, monitoring, and access maintenance providing user support for authorized systems access
    • Performs and/or oversees daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
    • Performs and/or oversees backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary
    • Performs OS and Systems updates
    • Work with System Engineers and other System Administrators to solve complex problems that affect multiple infrastructure components or software products, specifically when they are components and products to which they are not the subject matter expert


    • Minimum 5 years of experience administering Windows 2012/2016/2019
    • Configuring Windows to include PowerShell, batch or some other Windows-specific scripting experience
    • Knowledge of Active Directory to include User and Group management, Group Policy management, deployment, troubleshooting experience


    Preferred Requirement:

    •  Experience managing Navy computer network systems
    • Experience with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence systems
    • Experience working with Department of Navy/Commander Naval Installations Command Anti-Terrorism, Force Protection and Emergency Management Common Operational Picture tools
    • Additional Experience supporting IIS, SQL, SharePoint, SSL, and PKI environments a plus


    Education Requirement:

    • Must possess a current CompTIA Security + certification or obtain one as a contingency of employment
    • Must have or complete the training requirements for a DoD IAT2 credential within 4 months of employment

    Must have or be able to obtain DoD Secret level security clearance

    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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