Systems Administrator at McKean Defense

Posted in General Business 28 days ago.

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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

McKean Defense

Systems Administrator
3189-317

McKean Defense is a Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. McKean Defense is employee owned, and values the life experiences of potential candidates, including those who have served our Military. Currently, 38% of McKean’s employee owner workforce are veterans.

McKean Defense is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to support Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia (NSWCPD) labs. Support may include:

1) Linux and Windows systems creation, setup, and STIG according to DISA requirements

2) Systems administration for all network systems in a research and development (R&D) lab environment

3) Track and apply IAVA patches and system/network remediation for the lab

4) Ability and willingness to adjust systems to new requirements for R&D testing

5) Manage small VMware or Hyper-V environment

6) Manage small environment of network switches and routers

7) Document and track all lab assets

8) Maintains and reports system's Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) status and issues in compliance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)


- BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience required

- Candidate must have an active SECRET Security Clearance or be able to obtain one

- Candidate must have a CompTIA Security+ certification

- Operating System certification is a plus

- CISSP or CEH certificates are a plus but not required

- Self-Starter that can push projects to completion

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Ability to work well alone or with others in a lab environment


The candidate must have experience with:

- Linux and Windows Server Operating Systems

- Experience ranging from the design, implementation, configuration, installation, testing, and maintenance of labs and systems

- General network switch and router experience preferred

- Risk Management Framework (RMF) or Certification and Accreditation (DIACAP) experience a plus

- Prior DoD systems and network environment experience a plus

- Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation experience required

- DoD STIG experience required

- Candidates must be clearable or hold a DoD Secret clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Full-Time/Regular

PI112208292