Windows/Linux Systems Administrator

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Job Code: 2020-016                                                                                                         
Location: Livermore, CA
Various Experience Level Positions Available


SSI is seeking candidates to support a new 5-year contract effort near the San Francisco Bay area in Livermore, CA at Sandia National Laboratories.  Various positions will be available.  Experienced Windows/Linux System Administrators should apply for consideration.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:



  • Maintain Windows-based/Linux-based hardware systems

  • Manage day-to-day tasks in coordination with a team of IT professionals supporting the Windows/Linux system components within a larger IT infrastructure

  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements

  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures

  • Contribute to and maintain system standards

  • Perform 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

  • Identify and replace failed components

  • Ensure all system patches and updates are current

  • Ensure all systems are hardened to appropriate standards

  • Review audit logs and documents findings

  • Troubleshoot malfunctions to resolve operational issues and restore services

  • Deliverables include documentation of all administrative tasks executed

  • Participate in on-call rotation with a 2-hour window for onsite recall in the event of an urgent matter


  • Bachelor’s degree and two to ten (2-10) years of experience:

    • Level I: 2+ years, Level II: 5+ years and Level III: 8+ years

    • Level III must have experience in personnel/team management

  • Must Possess an active Top Secret with SCI clearance or DoE Q clearance

  • Ability to complete/pass a Polygraph

  • DoD 8570 compliant Information Assurance certifications such as Security+ or equivalent

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a classified environment


SSI is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and HUBZone small business that provides professional services including systems engineering, information systems integration, and technology management services.  SSI offers a generous array of benefits including: 100% Paid Premium on Employee Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug Insurance Plans, 60% paid premium for dependents.  SSI provides Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost. SSI employees receive 24 paid days off in the first year on board.  We also provide Military Leave benefits, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, education assistance, Personal Technology Refresh and Employee Referral bonuses. Positions subject to Service Contract Act (SCA) have benefits provided as required by law. 

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