Intelligent Waves LLC

Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-AZ-Yuma
ID 2019-1760
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
Contract Status
Immediate Hire


Intelligent Waves, a rapidly growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business has an IMMEDIATE need for an Systems Administrator to support our mission critical work in support of our government customer at MCAS Yuma, AZ. 


The Systems Administrator will be familiar with Information Technology (IT) concepts, practices and procedures and work with customer counterparts to operate/administer network enterprise services.



  • Performance Management Services. 
  • Provide Performance Management services IAW AFI 33-115V1, such as: trend analysis, predictive modeling and use of other diagnostic tools.
  • Collect data to develop and report metrics that are approved by Air Force/DoD customers.
  • Provide input to monthly network services outage report that should include network service outages, their duration, number of users impacted, etc.
  • Provide real-time system operational statistics for proactive management of network services.
  • Configuration Management. 
  • Fault Management.
  • Monitor and respond to Fault Monitoring Management services.
  • Collect data by monitoring and analysis of network behavior and report such data as required by Air Force/DoD customers.
  • Provide monthly input to the Network Services Outage Report.
  • Air Force Unique IT Systems Support. 
  • Assist the government in the performance of system administration and database configuration control and documentation support for customer support for unique systems.
  • Execute technology insertion and system refresh required for unique systems as determined by the government.
  • System Administration. 
  • Provide SA for systems, servers, workstations, peripherals, communications devices and software are on-line and supported.
  • Have a thorough understanding of customer's mission needs and be completely knowledgeable of hardware and software capabilities and limitations supporting that functional system.
  • Comply with established policies, directives, and guidelines.
  • Perform the responsibilities delegated by the network operations center and network control center to optimize performance and quality of service.
  • Ensure servers, workstations, peripherals, communications devices and operating system/application software are properly configured for network operation, are on-line and are available to customers.
  • Assign and maintain user IDs and passwords. Administer user privileges on the system.
  • Work with the network operations center and network control center to implement network security policies and procedures.
  • Implement software patches and security fixes as required by the network operations and security center or program management office.
  • Test and validate the proper operation and configuration with appropriate patches and fixes, as required above, prior to restoring any device to the network.
  • Ensure physical security of Information Network components.
  • Monitor difficulty reports, heads-up messages and system advisory notices. 


  • An active DoD TS/SCI Clearance is required.
  • Associate degree (preferred) in a related field or the equivalent combination of related education, professional training or work experience (4 years).
  • 2+ years of experience in Systems Administration (preferably in Air Force environment).
  • Minimum IAT Level II certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M (i.e. – Sec+ CE [MCSA]).
  • MCSA certification (or higher) required.
  • Knowledge of Windows server 2008/2013/2016, Active Directory Domain Controller, Authentication, Dynamic DNS, VMWare, VNX Series Block based storage SAN solutions, Horizon View Administrator, EMC VNX Unified Storage systems, Big Data Analytics, GreenPlum, Hadoop, and SQL Server while applying cybersecurity methods.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Knowledge of common base-level (Air Force) communication and IT systems desired.
  • Familiarity with Air Force Instructions (17 and 33 series) desired, especially 33-115v1.

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Self-starter – minimal supervision required.
  • Good organizational skills.


Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our
clients and it all starts with YOU.  Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, paid PTO leave and, life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more. 


Clearance Statement:  Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances. 


Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law. 

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