System Administrator – Server Support Group (EM09-062)

Colorado Springs, CO

E&M Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. E&M provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

E&M Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a System Administrator – Server Support Group to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO in support of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). NORAD is a United States and Canada bi-national organization charged with the missions of aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning for North America. Aerospace warning includes the detection, validation, and warning of attack against North America whether by aircraft, missiles, or space vehicles, through mutual support arrangements with other command.

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing specifications and other detailed information for architectures, hardware, software, and system components
  • Provide implementation techniques and tools for efficient solutions to meet business needs including present and future capacity requirements
  • Optimize server and virtual desktop resources for performance
  • Evaluate new tools and communication technologies to enhance CMSFS networks and security
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of servers, system interconnects, interfaces, back-ups, and associated hardware
  • Perform STIG remediation of all critical findings; executing downward directed Cyber orders (e.g. NOTAMs, IAVMs, Task Orders, TCNOs, and MTOs)
  • Create and manage VMware Horizon virtual desktop infrastructures across all supported enclaves
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere server infrastructures across all supported enclaves

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II security certification (e.g., Security+ CE)
  • General understanding of DoD and COTS security-related tools
  • Ability to prepare and track system vulnerability documents
  • Troubleshooting skills covering all aspects of the OSI model
  • Interface effectively and efficiently with other teams, departments, and agencies
  • General understanding of Commvault data backup procedures, retention, and restoral processes
  • Ability to create and modify existing group policies
  • General knowledge of VMware ESXi virtual environments
  • Ability to patch/upgrade ESXi hosts and manage all aspects of virtual servers and environments including but not limited to provisioning of new servers, editing virtual server settings, creating templates, and managing provisioned storage
  • Understand Active Directory and be able to perform object creation and modifications
  • Create Security Groups and provide permissions as requested.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have and be capable of maintaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance at the required level.

Preferred Requirements

  • BS/BA
  • Knowledge of Linux and Microsoft operating systems as well as various Microsoft services and applications including SCCM, SQL DHCP, DNS, Print, and Windows Deployment Server (WDS)
  • General knowledge of VMware virtual desktop environment (VMware View Connection Server, vCenter server, vSAN Storage, Nutanix software) and associated dependencies.
  • Understanding of network topologies and protocols.
  • Remedy trouble ticket experience and skills.
  • Experience participating in and effectively contributing to a highly-collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

To Apply for this Position:

You must have the Minimum Qualifications in your resume to be selected as a candidate.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, E&M Technologies, Inc. provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. More benefit details here.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Features

Job Category

Information Technology

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United States Citizen

Clearance Type

Top Secret/SCI

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