Systems Administrator (EM09-073)

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 Systems Administrator 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

  • Installing operating system software, patches and upgrades 
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software and networking issues 
  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning and monitoring operating system software and hardware 
  • Performing system backups, recovery, and server builds 
  • Providing systems administrator support to systems hosting complex operational databases, software configuration control, and system interfaces for computer systems 
  • Managing file servers and network access to include analyzing, troubleshooting and documenting system anomalies. 
  • Performs and provides server, workstation, and system expertise including on-site and off-site travel.  
  • Coordinates and schedules system upgrades and maintenance.  
  • Provides guidance, direction, and training to others in the group. Serves as backup to other computer systems administrators. 
  • Orders replacement of new hardware and software including warranty claims. 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications

  • AS Degree in a computer field 
  • Must possess a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II security certification (e.g., Security+ CE) 
  • Working knowledge and system administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) environments 
  • Working knowledge and system administration of Microsoft Windows operating systems (OS) and associated hardware. 
  • Working knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies 
  • Cyber and Space Operations experience desired  
  • Know the difference between virtual machine and Remote Desktop 
  • Basic Windows System administration experience or background with SPADOC or space situational analysis or space orbital. 
  • 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

  • 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.

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Information Technology

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United States Citizen

Clearance Type

Top Secret/SCI

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