Space Program Analyst/Systems Administrator (VMAC CSpOC) (EM09-117)

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 Space Program Analyst/Systems Administrator (VMAC CSpOC) 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

  • Operate, monitor, identify, report, coordinate, and document abnormalities for Space Defense Operation Center (SPADOC)/Space Predictive Effects Analysis Results Reporting (SPEARR) systems, servers, clients, and peripheral devices in accordance with operating instructions
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled Initial Program loads (IPLs) and system failovers
  • Coordinate with system leads, SMEs, maintenance personnel, and System Center/Job Control on repair actions/status
  • Perform scheduled recovery and backup system tasks, create output products and disseminate as requested
  • Respond to failures and anomalies, ensure facility security by utilizing established procedures
  • Assist in training of apprentice personnel, coordinates and schedules system upgrades, and maintenance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in a computer field and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Active DoD IAT level II certification (e.g., Security+ ce)
  • Working knowledge in system administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments
  • Working knowledge in system administration of Microsoft Windows operating systems (OS) administration and associated hardware.
  • Working knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies
  • Basic RedHat or Linux experience/knowledge
  • 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 analysis.
  • 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 Qualifications

  • Cyber and Space Operations experience
  • VCP/VCAP certification
  • 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.

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

Req. ID



United States Citizen

Clearance Type

Top Secret/SCI

Travel Required


Remote Work


Salary Range

$80K-85K USD

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