Senior Systems Administrator (EM33-017)

MacDill AFB, FL

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 Senior Systems Administrator to join our team in MacDill AFB, FL in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). USSOCOM develops and employs the world’s finest SOF to conduct global special operations and activities as part of the Joint Force, in concert with the U.S. Government Interagency, Allies, and Partners, to support persistent, networked, and distributed combatant command operations and campaigns against state and non-state actors all to protect and advance U.S. policies and objectives. 

Job Responsibilities

Systems administrators will use strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s system’s hardware and software. Candidate requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization.   

Typical duties include:   

  • 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 and recovery.   
  • Conducting server builds.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field and 5-10 years of relevant experience. 
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II security certification (e.g., Security+ ce). 
  • 3-5 years of experience working with the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government.  
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels, including technical and non-technical staff. 
  • 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

  • Professional certifications such as the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA).  
  • Experience participating in and effectively contributing to a highly collaborative team environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and to work independently. 
  • 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 with eligibility for additional caveats

Travel Required


Remote Work


Salary Range

Up to $105K USD

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