Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


Geeks and Nerds, as an employee owned company, believes the success of our corporation is directly tied to wellbeing and success of our employee-owners. With their dedication and innovation, our employee-owners contribute to the corporate success by exceeding our customers’ expectations. Our employee-owners are also the cornerstone of GaN’s community outreach programs to improve our neighborhoods where we work and live. We believe our employee-owners, customers, neighborhoods, and our country are collectively interrelated to improve the quality of life for us and our future generations. To expand our corporate mission, we are continuing to look for motivated employee-owners to join us at GaN. Come join us to begin your career and ownership at GaN.

GaN has an immediate opening for a Systems Administrator in Colorado Springs, CO


Tasks and Responsibilities:

• Monitor systems performance and maintain operations
• Control access to systems
• Manage and maintain backups for systems
• Update, configure, build and maintain systems and support infrastructure
• Record, troubleshoot and solve issues identified by users
• Work independently and with other engineers on requirements development, system architecture and system design
• Execute field operations support for customer event activities



Educational Requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in computer science, management of technology, MIS or other related field or at least 6 years’ information systems engineering and design experience is required.

Required Skills and Certifications:

• Must have Security+ CE or CISSP Certification and Operating System Certification (Windows)
• Experience with administration of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012)
• Understanding of modern TCP/IP networking fundamentals for local area networks
• Experience with patching and deploying software products and updates using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and System Center components
• Familiar with managing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
• Experience with Virtual Machines and hardware virtualization technology (VMWare, Hyper-V)
• Experience with system imaging processes and software (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, Macrium)
• Experience with Multifactor Authentication and PKI
• Experience with STIG processes/procedures

Preferred (not critical) Skills and Certifications:

• Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) systems: Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus
• Understanding of Microsoft SQL components
• Familiar with Microsoft IIS and SharePoint services


Clearance Type:
SECRET – Current

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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