Systems Administrator

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


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About GaN:


The mission of Geeks and Nerds (GaN) Corporation is “to deliver innovative and superior services and technology solutions for our customers, Nation and community.”


We are seeking an exceptional candidate for Systems Administrator for our government services division. 


GaN is an employee-owned ESOP company.  We believe the success of our corporation is directly tied to the well-being and success of our employee-owners.


We have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States by the US Chamber of CommerceTechnology Business of the Year by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and a BBB Ethics Award recipient. Our Founder, Dr. Kim, has been recognized as the Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year, IEEE Professional of the year, and Entrepreneur of the year. In addition, our innovative culture has produced over 10 U.S. Patents. Our proven track record of success is only made possible by our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees.


Join us and become an owner of an exciting company with an important mission!


Job Overview:


GaN is hiring a Systems Administrator to support the team in Huntsville, AL. SA tasks and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with AR 25-2, AR 25-1, Army Best Business Practice (BBP), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and applicable DoD directives and instructions


  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan.
  • Ensure that all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization and need-to-know and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the Information System (IS)
  • Work with ISSM and security manager to develop and maintain a System Security Plan (SSP), in accordance with JSIG.
  • Conduct reviews to ensure compliance with the SSP. Reports issues to ISSM and security manager.
  • Ensure configuration management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware and firmware is maintained and documented.
  • Notify ISSM and security manager of issues that could affect accreditation.
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.


Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience; 4 years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree
  • Must have Windows operating system experience; Linux experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures
  • Configuration Management experience




  • Must have an active CompTIA Security+ certification


Special Requirements:


  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must possess an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer:


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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