System Administrator Associate

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


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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders.


Geeks and Nerds is an innovative technology company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for our community and nation. We are an Employee-Owned company which means our dedicated team members are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN, you are not an employee; you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds.


Come join the company that develops innovative solutions that makes a positive difference in our community and nation. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Join a company of significance!


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking System Administrator Associate to work on the AMRDEC COEv3 MMC project in Huntsville Alabama (Redstone Arsenal). The COEv3 Mounted Computing Environment (MCE) system is being developed by the Army as a direct replacement for the currently fielded Joint Battle Command Platform (JBC-P) system.  It will be a state-of-the-art battle command information system that provides integrated, on-the-move, timely, relevant Command and Control / Situational Awareness (C2/SA) information to tactical combat, combat support and combat service support commanders, leaders, and key C2 nodes.


  • Candidate will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
  • Candidate will be expected to recommend solutions to technical problems/needs of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Candidate will be expected to participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • Candidate will ensure that system hardware, operating systems and software systems adhere to project and organizational guidelines/standards.
  • Candidate will be expected to follow established organization, project and operating procedures/processes
  • Good communication and collaborative skills across multiple projects is a must.


Requirements (minimum):

  • Bachelors and 0 years related experience; years of experience can be used in lieu of degree
  • Active Security + required to start and Comp TIA Linux+ Certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire
  • A working knowledge of Linux operating system.
  • A working knowledge of Windows 10 operating system.
  • A working knowledge of VMWare Workstation
  • Technical knowledge to answer routine technical questions and assist users in solving hardware/software problems.
  • Ability to apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Ability to install and configure new hardware and software items.
  • Ability to add, remove, or update user account information, reset passwords, etc.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure and ability to get networks up and running.
  • Good debugging and troubleshooting skills. 


Special Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be eligible for a Secret Security Clearance; Prefer an Active Secret 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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