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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Systems Administrator in Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota

Tracking Code UASOCS-20-1560-F

Job Code 20-1560

Posting Title Systems Administrator

Post Date 11/6/2020

Full Time / Part-Time Full Time

Travel No Travel Required

City Ellsworth AFB

State SD

Country US


Bowhead seeks a Top Secret cleared Systems Administrator to join our Team at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.

The Systems Administrator develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all routine Systems Administration functions to assure security requirements and operational goals are achieved.

Essential functions will include:

• Troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues encountered by supported users (Windows based client servers)

• Installing new software releases, system upgrades, and evaluates new programs to address software requirements

• Assisting with maintenance of the security accreditation of IT equipment

• Developing IT related procedures and forecasts future IT needs of the organization

• Monitoring system configurations to ensure data integrity

• Assisting in the preparation of a monthly progress report.

Requirements • High school diploma. Associate’s Degree is a plus.

• Two (2) or more years’ IT experience.

• Security+ Certification is required.

• Fundamental knowledge in the maintenance and management of computer software / hardware and video systems is required.

• Familiarity with network topology, communication standards, multi-protocol client server, data transmission technology, and routers/switches.

• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) desired.

• Strong verbal and written communications skills including writing recommendations, reports, purchase justifications, memos, and miscellaneous documentation.

• Location requires a valid state issued driver’s license.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must have an active security clearance at the Top Secret level. Must be eligible for a Sensitive Compartmental Information (SCI). US Citizenship is a requirement for a Top Secret/ SCI clearance at this location

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)