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Date: Jan 21, 2022

Location: Newport News, Va, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


As a Systems Administrator, you will perform operations and project tasks such as patching, compliance configuration, troubleshooting, and configuration updates as assigned by workflow and ticketing systems in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. You will work closely with the customer’s support team providing Tier 3 support and contributing to solution development for problems within the environment. This position is located in Newport News, VA and reports to the Program Manager.


Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining uptime of operational systems within the customers environments.
  • Provides ongoing systems administration support including installation, customization, maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware / software systems.
  • Provides support to address the availability and reliability issues on systems (Windows/Unix) across multiple locations. Evaluates and integrates new operating system versions, drivers and hardware.
  • Provides tier 3 technical support and advises on the use of programming tools, database systems and networks.
  • Maintain the systems in accordance with all pertinent DoD/DoN regulations, instructions and mandates.
  • Report status of tasking through appropriate channels.
  • Provide 24x7 on call support during duty periods.
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels in standalone and multi-tiered environments. Implements appropriate levels of system security. 
  • Prescribes system backup / disaster recovery procedures and directs recovery operations in the event of destruction of all or part of the operating system or other system components. 
  • Operational responsibilities include remediation of daily incident tickets, system compliance responsibilities, system run enhancement testing and staging, policy / procedure enhancements and adherence, client contact coordination and operational recommendations.



  • Minimum of four (4) years’ of related systems administration experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a recognized technical, engineering, business, or other discipline related to area of expertise. An additional four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor's Degree.
  • Must have one or more of the following IAT II certifications: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND or SSCP.
  • Must have one or more of the following OS computing environment certifications: MCSA, VMware vSphere, CompTIA Server+. Additional Operating System and Server certifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Current active Top Secret/SSBI Clearance is required. 


In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or their start date, whichever is later, subject to the provisions and exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.


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