AECOM System Administrator III in Indian Springs, Nevada

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150906BR

Position Title System Administrator III

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Nevada

City Indian Springs

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

Under limited supervision by a Lead Systems Administrator / Operations Manager or other unit manager, installs, configures, and troubleshoots computer systems and associated assemblies and provides technical assistance and training to system users for the UASOCS program.

Essential duties include:

Serves as shift lead for configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and analysis of UASOCS data processing equipment.

Performs basic configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, analysis and repair of databases, switches, networks, video systems, and long-haul communications interfaces.

Performs help desk, system/network administration, and staff scheduling.

Prioritizes work center organization, equipment, and processes based on performance requirements and mission needs.

Reviews problem reports, assists with root cause analysis, and implements configuration and process changes.

Provides technical support to UASOCS systems upgrades and configuration changes.

Assists in implementing software and firmware/hardware updates. Leads complex troubleshooting efforts.

Maintains knowledge of operations procedures and supporting documentation, and leads their development.

Ensures technical support is available for system administrators and maintainers in execution of administration and maintenance tasks.

Uses IT service management system and ensures Information Assurance requirements are met.

Provides client System Administrator (CSA) duties for specific mission systems that require specialized support.

Ensures Information Assurance requirements are met.

Executes training and mentoring programs and practices.

Performs other duties and tasks as required.


Minimum Requirements

Must possess and maintain an Active DoD TS/SCI security clearance. Possess 5 years experience, that includes 1 year basic network and database administration and 2 years in a DoD operational C4ISR program. Possess Comp TIA Security+ Certification. Trained in information assurance to DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II. Possess demonstrated skills, knowledge, and technical competence in the management of operating systems, networks and relational databases, both hardware and software. This must include network topology, standards, and protocols. Must be experienced in the creation and maintenance of servers and workstations in both stand-alone and networked environments. Must possess a good understanding of network software (TCP/IP, etc.) as well as relational database software. Must have expert level knowledge of Unix, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2003 and/or 2008 Server administration. Must display a thorough awareness of security concerns for both operating systems and databases. Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree is preferred in a related discipline augmented by ongoing academic/technical training and/or certification programs specific to the work unit hardware/software tools.

Local candidates preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.