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L3Harris Senior Systems Administrator - Secret Clearance in Colorado Springs, Colorado


Job Title: Senior Systems Administrator (Secret clearance)

Job Code: SAS20210104-59029

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description:

Looking for a self-motivated, high energy, Systems Administrator to contribute to an SEIT team effort. The successful candidate will serve as a Systems Administrator for development and accreditation effort. Activities will include, but not be limited to: Linux deployments using Ansible, Docker, commercial monitoring tools and configuration management tools. The individual will support various GOTS and COTS software applications in a secure environment and assist in the generation of status reports, CONOPS, security and procedural documentation. Professional customer interaction skills are essential.

Essential Functions:

  • Configure, monitor, maintain, troubleshoot Linux systems

  • Lead system configuration efforts with Enterprise Identity Management tools (LDAP, IPA, etc.)

  • Contribute to efforts that field changes to production systems

  • Detect and address issues that impact projects and implement developed courses of action (COAs) to mitigate or alleviate the impact

  • Recommends and implements engineering design changes required to adapt technical requirements

  • Documents deficiencies affecting performance or effectiveness, as required

  • Generates, collects, redlines, incorporates, and produces system documentation as required

  • Experience with test automation tools (ACAS, SCC, etc.)

  • Establish and maintain up-to-date cybersecurity configurations based on DISA STIGs and IAVM Notices

  • Support reviews, development, creation, and redline of plant-in-place documentation of tables, specifications, characteristics, schedules, diagrams, rack elevations, and other technical data elements

  • Support critical operations during standard and non-standard working hours

  • Provides support for CCBs/ERBs

  • Prior DOD experience

  • Travel up to 10%


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience or; Master's Degree with a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience; or equivalent related work experience

  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level 2 certification (e.g. CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE, SSCP, or CCNA Security), or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months of employment.

  • Active Secret security clearance required

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in the management of directory services (AD, LDAP), interfaces and middleware

  • System administration experience in support of system security requirements

  • Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers

  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), DevSecOps, build management, and/or automated test frameworks

  • Hardware/software requirement verification/system validation experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work and grow in a dynamic, fast paced, team-oriented environment

  • Demonstrated self-starter - efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks

  • Top Secret//SCI Security Clearance is highly desired

  • DOD 8570.01M IAT 3 certification is desired

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $71,500.00 - $132,500.00 (salary ranges in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.