IT Systems Manager

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking an IT Systems Manager in the Air Force Strategic Program (AFSP) Information Services (IS) team. The selected applicant will join the IS organization as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities for our Air Force client and its associated contractors while driving productivity and innovation. This position will manage one or more groups of system administrators supporting both unclassified and classified environments across the full stack from the hardware to user applications.

Responsibilities include:

- Ensure high uptime of information systems, taking into account high availability, capacity planning, and disaster recovery
- Identifies technology opportunities and develops system and application strategies and roadmaps
- Manage staff, including recruiting/hiring, training, work assignment/scheduling, coaching and counseling employees
- Ensure best practices are followed. Identify and implement system and process improvements
- Track service metrics, review delayed tickets and customer surveys for improvement opportunities
- Learn various IT systems and applications and assist in personnel development
- Analyze and document processes and procedures
- Perform other duties as assigned

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required education:
BA/BS degree with 15+ years of related experience, or
MS degree with 13+ years of related experience

The successful applicant will display the following characteristics:
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong initiative and an ability to organize daily tasks
- Strong communication skills (oral and written)
- Committed to results and success in accomplishing goals
- A fast learner with an ability to quickly learn different technologies
- Experience with troubleshooting, identifying and solving issues
- Clearance eligible

Preferred Skills and Education

- Prior management experience leading an IT department and talent management/development
- Previous success in developing standards, process improvement, managing processes, managing staff
- Working technical knowledge of network, storage, server, and database management
- Ability to review, analyze, document, and explain technical systems and data
- Experience with matrix organizations

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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