Systems Admin Prin


The Systems Administrator manages operation of multi-user computer systems. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software.

II. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Duties and responsibilities which occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job. Incumbent(s) perform one or more of the following duties.)

  • Monitors mission computer systems, responds immediately to malfunctions, and keeps users informed of real-time equipment status
  • Uses diagnostic routines to identify root causes of system malfunctions
  • Utilizes computer outputs to assess system status and troubleshoot errors
  • Utilizes maintenance laptop to diagnose malfunctions
  • Analyzes system data and provides recommendations to resolve assigned computer system degradation and failures
  • Follows all communications, operational and physical security requirements for the generation, handling, marking, controlling, protecting, and disposition of classified material and information
  • Maintains records, logs, files, and prepares reports.
  • Controls government assets
  • Mentor members of the CMOC and operations staff in associated computer technologies
  • Develop and implement backup strategies and system restoration procedures
  • Add, remove, and maintain user accounts
  • Develop and maintain checklists to be used by site computer technicians
  • Performs mission system software installations and upgrades
  • Maintain system configuration with respect to UEWR applications: Mission Application Software (MAS), Signal Processing Software (SPS), Receiver-Exciter Software (RES) and Data Reduction
  • Monitor disk storage capacities and maintain adequate disk storage availability for all users and applications
  • Implement security procedures and monitor system usage
  • Assist the site Cyber Security Liaison in reviewing system security information and maintain relevant security accountability logs and records
  • Acknowledge and resolve problems with RAID file system
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the CMOC Supervisor
  • Position requires shift duty


A. Responsibilities for Work of Others

Supervises nonexempt union employees .

B. Supervision Received

Works under the general supervision of the CMOC Supervisor. Work is checked for results achieved. Defines own work assignments within specific guidelines.


A. Physical Tasks

Exerts limited physical energy. May have to handle 20-30 pound loads on occasion.

B. Working Conditions

Computing center environment. May work extended hours or weekends. May travel overnight or on weekends. Support the system via "on call" when outside of normal working hours.

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