Nov 05, 2019

Windows System Administrator ID: WSYSAD11052019 Patuxent River MD

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River MD
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology (IT) Other

Job Description

AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, is seeking highly motivated and talented Windows System Administrator to support RDT&E.

Location:  California, Maryland or Patuxent River, Maryland#1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as a Linux System Administrator may include:

  • Install and configure application updates for all software.
  • Application software support for scheduled maintenance and trouble response calls for all software.
  • Provide Active Directory integration and support
  • Maintain Host Based Security System (HBSS) installation on the devices.
  • Maintain hardware configurations for all hardware listed.
  • Assist with hardware moves between workspaces, buildings and labs.
  • Ensure hardware replacement and upgrades.
  • Provide Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) support for all devices.
  • Assist with periodic vulnerability scans to assess and maintain system integrity and compliance.
  • Provide existing Communication Tasking Order (CTO) compliance support for all devices.
  • Assist Information Assurance Team in the generation and maintenance of RMF accreditation documentation

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • DoD Top Secret security clearance

Education and Certifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • CompTIA Security+ CE
  • Operating System Training

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category System Administrator.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

AMEWAS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Soft Skills & Competencies Required:

Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical Environment and Working Conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to walk short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, travel may be required.

About the Organization

AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran owned company that has been providing excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense for more than 35 years. At AMEWAS we understand the need for a successful work/life balance and are focused not just on fulfilling customers’ needs, but ensuring our employees are a top priority as well.

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS easily recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits.

AMEWAS has 4.8/5 stars on Glassdoor! Check out our reviews HERE and see what other job seekers have to say!

Our excellent benefits and perks include:

  • Generous tuition and training assistance program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Wellness program
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance

If interested, please submit your application.

Please click on link below to be directed to our website for your application process:



General-Other: IT-Software Development  



Security Clearance

Active DOD Top Secret

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