Dec 14, 2020

Systems Administrator SYSAD111042020 San Diego, CA

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • San Diego, CA
Full-Time Defense Government Information Technology (IT) Other

Job Description


AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, built on the premise of “Innovating Tomorrow’s Solutions Today.”  We’ve created a close knit family culture focused on continual learning, professionalism and high-performance. Our customers give us praise for the quality of our product:  our employees.

Come find out why.

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking highly motivated and talented Systems Administrator to support the RDT&E Lab Information Assurance Support Team.

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Systems Administrator.

About the location:  Beautiful San Diego, California:  Best Places to Live (#30)

A typical day as a Systems Administrator may include:

  • Ensure configuration control procedures
  • Active Directory (AD) administration (Create and maintain user accounts, security groups, group policy objects (GPO), and install hardware/software)
  • VMWare configuration, administration and maintenance
  • Document maintenance, repair and test activities
  • Monitor status of LAN/WAN and circuit switching systems
  • Perform QA evaluations to ensure compliance with technical orders and manufacturer specification sheets
  • Control physical data link and transport layers of installed communications and computer systems required to operate cryptographic equipment
  • Analyze equipment capabilities and performance, and diagnose and repair problems
  • Configure, schedule and monitor backups
  • Configure and maintain VLANS/SubNets
  • Install and configure application updates for all software.
  • Application software support for scheduled maintenance and trouble response calls for all software.
  • Maintain Host Based Security System (HBSS) installation on the devices.
  • Maintain hardware configurations for all hardware.
  • 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.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Security+ and Operating Training in Windows 10 or Windows Server 2012 or higher
  • DoD Top Secret security clearance

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:

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.

Refer to a friend:

If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.! 

More about Us:

AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran-run 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 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. 

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company, benefits & family!

Our excellent benefits and perks include:

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

If you’re still interested (and we hope you are!), please submit your application.


Network and Server Administration,   Systems Analysis - IT  



Security Clearance

Active DOD Top Secret

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