IT Systems Administrator: Group 92

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Advanced Sensors and Techniques Group (Group 92) operates a diverse enterprise of computers and networks that extends from the main Laboratory location in Lexington, Massachusetts, to field sites at Millstone and Haystack in Westford, Massachusetts, and includes network connections and communication circuits to many other physical locations and DoD organizations.  These computer and network systems provide both operational support to Air Force and Space Force space object tracking and identification mission, as well as serve as an R&D platform for next generation capability development.

Job Description

A Systems Administrator is needed for classified and unclassified networks of multiple Operating System platforms with Windows and UNIX .  Responsibilities include: installing, updating, maintaining and troubleshooting all necessary software products required to operate PC’s, workstations and servers. Operating systems supported include Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Unix. Applications include Microsoft Office, Network Associates McAfee virus scan, Sygate firewall and anti-spyware,  Adobe Acrobat, and Mathworks and any other applications or software requested by Staff.  Provide support for the backup operations of the group 92 file servers. Troubleshooting network and network printing problems. Must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with minimum supervision.

At least one year of direct related software experience on PC’s, workstations.  Must be knowledgeable in the use of various operating systems (Windows,Linux Apple and Unix) as well as application software products (Microsoft Office, McAfee Anti-virus ).  Should have basic understanding of networking.


1+ years of experience (including Coop) and associate's degree or technical degree or higher in a Computer Science or related technical field.   Microsoft certification a plus.

Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 39164 #CJ

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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