Systems Administrator

The Mission Matters

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Powder River Industries, LLC team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers. As a member of our inclusive team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

About the Job

We are looking for a System Analyst to join Powder River Industries supporting the Air Force weather community and the TADS contract. The successful candidate will provide hands on network engineering expertise with installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and management of network devices such as routers, switches, and firewall. The position will support a project that provides streaming video, chat and web application services to federal law enforcement users.


  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology discipline and 9 years experience or equivalent 5 years experience working in a system administration or similar role 

  • Advanced knowledge of one or more operating systems such as Linux, Windows, or AIX Experience with infrastructure automation approaches and tools such as Ansible and Terraform bull 

  • Experience working with container based approaches Familiarity with cloud computing such as AWS bull 

  • Experience with monitoring tools Familiarity with virtual desktop infrastructure 

  • Familiarity with enterprise storage solutions 

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Kanban, Lean, Theory of Constraints) 

  • Must have a collaborative mentality with an ability to work effectively in a team environment 

  • Ability to advise technicians, engineering designers or other technical support personnel as needed and recommended enterprise level system changes 

  • Evaluate factors such as reporting formats, cost constraints, and need for security restrictions to determine appropriate hardware and or software configuration 

  • Experience ensuring DISA Secure Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) are understood and solutions are automated

  • Troubleshoot outages or other system errors and implement and recommended fix actions, as necessary 

  • Must be able to obtain a secret clearance 

  • Preferred Qualifications CompTIA Security+ or equivalent Operating System Certificates validating depth of knowledge

  • Active Secret Clearance 

  • Familiarity with 557th Weather Wing Work location 

Powder River Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location

On Site/ Off Site

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date


Omaha, NE, USA

Powder River Industries

1938 E Harney St Suite 216, Laramie, WY 82072, USA

(307) 314-2431

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