Serco Inc.

Systems Administrator (Space Fence) - Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands

Recruiting Location : Location
MH-Kwajalein Atoll
Information Technology
Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

Looking for a Systems Administrator opportunity at a place you can make a difference every day?  Discover this great opportunity in our Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands location.  Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors by discovering your new role supporting this critical mission.


This position is contingent upon your ability to maintain/transfer your Security clearance.


Serco supports the U.S. Space Force as a prime by providing 24x7 services to manage, operate, maintain, and provide logistical and general support for the Space Fence system.  Space Fence is a second-generation ground-based S-Band radar space surveillance system, strengthening U.S. space superiority through improved Space Domain Awareness (SDA).  The Systems Administrator will administer and manage Space Fence information systems, IT equipment, mission system software, communications/ security equipment and TEMPEST systems; perform contingency operator duties when SOC is unavailable.  Visit the following link for more information about how Serco supports our Veterans


In this role, you will:

  • Perform system administration support for all assigned systems and manage the cybersecurity of the Mission System and information systems on a regular basis.
  • Audit logging and reviewing, account management, incident response, DISA Security Technical and Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance, Army and Air Force policy, and other requirements-related accreditation or authorization documents.
  • Operate, maintain, repair, and restore the Mission System software and equipment to meet Acc and mission requirements.
  • Maintain data processing software, database, and system files; perform software installation and system reconfiguration and maintain associated documentation.
  • Provide communications and networking support.
  • Update and maintain documentation on Mission System software and site-adaptable parameters integrating changes as required to reflect the current operational and support baseline.
  • Implement and maintain a Mission System Assessment Report (SAR) to document SA support activities.
  • Assist sustainment personnel as required in identifying and isolating faulty systems or subsystems.
  • Ensure servers, workstations, and communications devices are backed up for catastrophic recovery.
  • Accomplish server backups prior to any software version release or hardware upgrade.
  • Report system threats, vulnerabilities, and security incidents. Implement security patches and updates. 
  • Perform system analysis to determine factors and causes of system performance issues.
  • Perform TEMPEST activities as required by contract.
  • Perform primary or alternate supply system duties.
  • Perform contingency radar operator duties as required.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • This position is contingent upon your ability to maintain/transfer your Security clearance (Secret). 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field relating to Computer Science. 
  • A minimum 2 years of experience in Systems Administration software and hardware support.
  • Experience with LINUX and Windows operating systems.
  • Prior military communications experience.
  • A physical exam is required as a contingency upon offer. 

 Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Must have a CompTIA Security + CE or Cisco CCNA Security; RedHat Linux certification; and Microsoft Windows certification.


If you are interested in supporting and working with our military and a passionate Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!




Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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