Systems Administrator


Dallas, TX, US, 75243

Job ID: 109588


Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.  For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Job Summary

The Systems Administrator will manage and tune in-house computer systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. Participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements

Job Responsibilities

•    Install, configure, monitor, administer, and maintain servers and other operational infrastructure components.
•    Perform preventative maintenance tasks such as reviewing and testing system backups.  Install, configure, and maintain server systems and underlying hosting platforms.  Patch and upgrade server hardware, firmware, and software.
•    Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
•    Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department managers.
•    Support application development teams throughout project lifecycle.
•    Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure products and services.
•    Aid in development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans and maintain current knowledge of plan executables.
•    Coordinate with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system, and network
•    Provide guidance to less experienced personnel.
•    Prepare, coordinate and support user training and documentation and provide technical assistance for post-implementation support issues.
•    Provide service desk and technical support to internal users.
•    Perform routine to moderately complex problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications.
•    Maintain timely and accurate helpdesk records using the ticket management system.
•    Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
•    Protect and ensure confidentiality of information contained within managed systems.
•    Participate in an on-call rotation for after-hours datacenter support.


•    Bachelor's degree in business administration, management information systems, mathematics, information technology, computer sciences, a related field, or equivalent experience 
•    5 years of relevant experience with at least 1 year of directly related experience in systems administration.
•    Experience with the following technologies:
o    Azure based solutions.
o    VMWare ESXi & VSAN 7.0 or greater
o    Hybrid cloud based solutions.
o    Entra ID and SSO including technologies such as OIDC, OAUTH, & SAML
o    M365, including all areas of the suite
o    Active Directory
o    Windows Server platform
•    Experience in current principles and practices of system administration
•    Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
•    Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team-oriented environment
•    Ability to successfully interact with all levels of management, other IT professionals and end-users
•    Strong analytic and problem-solving skills 
•    Is open and responsive to change and demonstrates a commitment to the process of continuous improvement by identifying and responding actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #Corp 

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth