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Systems Administrator

Location: 

Lemont Furnace, PA, US, 15456

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at: http://www.aaccorp.com.

 

Job Title: Systems Administrator

 

Job Location: Lemont Furnace, PA (Uniontown area)

 

Position Summary

Manage and tune in-house computer systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. Participate 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.

 

Primary and Essential Accountabilities

  • Manage and tune in-house computer systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications
  • Participate 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
  • Install, configure, monitor, administer and maintain servers, printers, scanners and applications
  • Manage communications and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, and Internet applications
  • Perform and test routine system backups and restores
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
  • Perform server and workstation security audits
  • Analyze system, server, application, and network performance
  • 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 management
  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycle
  • Install patches and upgrades to server hardware, firmware, and/or software
  • Assist in system integration testing, load, testing, stress testing, and user acceptance testing processes
  • Assist with placing and escalating vendor service calls as a result of data communications outages
  • Maintain reports regarding system downtime
  • Maintain plans for preventative maintenance and disaster recovery
  • 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
  • Generate metrics, project status reports and operating status reports for management and team members
  • Provide service desk and technical support to users
  • Perform routine problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

 

Secondary Accountabilities

  • 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
  • Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Protect organization's value by preserving the confidentiality of information

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Information Technology, or Computer Sciences
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • 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 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

 

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting (up to 20 lbs.): up to 25% of time
  • Walking, Standing: up to 25% of time
  • Bending: up to 10% of time
  • Sitting: up to 75% of time
  • Travel: up to 10% of time

 

AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule whereby employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks with every other Friday off.

 

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

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

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

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 www.leonardodrs.com


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh