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TekSynap Senior Systems Administrator in Albuquerque, New Mexico

We are seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join our team supporting Air Force Research Laboratory located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. “Technology moving at the speed of thought” embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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The safety and health of our employees is of the upmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found here.

The PRS of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is the United States Air Force's (USAF) focal point for directed energy and space and missile related research and technology. PRS is comprised of two technical directorates of the AFRL: Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) and Directed Energy Directorate (RD). The PRS Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides information technology support for these two directorates. This includes operation of a widespread and heterogeneous computing environment to include Windows/Unix/Linux servers; Windows based personal computers of various manufacture, and Windows and UNIX/Linux-based workstations connected by a Local Area Network (LAN), USAF mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and iOS devices. The PRS CIO is responsible for providing computing resources, information technology, web-based applications development, integration, and support services to the RV and RD Directorates. The objective of this requirement is to provide comprehensive information technology services. Included in this objective is the integration and maintenance of PRS communications/computer systems in compliance with defense information infrastructure instructions, standards, and architectures.


  • Support aspects of Systems Engineering and integration activities for systems managed by RVI

  • Provide systems engineering documentation in support of new and existing systems

  • Provide technical planning to support new and existing systems, with specific guidance and direction by the government, on how to execute a requirement-based project

  • Support lifecycle engineering to identify and manage requirements for systems managed by RVI to include sustainment, technology evolution and system disposal

  • Identify Risks and analyze the uncertainties and develop plans to reduce the likelihood and consequences of those uncertainties

  • Create and maintain system engineering documents such as the System Engineering Plans (SEP) for the overall systems engineering, SSDDs, IDDs, and Requirements Verification Traceability Matrix (RVTM) of designated systems within the PRS Enterprise

  • Ensure documents and drawings are compliant with standards for system engineering reference models – such as the Department of Defense Architectural Framework (DoDAF) as they apply to the implementation and specification of system engineering processes


  • 7 Years of relevant experience

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Must hold active IAT Level II Certification

  • Must have familiarity with the following:

  • DNS

  • DHCP

  • Active Directory w/smartcard logins

  • GPO

  • Powershell

  • ePO/HBSS/McAfee

  • SQL Server

  • SCCM

  • WSUS

  • Hyper-V

  • MS Failover Cluster


  • Establish Focus

  • Change Management

  • Develop Others

  • Oral Communication

  • Written Communication

  • Interpersonal Awareness

  • Build Relationships

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Conceptual Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Technical Expertise

  • Initiative

  • Foster Innovation

  • Results Oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Type of environment: Office

  • Noise level: Low

  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.

  • Amount of Travel: 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Citizenship: US Citizen

Clearance requirement: Active DoD Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

ID: 2021-2567

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