Lead Systems Engineer

Dayton, OH
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: TS/SCI
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AGT00163

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Akima Global Technology (AGT) is a technology solutions, program management and support company that collaborates with technology partners and the federal government to deliver IT, management, staffing, recruiting, contracting and logistics services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

The chosen candidate will act as the Lead System Administrator and Engineering point of contact. Conducting Tier II and Tier III technical support and installation support services for 4,500 users; 13,336 computer accounts; 37 networks. Over 2,111 virtual and physical servers of various operating systems and brands; 30 petabytes of disk storage. Excess of 383 petabytes of tape storage; systems configurations include Windows, Unix, and Linux. Apply ITIL, Agile, Lean methodologies to facilitate valuable investments, fast development, resilient operations, assured conformance, and continual improvement to co-create value with the customer.


  • Maintenance, configuration, security, and reliable operation of organization’s computer systems, network servers, and virtualization servers.

  • Installation and upgrading of computer components and software.

  • Managing virtual servers and integrating automation processes.

  • Troubleshooting hardware and software issues.

  • Documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact.

  • Providing documentation and technical specifications to customer for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.

  • Performing required backup operations and implementing appropriate processes for data protection/cybersecurity, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.

  • Maintaining, administering, and updating VMware, Windows, RHEL, and CentOS products, applications and services.

  • Building, maintaining, and administering patch and deployment servers.

  • Providing input to Daily Logs, Weekly Activity Reports, and Monthly Reports on all network tasks performed, labor hours and parts used.

  • Providing monthly functional area reports summarizing work accomplished, work planned in next month and important issues occurring during the month.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7 years work experience in equivalent IT career field; Prefer BA/BS in a related IT or STEM field of study.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience troubleshooting complex IT problems independently; assisting junior staff with problem resolution.


IAT Level II certification per AFMAN 17-1303, DoDD 8140.01, and DoDD 8570.01-M and; two or more of the following:

  • Microsoft Certification (MTA, MCSA, or MCSE)

  • RHEL Admin or other Linux certification

  • Vmware Tech Associate or VMware Professional Certification

  • Amazon Web Svs Cloud Practitioner or Amazon SysOps Admin Certification

  • Oracle Professional Admin Certification

Desired Certification: ITIL Foundations


  • An Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility is required for consideration.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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