Harris Corporation Systems Administrator in Melbourne, Florida

Systems Administrator 7/20/17--Systems AdministrationUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: ES20172007-19826


JOB TITLE: Systems Administration

LOCATION: Melbourne/Palm Bay, Florida

JOB CODE: ES20172007-19826


Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $8 billion of annual revenue and about 23,000 employees — including 9,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.


Harris is searching for talented entry level Systems Administrators to join the Harris team to help design and develop, maintain cutting edge communications and digital communications. We produce state of the art systems and products in support of many domains and varied technologies. We build systems in healthcare, weather processing, air traffic control, law enforcement, aircraft avionics, satellite communications, wireless, cyber defense, environmental, and utilities.

  • Responsible for supporting the installation, configuration and maintenance of servers and workstations (Linux, Windows, and UNIX) in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.

  • Responsible for supporting the build, configuration, and maintenance of virtual compute environments using solutions like VMware, KVM, and OpenStack.

  • Support software installations, upgrades, and patching to operating systems maintaining them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements.

  • Support routine hardware and software audits of servers for compliance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.

  • Support networking configurations associated with a LAN-based server and workstation implementations.


  • 0-2 years related experience with BS/BA (Bachelors) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field; or 4+ years related experience with 2 years post-Secondary/AA-AS Degree; or 8+ years related experience with No Degree.

  • Ability to perform complex infrastructure design, including planning of interactions of multiple applications (HA, DB, Large Networks), is a plus.

  • Self-motivated individuals.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong listening skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.


  • Knowledge of: COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) software for Windows/Solaris/Linux, scripting, TCP/IP, information systems security (anti-virus, spyware/malware countermeasures, firewalls, etc.), general working knowledge of Windows/UNIX/Linux systems administration, familiarity with computer hardware, experience or knowledge of active directory, LDAP, and/or installation of operating systems, data security, or network setup, VMware and OpenStack.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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Expertise--Systems Administration

LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne