Server Administrator - Mid Shift

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Clearance Requirement
TS/SCI with CI Poly


Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Server Administrator to join our team in Tampa, FL.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


  • Develop standardized backup and restoration solutions to support Windows, Linux, and UNIX operating systems.
  • Build systems that are compliant with enterprise standards and security policy.
  • Deliver recurring build releases that update the operating system and bundled components, ensuring compliance with required patches and version upgrades.
  • Support technologies and products; including Microsoft, Red Hat Linux, UNIX, CENTOS, and Solaris, and VMWare.
  • Monitor enterprise backup solutions at the system level to ensure high-availability, monitor backup jobs for integrity and completeness, perform system restorations, as needed, and identity opportunities for efficiency to improve the performance and accuracy of backups.
  • Develop standard operating procedures to enable other to perform self-initiated backups and restorations.



  • High School Diploma and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience
    • An advanced degree can substitute for the equivalent years of experience (e.g. Bachelor's degree and six years of experience)
  • DoD 8570 IAT level II compliance (or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire)
  • MCSA or MCSE in Windows Server 2012, 2012R2, or 2016
  • An Active in-scope TS/SCI security clearance with CI polygraph (or the ability to schedule, sit, and pass a CI Polygraph with minimal delay)
  • Ability to work either 2pm to 10pm OR 3pm to 11PM




  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2012/R2/2016, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.x, CentOS 6.x and 7.x, and Oracle Solaris 10/11.

  • Experience with standardized builds that are remotely deployable, including using provisioning software to a bare metal server or virtual machine.

  • Experience implementing backup schedules and tape rotations.

  • Experience with enterprise COTS backup management solutions.

  • Experience implementing or operating Symantec Enterprise Vault solutions.

  • Experience implementing or operating Veeam.

  • Experience operating and maintaining VMWare ESXi 5.x or 6.x environments.

  • Experience managing servers and database availability groups for enterprise Microsoft Exchange deployments.

Working Conditions

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Tampa, FL supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  


The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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