Systems Administrator

  • IT
  • Littleton, Colorado
  • Full-Time

The Systems Administrator is responsible for achieving an IT systems availability of 99.99%, as well as supporting cybersecurity and software development operations. This role is responsible for the technical implementation and administration of AimLock IT systems and policies while serving as a technical resource for on-premises and cloud architectures.

This position reports to the IT Manager and works closely with them to make recommendations for the design and configuration of infrastructure, operating systems, and applications. The Systems Administrator investigates and analyzes the feasibility of system requirements and helps develop system specifications as well as identifies methods and solutions that align with business expectations. Candidate will be responsible for system installations, upgrades, configurations, software installation, patching and backups. Knowledge of various protocols such as DNS, DHCP, NFS, Telnet, SSH and network tuning and configuration is required. IT Industry best practices should be well known and strictly followed.

Salary Rnage: $80k/y to 95k/y 


  • Daily administration of desktop, server, applications, and network infrastructure
  • Ability to apply the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) frameworks to meet the system availability requirements resulting in scalable, sustainable, consistent, and repeatable business outcomes
  • Administer Microsoft Active Directory, Azure, and Microsoft 365
  • Support DevOps and solve unique issues that arise in software development
  • Overlook and manage suite of enterprise business applications
  • Automate, streamline, and document IT tasks and procedures
  • Administer processes and procedures that ensure at least 99.99% availability of IT systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or other industry-related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of enterprise Windows Server and Desktop administration experience (Physical & Virtual)
  • 5+ years of Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft 365 management experience
  • Experience with Windows Updates and patching (WSUS) - Offline WSUS experience a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft MDT and/or OS imaging and deployment tools
  • Linux experience preferred, or ability to gain certification upon employment
  • Experience with modern unified threat management and endpoint software
  • Experience with script writing, PowerShell, Ansible, Python or other automation/scripting tools
  • Knowledge of backup policies and procedures • Intermediate network skills, particularly on Windows and Linux Hosts and switches/firewalls
  • Agile and able to adjust to changing technical requirements
  • Effective at priority and time management
  • Ability to communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to promote a team-based culture and maintain cooperation, understanding, and trust
  • Able to multi-task and positively respond to unplanned situations
  • Desire to assist other departments on other projects and initiatives

Physical Demands

  • Requires approximately 90% in office, 10% field (travel)
  • Work is performed in an office, lab, machine shop, or military firing range environment
  • Travel and local commute between AimLock locations and non-AimLock locations is required
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for more than 75% of the time
  • Must be able to regularly lift and /or move 5lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to operate standard office productivity machinery and equipment including a phone, computer, mouse and keyboard, photocopy machine, and scanner
  • Daily work environment and noise level is that of a standard office
  • Occasionally you may experience outdoor inclement weather conditions at range locations
  • Occasionally you may experience a noise level consistent with a firearms training range