Sayres & Associates
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of security, management, technical and engineering services including Program Administration, Policy Analysis, Counterintelligence Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Acquisition Logistics, Integrated Product Support, Production Management, Business Financial Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, System Test and Evaluation. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.  

Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services. We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Perhaps most importantly, Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, providing cost effective solutions and best value to our customers.  

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development.     

This position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description.  

Job Responsibilities:

The Network Systems Engineer (Senior Technical Advisor) provides Tier IV and production engineering support to the Navy ONE-NET (OCONUS Naval Enterprise Network) nodes located around the world as part of the In Service Engineering Activity (ISEA) at SPAWAR San Diego. Provides support to the ONE-NET Windows and Exchange architecture as Senior Active Directory Engineer and Enterprise Administrator. Frequently develops, reviews, or updates documentation. Travel to ONE-NET sites overseas to support installations, integration, and migrations will be required. Specific duties include:

  • Provides remote Tier IV support to Navy ONE-NET (OCONUS Naval Enterprise Network) nodes located around the world. Primary interface will be with design and production engineers/SMEs located in San Diego, CA and Tier III engineers and Technical Directors located at Theater Network Operations and Security Centers (TNOSC) located in Japan, Italy, and Bahrain.
  • In addition to Tier IV support, leads or participates in projects, to include design, documentation, accreditation/Security testing, and on-site installation. Tier IV engineers are expected to participate in design/engineering meetings in order to stay appraised of changes, and other Tier IV meetings to communicate with site engineers.
  • Serves as functional area lead for ONE-NET Directory and Collaboration Engineering Team. May be required to perform as lead engineer for all Active Directory and Exchange issues.
  • Performs security analysis based on DoD FISMA and STIG compliance, remediation of findings using technical solutions or documentable justification for ONE-NET environments.
  • Deploys and configures DoD PKI infrastructure within ONE-NET environment (NIPR/SIPR) to support Cryptographic Logon utilizing DoD tokens on workstations and servers
  • Develops and deploys customized ONE-NET Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information (NNPI) solution to adhere to NAVSEA security regulations.
  • Creates and maintains AD engineering level documentation (architecture, installation, configuration) for the ONE-NET environment.
  • Participates in ONE-NET Change Management Boards to provide input for recommended technical design and solutions
  • Provides critical incident recovery and tiered support for solutions deployed across the ONE-NET enterprise
  • Reviews and coordinates DoD and Naval CTO and INFOCON directives affecting Active Directory
  • Develops and implements project plans to develop, integrate, accredit, and implement enterprise solutions
  • Candidate must be capable of working independently with little or no supervision in a high operations tempo environment, and be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to deal with issues at sites in multiple time-zones.


  • BS in Information Technology (or equivalent technical degree) or 12+ years technical experience in related discipline required.
  • Windows Server IAT2 level CE certification/training required at minimum for Windows server 2012. Certification as IAT3 (per DoD Inst 8750.1) (CISSP or CISSA equivalent) required.
  • Certification in networking and/or VMWare highly desired.


  • 6-8 years of experience working as Active Directory or Enterprise Administrator on an enterprise network (such or NMCI) required.
  • 2+ years of experience on a military enterprise network highly desired.
  • Experience working on ONE-NET as windows/active directory administrator and Exchange server administrator highly desired.
  • Experience as AD administrator on NMCI or other major enterprise network may be a substitute for ONE-NET experience.
  • Experience with virtualization and restoration of virtualized servers, primarily with VMware required.
  • Must be experienced with IAVAs and patching, backups using enterprise level tools and systems with operational experience highly desired.
  • Ability to produce quality documentation required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot network and operating system issues across multiple platforms required.
  • The candidate must be familiar with DoD Certification and Accreditation requirements (DISA STIGs, DITSCAP/DIACAP requirements), and must be experienced in security remediation of Windows Server and Desktop systems.
  • Experience with HBSS highly desired.
  • Experience using Remedy for ticket documentation/resolution highly desired.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.        

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