Tactical Engineering & Analysis Inc

System Administrator

West Coast - San Diego, CA
# of Openings
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

About Us


Tactical Engineering & Analysis, Inc. (TEA) is a professional services company providing Engineering, Test Services, Analysis, and Software Support for the development of Military Combat and Communication Systems. Our technical support facilities are located in San Diego, California, and Fredericksburg, Virginia.


Are you looking for a smaller company where you can be recognized for your contributions and truly benefit from the company's success?


TEA provides a culture where hard work is recognized! We offer competitive compensation packages and benefit plans with generous employer contributions. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which rewards our employees with company stock based on the success of TEA.


Please take a look at our open positions and apply to those which you feel you are qualified. We look forward to speaking with you soon!


We are currently seeking a candidate with network architect expertise and Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) Information Assurance Technical (IAT) credentials.  


The secondary role of system administrator with CSWF IAT certification shall provide support for SPAWAR Systems Center (SSC) certification & accreditation (C&A) processes.



Essential Functions/Job Duties:

System Administrator:

  • Provides intermediate to advanced system administration to include design, development, and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) infrastructures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Unix and Windows server installation, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Assists with troubleshooting Windows and UNIX/Linux Platform technical issues, administrative issues, and bug fixes. 


Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) Information Assurance Technical (IAT):

  • Independently provides support with implementation requirements of the Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) Certification & Accreditation (C&A) processes (e.g. STIGs, SCAPs).
  • Create DIACAP submissions for new systems and updates for pre-existing systems.
  • Collect and review related information security artifacts (i.e. certifications, test results, configuration documentation) for C&A review.




Skills / Qualifications:

Basic to Intermediate Network Engineering Expertise

Experience in computer system networking and OSI layer protocols used in commercial and/or military communications systems.

RedHat 5, 6, 7

Windows 7, 10


Written and Verbal Communications:

Operates standard computer based business tools (including but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel) effectively with a high degree of competency. 

Independently generates documentation that presents information in a logical manner.

Demonstrates excellent clear and concise verbal communication skills.


Customer Interface Activities:

Uses independent discretion to develop an effective client to customer communication process involving stakeholder identification, planned communication, efficient information distribution, and managing expectations.


Project Management / Staff Supervision Tasks:

Able to efficiently adapt to new priorities. This includes effectively multitasking project responsibilities with an awareness to support changes as needed.


Work Schedule: 

The ability to work non-standard work hours and schedules in support of project requirements.



Possibility of Domestic and International travel up to 15% of the time by automobile, air, etc.


Minimum Education Requirements:
Desire Technical Degree or minimum of 5 years experience

Associate in Information Technology preferred, but not required.


Required Certifications:

Security +

Network +

A +

Basic operating system certification (Linux/ Windows)

IAT Level I


U.S. Citizenship is required


Security Clearance:

Candidates must have an active clearance OR  the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance, and will be subject to a US security background investigation (i.e. favorable background investigation / credit score). Additional eligibility requirements for access to various levels of classified information may also be required. An active security clearance is highly desirable.



Tactical Engineering & Analysis, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer


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