Spathe Systems

Systems Security Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Spathe is currently searching for a Systems Security Administrator to join our team.


Spathe Systems is a rapidly growing SOF led, 8(a) defense contractor headquartered in Tampa, FL with offices in Fayetteville, NC and strategic partner locations in Virginia Beach and Coronado. As a small business with a tight knit family feel, Spathe empowers its employees to solve problems and make decisions.


Systems Security Administrators must demonstrate technical knowledge of data systems and security procedures, as well as a familiarity with systems hardware and software. They require good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.


Typical duties include:

  • Management of a SIEM (Splunk, ArcSight)

  • Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents

  • Participating in security systems testing

  • Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data

  • Preventing and detecting intrusion

  • System administration and hardening of Linux Systems.

  • Reading and writing shell, Perl, Python Scripts

  • Security tool usage and maintenance: Nessus, Core Impact, ACAS, Splunk

  • Yara, Open IOC, or other host based signatures

  • Management of an email Security Appliance


Clearance Required:

  • TS/SCI

Certification Requirements: 

  • IAT Level II in accordance with DoD 8140, RHCSA or RHCSE

Experience Requirements

  • Eight years of intensive and progressive experience in the candidate’s field of study and specialization.

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Work Location:

  • One location – Little Creek Naval Base, Virginia


  • Up to 10% travel during the year.


  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Paid time off

  • 11 paid holidays per year


Position ID: PS323SSA and PS369SSA


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