Criterion Systems, Inc.

Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-CO
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


At SAGE Black, a wholly subsideray of Criterion Systems is seeking a Systems Administrator to support our Governemnt customer. At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website:


Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focused Systems Administrator to support and contribute to our government customer’s success in Greenwood Village, CO. The individual in this position must be a motivated team player that strives for professional and technical excellence in building and maintaining Infrastructure as Code for cloud-based services.



Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Build and Maintain Infrastructure as Code for cloud-based services.
• Procure, Build and Maintain Configuration Management for On-Prem Hardware.
• Procure, install, and manage software license.
• Assist in establishment, maintenance and troubleshooting of cloud-based and on-prem networking.
• Automate development and operations processes to ensure reliability and repeatability.
• Provide and maintain standard operating systems environments.
• Current Top Secret Security Clearance.
• Experience with AWS Infrastructure.
• Information Assurance/DoD 8570 certification (like Security+).
• Familiar with Infrastructure as Code concepts.
• Experience managing unclassified and classified development environments including workstations, servers, and GPU assets.
• Understanding of network configuration in cloud and on-prem environments.


Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
• Must have a bachelors degree, preferably in a technology related field.
• Must have 5 or more years of experience.
• Must have an active TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred but not Required:

• Experience with CloudFormation, Terraform, or similar IaC technology.
• AWS Certification - SysOps or DevOps.
• Experience procuring equipment for government contracts.
• Experience managing hybrid on-prem / cloud operating environments.
• Experience with Docker or similar container technology.
• Experience with Kubernetes or other container orchestration platform.


Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, profit sharing opportunities, education assistance, paid time off, and holidays

“In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role starts at $110,000; however, SAGE Black, a wholly
subsidiary of Criterion Systems considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.”

Criterion Systems, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual’s protected status: race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit


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