Senior Systems Administrator

Requisition Number:  8851
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

***WTSS Contract Opportunity***

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports reputable organizations across multiple industries? At WECTEC Staffing Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace. If so, we have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator at our Cranberry Woods, Cranberry Twp., PA location.


Opportunity Overview:


In this position, the ICS Senior System Administrator can expect to setup, configure, and maintain both our internal develop and test systems as well as customer systems being assembled at our facilities.  The individual in this position will support several groups within the Control and Information Systems Engineering department that develop industrial control systems, plant computers and training simulators for nuclear power plants.   The ideal candidate should have an appreciation for cyber security best practices and broad capabilities in general information technology and networking.  This is a mid-level position but offers significant growth potential in a variety of different career paths including cyber security, IT, and industrial control systems.


An ideal candidate for this position would be extremely organized and detailed oriented with a proven ability to balance competing priorities.   The candidate will provide both routine and emergent support to multiple projects as it relates to their systems.   Candidates in this position will be responsible for loading, configuring, and troubleshooting a variety of platforms used to support industrial control systems.   Support extracting data for preparing software releases is also likely to be required.


What your day-to-day looks like:


  • Load newly released software and related patches onto development and test systems
  • Export software and configuration items developed for the project and provide the appropriate documentation and archival of those items.
  • Respond to service requests for adding/removing users and updating permissions
  • Maintain asset lists and system configuration related information including software and hardware details
  • Author technical documentation including product configuration/implementation guides, requirements traceability, test plans, test procedures, test reports, and user administration guides
  • Participate in information sharing with internal and external customers including the delivery of presentation material, technical training, and knowledge transfer
  • Ensure systems remain in compliance with relevant policies and procedures, including maintaining the systems security posture
  • Perform preventative maintenance to support proper system operation
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues identified by end users
  • Configure both internal systems and customer deliverable systems
  • Perform system administration, network configuration, and virtual environment management
  • Troubleshoot both software configuration and hardware system issues
  • Perform system administration, network configuration, and virtual environment management (Windows Server and client system administration setup and support expertise, Cisco device support, Palo Alto support, McAfee ePO and VMware ESXi management)
  • Participate in control systems master planning efforts focused on Ovation control system security including application of host-based security products from a centralized server and secure (hardened) configuration of system components
  • Network security administration including network firewalls, data diodes, security information & event management, network intrusion detection, deep packet capture / inspection

***Up to 25% travel could occur in support of customer systems.


What we’d like to see from you:            




  • Technical Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Computer) or Computer Science, Information Sciences and Technology, Cyber Security or similar/related.




  • Ability to be granted 10 CFR 73.56 Trustworthy and Reliable clearance;
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience (engineering, administration, and security of IT/OT);
  • Experience performing requirements management or security audit/assessments;
  • Experience with common PLC, Scada, DCS  platforms (i.e. Emerson Ovation);
  • Experience working in an industrial Operational Technology Environment;
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and techniques;
  • Knowledge in areas such as network design, Windows Domain setup expertise, security  and group policy setup;
  • Experience troubleshooting system integration issues, and working with cyber security, network, and virtualization technologies is preferred.
  • Experience in industrial environments or industrial control systems a plus.


Our Safety Pledge to You:


If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!


Why WECTEC Staffing Services?


Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!

Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit

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