Job Detail

Organization: geocgi
Title: Systems Administrator - Okinawa, Japan
Location: Okinawa, Japan

Posted: 2022-12-13
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

At geocgi we pride ourselves on not losing our focus. We started out and remain GIS experts (or geeks. . . depending on your perspective). Since 2006, we’ve evolved into a world-class and worldwide service provider of multiple disciplines. We are a talented, hardworking group that shares values and characteristics that drive client, professional, and personal success. geocgi is looking for a System Administrator to be a technical hands-on lead and consultant responsible for designing, managing, and delivering geospatial solutions for the USMC GEOFidelis Online Pacific Node, on-site in Okinawa, Japan. This position uses technical management and GIS skills to deliver highly available geospatial systems, provide technical leadership, and support our clients with innovative and technically sound solutions. The System Administrator is responsible for requirements gathering, capacity planning, system design, implementation, and compliance. The candidate will execute the responsibilities of a System Administrator, which include:

• Implementing proven IT/GIS strategies for platform architecture
• Experience with high availability systems and troubleshooting platform issues
• Designing architecture solutions to support multiple systems feeding data into ArcGIS Enterprise
• Understanding of ArcGIS Enterprise scaling and implications
• Understanding of DoD Risk Management Framework and experience managing authorization packages within MCCAST
• Vulnerability scanning/remediation and application/device/OS hardening ability
• Exposure to database management and programming languages
• Experience with Virtual Machine infrastructure and management


• Eager to learn new technology and integrate existing skills within a new industry
• An active and collaborative team member
• An above-average communicator, comfortable with technical writing, as well as public speaking
• Highly organized and able to maintain several projects at one time
• Possess a desire to immerse yourself in problem-solving to support our client’s missions

As an employee of geocgi, the candidate will have access to a generous benefits package, in addition to a corporate culture and community of GIS geeks. Our benefits include but are not limited to:

• Competitive salaries, commensurate with experience and leading Federal Contractors in the geospatial industry
• Opportunities for upward mobility in a dynamic fast-paced environment within a small company
• Merit-based spot and end-of-year bonuses
• Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with immediate vesting
• Flexible work hours and PTO
• Complete Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for individuals
• Company-paid training, certifications, and professional growth and development.

The following are requirements of the potential candidate:

• Bachelor’s or master’s in Computer Information Systems, Information Science, GIS, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related field
• 5+ years of experience in direct support of DoD system administration
• Security+ Certifications
• DoD Clearance
• ESRI ArcGIS Desktop/Enterprise 10.6.1 or greater management experience
• Demonstrated proficiency with ArcGIS Enterprise, Portal for ArcGIS/ArcGIS Online
• Experience with enterprise geodatabase management
• Ability to work independently and proactively to take initiative to solve complex problems

The following are desired capabilities and experience of the potential candidate:

• Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2016 Server experience
• VMware vSphere 5.0 or greater experience
• Information Assurance (IA) experience
• USMC Certification and Accreditation Support
• Application of required cybersecurity controls
• Experience using REST and web service endpoints to create secure web applications
• Experience with Python, T-SQL, SQL, PL/SQL, or other RDBMS tools
• EMC Storage Area Network Technologies experience
• Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) experience
• USMC IT systems and network architecture experience
• Monitoring Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) messages to remediate identified vulnerabilities via STIG and application-based hotfixes and firmware updates
• Understanding and applying DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
• Knowledge of IA Validation procedures
• Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 or greater experience
• Excellent writing and communication skills

Please visit our website and careers page at: to apply. geocgi provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. As a U.S. Federal Contractor, geocgi complies with COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all personnel as outlined by Executive Order 14042.

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