Senior System Administrator (Huntsville, AL)

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Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems. Work within a team providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members. Configure systems to insure domain Army Cyber compliance. Hands on administration and maintenance of a VMware VSphere cluster consisting of three hosts Administer and maintain Active Directory domains in both production and development environments. Tasks may include: Manage user accounts, maintain DHCP, DNS and file share services Oversee testing and application of Microsoft and VMware security patches. Maintain and insure functionality of an enterprise backup solution for systems and data. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources Update or supplement existing systems documentation as needed. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies to enhance operations where possible.

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline is required.

8+ years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis within a DoD environment.

Required experience
  • MS Windows 2012/2016/2019 server installation/configuration experience
  • Active Directory configuration and management
  • SAN Storage systems and fabric
  • VMWare 6.x administration to include host and VCenter upgrades
  • Ability to perform basic network troubleshooting
  • Basic knowledge of networking infrastructure
  • Experience with patch management systems
  • Experience with enterprise backup solutions

Strongly desired experience:
  • MS SQL Server installation/support experience
  • Proficient in PowerShell
  • Experience with Ivanti Patch Management
  • Experience with ArcServe or other VM backup solution
    • Functional understanding of HBSS/ENS
    • Functional understanding of ACAS
    • Basic familiarity with Linux a plus


Candidate must be able to obtain or maintain a minimum SECRET level security clearance.

CompTIA Security+ CE certification required

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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