Senior Systems Administrator - TS/SCI w/Poly at General Dynamics (Washington DC)

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We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges.

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you'll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Systems Administrator Advisor joining our team in Chantilly, VA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Systems Administrator Advisor, you will be trusted to work on projects related to the role. In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Provide day-to-day O&M and User support across multiple networks to include:
    • Windows Server Administration
    • Linux Systems Administration
    • Desktop/Laptop/Peripheral support for very active engineering staff
    • VMWare Administration
    • Task automation using Powershell, Javascript, or similar tools
    • Basic Network Support(Cisco switches, routers, firewalls and telephones)
    • System Backups & COOP Planning
  • Maintain system compliance(hardening, patching, vulnerability remediation)
  • Provide systems engineering/solutions development for customer requirements using above technologies
  • Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures
  • Provides interpretation to systems matters that are moderately complex in nature
  • Provides troubleshooting support for system hardware and software issues that are highly complex in scope
  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software. May train large groups of end users
  • Performs advance software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Applies advanced knowledge in monitoring and tuning the system to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Provides guidance to less experienced personnel on workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions
  • Leads data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations
  • Conducts advanced to complex hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.
  • Uses extensive independent judgement and is unsupervised
  • Recognized subject matter expert in job area typically through advanced education and work experience.
  • Manage large projects with limited oversight from manager
  • Evaluate and assesses existing systems and plans long-term strategies
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

  • BA/BS AND 8 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Security+ certification or ability to obtain in a short amount of time
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Windows Server 2012R2/2016/2019, Active Directory Administration, Group Policy management, DHCP, DNS, and WSUS
  • Demonstrated knowledge with common Linux platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Windows desktop operating systems and office productivity software
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Cisco network technologies
  • Understanding of enterprise backup methodologies
  • Ability to provide printer/scanner/fax support
  • Ability to follow and create process documentation
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills

  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
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About Our Work

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.
More Information on General Dynamics
General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 786 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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