Systems Administrator - Remote at General Dynamics Information Technology

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We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Administrator joining our team to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located remotely.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Independently provides advance level technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures
  • Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues that are moderate to high complexity in scope
  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software
  • Performs advance software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions
  • Independently ensures data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations
  • Conducts advance 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
  • Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May provide guidance to less-experienced personnel
  • Evaluates existing systems and assists with planning long-term strategies
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals

  • Associate (2 year) or bachelor's degree (Computer Science or Management Information Systems preferred); BA/BS degree in Information Technology or Engineering strongly desired
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • 3+ years' experience in DevOps Engineering, team management, and collaboration
  • 2+ years in DevOps using test automation and CI/CD tools, containers, cloud infrastructure, and other modern technologies, CI/CD pipeline set up from scratch as DevOps lead
  • Experience with service-oriented architectures and microservices; deploying resilient, scalable, high-throughput systems
  • Experience in developing and maintaining CI/CD processes for enterprise SaaS and on-prem applications using tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, GitLab etc.
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure security protocols
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Ansible
  • Advanced knowledge of programming languages such as Python and Java and writing code and scripts
  • Hands-on experience in building and administering VMs and Containers using tools such as Docker / Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with logging and monitoring technologies
  • Ability to install and configure software, gather test-stage data, and perform de-bugging
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cybersecurity
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills
  • Strong networking knowledge and experience is highly desired
  • Develop / Maintain Documentation on operational, configuration, or other procedures
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to oversee and mentor junior software developers, as well as report to management
  • Must be able to work independently and self-directed, as well as, within a team

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.We can only accept Green Card Holders or US Citizens for this program.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.

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 Information Technology
General Dynamics Information Technology operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA. General Dynamics Information Technology was founded in 2022. It has 21625 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 364 open jobs at General Dynamics Information Technology, click here.
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