Windows System Administrator at General Dynamics Mission Systems (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 5 years of demonstrated results or a Master's degree and 3 years of relevant experience. Full experience within own IT field and applications is required.

The successful Windows System Administrator must have:
  • 5+ years' experience with Installing, configuring and supporting windows-based applications on Windows 7, 8, and 10 desktop systems, both virtual and physical
  • Analyzing requirements for deployment of new desktop applications, creating deployment plans and automation processes for new applications
  • Extensive knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance
  • Hands-on experience creating and implement desktop images
  • Hands-on experience managing thin client environment (VMware Horizon preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining
  • Desktop Image creation and validation using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications
  • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, TACLANEs, etc.) and infrastructure

This position requires a minimum of an active DoD Top Secret Security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
  • A minimum of a IAT Level II (DoD 8570.1M) certification is required: e.g. GIAC Security Essentials - GSEC; CompTIA Security+ CE; Security Certified Network Professional - SCNP; Systems Security Certified Practitioner - SSCP

Responsibilities for this Position

Do you live in the Windows command line window? Do you want to be a part of a Windows Administration team supporting our Nation's Cyber initiatives? General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is actively seeking a Windows System Administrator based in our Scottsdale, AZ office. In this role you will be part of a team that is responsible for Windows administration of a cross domain enterprise solution product platform.

The successful Windows System Administrator must have:
  • 5+ years' experience with Installing, configuring and supporting windows-based applications on Windows 7, 8, and 10 desktop systems, both virtual and physical
  • Experience automating installs using tools Ansible and Powershell
  • Analyzing requirements for deployment of new desktop applications, creating deployment plans and automation processes for new applications
  • Extensive knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance
  • Hands-on experience creating and implement desktop images
  • Hands-on experience managing thin client environment (VMware Horizon preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining
  • Desktop Image creation and validation using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications
  • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, taclanes, etc.) and infrastructure

Highlights of Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for successful engineering execution of LAN build-out and deployment
  • Provide input to work breakdown and prioritization of tasking
  • Maintains system documentation
  • May program in an administrative language such as PowerShell
  • Self-starter and ability to work tasks with little supervision or assistance
  • Proactively identify issues and resolve and make suggestions for improvements to the environment
  • Troubleshoot issues to resolution with customer impacting issues being priority and worked on until completion
  • Some travel required for site deployment to Omaha (approx 15% travel)

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Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
More Information on General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA, Hanover, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Anapolis Junction, MD, Florham Park, NJ, Pittsfield, MA, Taunton, MA, Dedham, MA, Greensboro, NC, McLeansville, NC, Marion, VA, Orlando, FL, Huntsville, AL, Bloomington, MN, San Antonio, TX, Scottsdale, AZ, El Segundo, CA, San Jose, CA and Quincy, MA. General Dynamics Mission Systems was founded in 1952. It has 8438 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 125 open jobs at General Dynamics Mission Systems, click here.
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