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Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

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Information Technology
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Top Secret/SCI
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Full Time

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As a Systems Administrator you will, perform design of server and application architectures.  Perform the administrative operation and maintenance of server hardware and software multiple, and virtualized application development environments. Perform the administrative operation and maintenance of multiple supporting Microsoft Active Directory infrastructures.  Support the operations and maintenance of the existing vCenter, Microsoft Active Directory, and NetApp Storage infrastructures.  Executes ad-hoc incident response, resource deconfliction, and infrastructure change management duties in support of systems and storage architecture. Maintains requisite supporting system documentation, operating procedures, and historical trend information for assigned systems administration and storage area network administration duties.  Researches and advises leadership on key performance indicators relating to: development environment health, under-utilized capabilities, as well as organizational and systems environment capability gaps.  Maintains system security and executes practices and procedures, monitors usage statistics and logs, monitors and remedies attempts to penetrate or corrupt server files. Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings. Research, collaborate with team members, and implement "leading-edge" virtualization technologies in support of customer-focused continual performance improvement. Institute troubleshooting and incident response procedures.  Troubleshoot system related problems. Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system.  Adheres to industry best practices as well as organizational directives when transforming customer requirements into customized system environments.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II required Level III preferred
  • Experience with Enterprise-Level backup and restoration
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory infrastructures
  • Strong experience with server virtualization (VMWare VCP5 or Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • Experience with management of Storage Area Networking environments
  • Understanding of the Cisco UCS or Blade server systems
  • Excellent communication and briefing skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
  • Solid worth ethic and the ability to work in a mission critical environment
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience.


5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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