• Sr Systems Administrator - TS/SCI - RAF Molesworth UK

    Job Location GBR-Cambridgeshire-Molesworth
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long standing growing programs!  GDIT Program! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.  We are seeking a Sr. Systems Admin– please continue to read below!

    • Proficient in Linux\Unix OS
    • Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area Desktop system management responsibilities involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions
    • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
    • Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
    • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices
    • Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problem
    • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers
    • Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
    • Configure and manage Linux, Solaris and Windows operating systems
    • Install/load operating system and application software
    • Isolate and resolve of hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof

    • Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

    • Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems
    • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance support for current and emerging technology IT systems
    • Participate in special projects as required


    High School Diploma/GED with 10 years of related experience, or Associate’s Degree with 8 years of experience, or Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience, or Master’s Degree with 4 years of experience




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


    Additional Requirements:


    • Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance
    • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II (Security+ CE or equivalent) access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) certification
    • Desired CE certification: Red Hat, Windows Server 2012, MSCA, MCSE, VCP6, etc
    • Additional specific certifications may be required
    • Ability to provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems
    • Be able to provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets
    • Knowledge and experience with VMware, Windows Server 2012 configuration and administration
    • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network systems administration and support
    • Five (5) years of overall professional experience in the engineering field
    • Five (5) years of experience in Linux/Solaris
    • Oracle and/or SQL Server database administration and analysis support
    • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in systems administration/engineering and support
    • Execute PowerShell scripting
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the capability to make decisions and adapt to change
    • Ownership and execution of incident management and system maintenance
    • Proven ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
    • Proven ability to resolve problems efficiently and effectively while recognizing customers’ competence levels and approaching each level appropriately
    • This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide
    • The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds 


    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

    Requests for reasonable accomodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perfom the principal (essential) functions of this job.

    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.#BICES and #CJPOST




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