Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – VDI Administrator at General Dynamics Information Technology in Falls Church, Virginia

Posted in General Business 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:


Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Job Description:

GDIT has an opening for a Systems Administrator – VDI Administrator position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Falls Church, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.


  • Updating and patching Windows Gold/Master/Secure Host Baseline (SHB) image.

  • Enhancing and fine-tuning performance on VDI desktop.

  • Securing VDI desktop policies in Active Directory and Device Endpoint Manager (DEM).

  • Develops advanced technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.

  • Troubleshoots highly complex system hardware and software issues.

  • Develops training materials for end users on the proper use of hardware and software.

  • Develops implementation plans for software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

  • Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels.

  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

  • Leads efforts to ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

  • Conducts advanced hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

  • Develops performance and security plans for computers that meet the needs of network users.

  • Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies.

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals.

  • May serve as a team or task lead.


  • Active SECRET DoD clearance or higher.

  • BA/BS or equivalent years of combined experience and training.

  • 6+ years of IT experience, with 1-2 years of hands-on experience administering a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) integration.

  • Operating System Computing Environment Certification (one of the following):

    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016

    • Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

  • Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II.



Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:

Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:


Work Location:

USA VA Falls Church

Additional Work Locations:

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.

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.

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