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Jr. Systems Administrator at General Dynamics Information Technology in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI + Polygraph



Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Job Description:

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 opportunity. And our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared Jr. Systems Administrator joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Fort Belvoir, VA.

Job Summary:

Maintains an organization's computer systems' workflows and is responsible for the upkeep, configuration and reliable operation of computer systems, As a Systems Administrator, you will work closely with both on-site and remote users to coordinate site visits and upgrades, provide on-site and remote resolution support for trouble calls, and provide TIER 2/3 support of Unix/Windows workstations and servers, including Web servers, network attached storage devices, and stored data in support of business processing requirements.

This position requires Day Shift Hours from 6am-2pm on a rotating basis.

This position may require travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations dependent on requirements.

 Job Duties:
• Systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. 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 and management of 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, etc.
• Provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution
• Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers
• Install/load operating system and application software
• Isolate and resolve hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination therefore
• Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
• Perform software installations and upgrades to Unix/Windows operating systems and layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements; evaluation and installation of software/hardware patches and resolution of software related problems associated with COTS/GOTS products
• Create and follow procedures to maintain and manage multiple linked databases including security, data safety and integrity, disaster recovery, and bulk data import/exports.
• Conduct routine and emergency maintenance of assigned data center equipment
• Communicate/coordinate scheduled preventive maintenance windows with potentially impacted customers
• Collaborate and contribute to the development, administration, and testing of backup and recovery plans
• Ensure systems are secure to STIG guidelines by utilizing tools such as Retina and HBSS
• Maintain operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures (SOPs)
• Verify system availability with existing Enterprise tools

This position requires Day Shift Hours from 6am-2pm on a rotating basis.

This position may require travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations dependent on requirements.

• Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and years of experience.
• Must have Security+ certification or DoD 8570 Level II equivalent within 90 days of hire
• TS/SCI Clearance required and eligibility to obtain CI Poly
• UNIX, Windows, and/or Storage administration
• Experience working with trouble reporting and tracking systems such as Security+
•Ability to respond to after hour calls “provide on-call support"
• Ability to travel 0-20% to local area sites as well as other locations with similar architecture/footprint.
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Physical Requirements:
The employee will need to be able to lift/move/carry equipment as necessary (max 40 pounds)

Desired Skills:
• Experience in the imagery intelligence domain a plus
• Ability to create and modify scripts in multiple disciplines on Windows, Linux, and Solaris
• Knowledge of the Customer's processes and procedures and of the Customer's production
systems a plus
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Ability to function as a team member and independently
• Prefer skills in one or more of the following: Window Server, Red Hat, IRIX, Solaris,
Sybase, Informix, SQL, and Imagery Production Chain
• General knowledge of database administration, network administration and possess
network configuration management skills.
• Must have a valid US passport​


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:


Work Location:

USA VA Fort Belvoir

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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