Senior Systems Administrator in Oakton, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/8/2020

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Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to help support our Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program in Oakton, VA.

NOTE: Due to the type of access this role entail, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the employee to report into the office daily. However, during the current COVID global crisis, this program is temporarily conducting some remote work.

As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will manage servers, set up administrator and service accounts, remediation of system vulnerabilities to include STIG compliance, oversee implementation and testing strategies, and interact with users and evaluate vendor products. You may participate in special projects as required, may program in an administrative language such as PowerShell, and proactively identify issues, resolve, and make suggestions for improvements to the environment, monthly maintenance work required, as well as after-hours support for customer impacting issues, as required with little to no advance notice.

Additional roles and responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing requirements for deployment of new desktop applications, creating deployment plans and automation processes for new applications
  • Demonstrated experience with WSUS and preferred experience with System Center Configuration Manager for patch management
  • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining
  • Desktop Image creation and validation using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Maintaining updated drive packs for various hardware vendors including Dell and HP
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in utilization of Remedy
  • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications
  • Demonstrated experience with applying STIGs to systems, applications and components and troubleshooting STIG related issues
  • Demonstrates experience administrating Hyper-V and clustered services

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.  Must also be willing and able to obtain a Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by the manager
  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II certification
  • Bachelors Degree in a related field
  • 10+ years of directly related experience in Tier II and Tier III support
  • 8+ years' experience with Installing, configuring and supporting windows-based applications on Windows 7, 8, and 10 desktop systems, both virtual and physical
  • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, taclanes, etc.) and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of deploying servers, in addition to maintaining and/or upgrading servers
  • Knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance
  • Hands-on experience managing Windows Active Directory Services
  • Hands-on experience supporting additional Microsoft products (Office, Project, etc.)
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.