General Dynamics Information Technology Messaging Systems Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph in Aurora, Colorado

Job Description

  • Provide Tier 2 technical support for Automated Message Handling System (AMHS), Secure Message and Routing Terminal (SMART), XML Information Bus (XIBUS), Information Transfer System (ITS), and the SMC Helpdesk customer message queues.

  • Utilize the ITILv3 processes and additional Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for event,incident, and configuration management on the Enterprise Network-Messaging system.

  • Perform operations and maintenance tasks for secure messaging communication systems toinclude server OS administration, database maintenance, system releases and updates, andInformation Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliance as dictated by Tier 3.

  • Log and track incidents in NETS Service Manager to provide relevant information pertaining tothe issue and all troubleshooting steps accomplished for historical and situational awareness.

  • Prioritize incidents based on criteria established in NOI 40.3. Current definitions for servicecriticality are Mission Critical, Mission Essential and Mission or Operations Support which alignsto Service Manager Incident urgency settings defined as Critical, High, Average and Low.

  • Report Situational Awareness (SA) information to the customer and works to identify businessimpact in conjunction with technical trouble ticketing documentation.

  • Maintain SOCOMM and AUTODIN Customer Information Databases (CID)

  • Ensure Customer Information Databases (CID) for customer sites are current and synchronized.

  • Oversee SOCOMM and AUTODIN Contingency Plans.

  • Update Master Lists, coordinate scheduled CCRP and COOP testing, and create after actionreports in accordance with published guidelines.

  • Provide technical assistance to customers in support of a complex secure message and datanetwork by maintaining message platform connections.

  • Perform AUTODIN, AMHS backups; daily partial backups and weekly full backups.

  • Maintain Job Qualification Standard (JQS) requirements and job certification with an implementedAnnual Plan of Instruction (APO!) in conjunction with DoD 8570 requirements.

  • Provide Job Qualification Standard training to new SMC POD personnel.

  • Cross-train between PODs to provide flexibility of staffing options.

  • Track and Implement changes to the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Imagery Intelligence(IMINT) Reports Control Manual (RCM).

  • Coordinate with Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED) to track and provide operational feedbackon planned technical solutions for messaging.

  • Provide guidance to appropriate Government personnel on the NRO messaging enterprise.

  • Interface with external IC and DoD Organizations to troubleshoot message delivery issues.

  • Provide an interface for Tier 3 Engineers and Tier 4 vendor communication.

  • Manage the Messaging COOP Program and coordinate and conduct recurring COOP testing.

  • Assist in development of site alternate route procedures and provide architecture changemodifications as required to address service interruptions.

  • Provide Plain Language Address (PIA), Functional Address Symbol (FAS) and SOCOMMAddress (SAD) baseline management.

  • Provide configuration management for Tri-Graph and Message Management Letter (MML)

  • Provide operational input and feedback for RFCs related to GED's Message Handling Program


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


2-5 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Due to the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client; all candidates must hold a TS/SCI with Polygraph.

Candidates must possess appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security certification. Security+ CE Certification preferred. In addition, must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification within six (6) months of Hire Date.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program

  • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)

  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework

  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one

  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day

  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays

  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field

  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation

  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do

  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT

  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world

  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is aand.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide.

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.



Job ID2018-43479

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time