General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Systems Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.

  • Performs Tier I to III sysadmin duties as needed with on-call support to a MS Windows Domain to include, but not limited to: GPO, DHCP, DNS, MS Exchange, SCCM, Backups, account management.

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.

  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.

  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.

  • Maintains system documentation

  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • May program in an administrative language.

  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

  • Provides advice and training to end-users.

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education

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

Qualifications

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

  • Provides a total system perspective including a technical understanding of relationships; dependencies; and requirements of hardware and software components.

  • Knowledgeable in life-cycle support including maintenance; administration and management; confguration management

  • Creates; drafts; and views program documentation; and participates in system and program reviews.

  • Participates in formal and informal reviews to determine quality.

  • Must be able to track project studies; plans; action items; etc.

  • Ensures coordination and information flow between all programs and within the organization.

  • IAT 2 or higher; CNDSP Infrastructure Support - 8570 Certification requirement

Required Skills:

  • The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong work ethic.

  • He/she must be able to provide a total system perspective including a technical understanding of relationships; dependencies; and requirements of hardware and software components.

  • Be knowledgeable in life-cycle support including maintenance; administration and management.

  • Creates; drafts; and views program documentation; and participates in system and program reviews.

  • Participates in formal and informal reviews to determine quality.

  • Must be able to track project studies; plans; action items; etc.

  • Ensures coordination and information flow between all programs and within the organization.

Must possess appropriate current DOD Information Assurance (IA) certification to be considered for employment; i.e., CompTIA Security+CE, or CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security+CE is the preferred certification. In addition must attain the required DOD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) certification within six (6) months of hire date.

As part of your role/function on the program, you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties, you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring, and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

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

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

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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.

Job ID2018-41758

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time