General Dynamics Information Technology DPOC Systems Administrator in Langley AFB, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret w/SCI eligibility

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI


Agency Specific

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

Join the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. We are seeking a Systems Administrator to join the DCGS Operations Center (DPOC) program at Langley AFB, VA.

The Systems Administrator supports the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DPOC). The Administrator support servers, workstations and databases physically located at both DPOC sites. Operating systems for these machines are a mix of Windows and Solaris. The servers are spread across three different classification levels and host various applications used by DPOC personnel such as network monitoring tools, ATM and router management applications and Network Information Services (NIS). There are also numerous remote sites which require access to data made available via the DPOC. At each of these locations there are dual-logging servers maintained on each classification level in order to support auditing of network access activities from the site for security purposes.

The Administrator:

  • Ensures overall integration and upkeep of all wide area network and enterprise management services to include all servers, workstations, and access accounting functions inherent to network access on the DCGS architecture

  • Manages mission data distribution servers providing rapid file transfer across the WAN and to external customers

  • Manages enterprise IT services such as LDAP, NTP, DNS, and HBSS

  • Administers a host of unique systems and services specific to AF DCGS weapon system

  • Provides Network management of computer systems within the DPOC-East and West

  • Integrates new projects into the DPOC (management architecture) and the DPA

  • Manages User Account management, Group, and Home Directory maintenance for Unix and NT workstations and servers, user/group policies/rights for DPOC and DPA enterprise level

  • Analyzes and resolves problems associated with UNIX and NT workstation and server hardware, operating systems, and applications software

  • Installs, configures and maintains Unix/NT operating systems, to include operating system patches, service packs, and application software patches and maintenance of database software licenses

  • Tracks and maintains all system authentication and accreditation dates for DPOC systems

  • Maintains the security and integrity of databases (i.e. Oracle and others)

  • Installs, configure and maintain Solaris and Windows and other operating systems, to include network services, operating system patches, application software patches

  • Performs user account, group, and home directory maintenance for Unix and Windows workstations and servers, coordinating with DCGS Network Security (IA) as required

  • Analyzes, develops, tests, and modifies hardware and software solutions to meet the DPOC management and DPA systems analysis and/or systems integration requirements

  • Reviews and provides system engineering (ECP) input to documentation AF DCGS Configuration Control Board (CCB) within seven (7) days of receipt

  • Reviews integration and operational products for correctness, adherence to the design concept and user standards, and progress IAW established IT and government standards

  • Defines system objectives and prepares system design specifications to meet DPA and government requirements and to satisfy interface problems

  • Develops scripts to improve synchronization of data between DPOC East and DPOC West

  • Works directly with and supports 480 ISR WG Network Engineers and provides technical solutions and expertise for DCGS-wide system engineering efforts

  • Develops implementation and test plans for migrating CCB-approved software and hardware changes into operational DPOC environment

  • Supports DPOC Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to identify/resolve security related issues

  • Prepares computer systems and provides support for DPOC certification and accreditation

  • Provides input in support of the Monthly Status Report (MSR) detailing accomplishments and issues in performance of tasks. Required

  • 2+ Years of network and system administration experience with Windows, Linux, UNIX or Solaris systems

  • Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)

  • Certifications: Applicable Operating System certifications and CompTIA Security+ Shift Work Required


  • VMWare experience

  • BS or equivalent + 2 yrs related experience, or MS + 0 yrs experience

  • Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA A+, Sun Certified Systems Administrator (SCSA)




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T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Langley AFB - Langley AFB (VAC065)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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