General Dynamics Information Technology Cloud Administrator in Springfield, Virginia

Job Description

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

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

  2. Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.

  3. Sets up administrator and service accounts.

  4. Maintains system documentation

  5. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

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

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

  8. May program in an administrative language.

  9. Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

  10. Provides advice and training to end-users.

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

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Description:

GDIT has a position for a Cloud Administrator supporting an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. In this position, you will interact with a variety of DoD Activities. A system administrator level of understanding of Windows and/or Linux environments is essential. A strong understanding of network technologies, such as DNS, NTP, SMTP, and AD is a plus. A willingness to learn Cloud methodologies will be required.

Primary responsibilities will include daily interaction with teammates, O&M maintenance, customer interaction and project work. To see more detailed descriptions, see below:

Daily interaction with teammates:

  • Emergency break/fix of Cloud services such as NTP, SMTP, Chef, Bastion, ACL, SG, Routes, etc.

  • Monitoring job queue via Remedy, Shared mailboxes, jabber, phone, etc.

  • Elevate unresolved issues to Sr. engineers in a timely manner

  • Attend weekly and other status meetings

O&M maintenance schedule:

  • Login to AWS console and review cloud trail logs, flow logs, and events

  • Patching of cloud based services such as NTP, SMTP, Chef, Bastion services, etc.

  • Accurately reporting completed work

  • Write/update technical documentation such as SOP, user manuals, system documentation and training materials

Customer Interaction:

  • Emergency break/fix of Cloud services such as NTP, SMTP, Chef, Bastion, ACL, SG, Routes, etc.

  • Troubleshoot problems and provides customer support

  • Monitoring job queue via Remedy, Shared mailboxes, jabber, phone, etc.

  • Passing unresolved issues to Sr. engineers in a timely manner

  • Login to AWS console and walk-thru access control lists, security groups and routes

Project Work:

  • Participates in the design and deployment of software and services

  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis

Prepares comprehensive test plans and conducts tests.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 Year Linux/Windows systems administration

  • Basic understanding of Network technologies such as NTP, SMTP, DNS, and AD

  • Basic understanding of Powershell, Ruby or Bash

  • Basic understanding of Cloud methodologies such as configuration management, automation, continuous integration and continuous development

Desired

  • AWS Experience using EC2, S3, VPC, and IAM

  • DevOps mindset: Chef, Packer, CI-CD

  • ICD-503 knowledge

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work on Linux and Windows environments

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, nationalorigin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID2018-44500

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time