General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Systems Analyst in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

  • Install and maintain various applications on RHEL machines including: Weblogic, OBIEE, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Artifactory, Bitbucket, and custom applications.

  • Plan, Implement, and maintain both Windows and Linux domain based infrastructure. (low priority)

  • Support various Oracle middleware products including: OBIEE, Weblogic, and IDM.

  • Administer all WebLogic servers, domains, clusters in all environments: Production and non-Production environments.

  • Work closely with vendors, and other teams to ensure timely completion of issues that arise.

  • Write and update scripts in order to automate process, such as startup, shutdown, autodelete, revert changes, etc..

  • Update Unix OS patches and Windows updates to ensured compliance with STIG requirements.

  • As needed support on weekends and odd hours to ensure little to no disruption of local and operational systems during scheduled maintenance and outages

  • Use Remedy and Jira to track and resolve tickets efficiently.

  • Create and maintain baselines, guides, and other documentation.

  • Deployed various applications in Domain and Clustered environments.

  • Troubleshoot issues during upgrades prior to releasing to production in order to ensure minimal server downtime.

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.

  • Operate consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.

  • Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.

  • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.

  • Maintain logs related to system functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.

  • Tested patches and kernel updates to ensure organization operational availability was not affected.

  • Configured hostnames, DHCP, DNS and static IP’s

  • Pushed security patches, kernel updates, and misc. software patches.


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


  • 5-8 years of directly related computer systems analysis and/or programming experience

  • Familiarization with Linux/RHEL 5/6/7

  • Ability to navigate within a Linux file structure using the terminal.

  • Proficient in VIM or similar tools

  • Able to identify processes that can be automated and scripted for better task management.

  • Scripting in Bash/Python

Nice to Have Experience:

  • Administration of: Jira, Confluence, Crowd

  • Administration of: Jenkins, Artifactory, Bitbucket

  • Understanding of WebLogic .

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.

Requisition ID2018-43923

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Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelNone

Full/Part TimeFull Time