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IT System Administrator - TS/SCI with poly required in Springfield at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Supports/Administers/Configures a network environment such as servers, routers, switches, circuits, firewalls, wireless, intrusion prevention devices,
  • Able to implement/support/monitor/troubleshoot/rectify network issues on a physical and/ or virtual network a they
  • Possesses an understanding on how to manage group policies, local security policies, and government standards for: Creating, modifying, and removing user accounts
  • Manages the functionalities and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating
  • Reports status and discrepancies as they are observed in system performance in a clear, concise and complete manner,
  • Analyzes, interprets and refines IT related requests to assure understanding of assignment(s)
  • Collaborates with the E2 team when additional information is needed to perform root cause analysis.
  • Supports the E2 team with the validation and verification of new software builds during installs, assists with troubleshooting and documenting on the spot fixes to remedy issues post
  • Using a solution-oriented approach, suggest and champion system enhancements and/or workarounds to the factory baseline to improve system reliability and
  • Will be required to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid
  • Performs daily system monitoring to maintain a high state of
  • Write and/or review system Operational Procedures and system documentation. Change to Support the review and updating of Program operational procedures, as required

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, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

12. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

13. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

14. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

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

  • Five (5) years of hands on experience with on one or more of the following Linux, UNIX, Oracle, EMC, F5, or Cisco, FPGA
  • Certifications (Vendor Training, CCNA, Security+, Network+, or A+) - with hands on technical system expertise in:
    • Red Hat Linux
    • Splunk
    • SQL
    • CISCO
    • Symmetricom
    • Trunking and VLANs
    • System debugging and backup
    • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of satellite communications
  • Able to analyze and apply problem solving skills to identify, resolve, or escalate a diverse range of system impacting
  • Understands how domains interrelate with other components within a closed and enterprise networking environment
  • Understanding of routing and switching
  • Advanced experience with troubleshooting cross domain
  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance providing excellent customer service at all times, to include maintaining a good work ethic and assisting other team members as needed.
  • Understanding of configuration management practices
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of a team
  • Practices creative thinking and ideation to advance Program performance
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with non-technical and technical
  • Ability to work effectively with a range of individuals including non-technical and technical members
  • Able to work individually or collaboratively as part of a high-performing team
  • Work may entail a modified shift position 6-6 or 10-10. 

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • 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 a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

 

ABOUT:

General Dynamics Information Technology solves our customers’ challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

 

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