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Principal Cyber Systems Administrator in Fairfax at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 4/7/2018

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Job Description

Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains server configurations (hardware and software) to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Manages accounts, firewalls, and patches. Responsible for access control, passwords, and account creation and administration. Responsible for setting up and maintaining a system or specific components of a system (e.g. for example, installing, configuring, and updating hardware and software; establishing and managing user accounts; overseeing or conducting backup and recovery tasks; implementing operational and technical security controls; and adhering to organizational security policies and procedures).

Principal Cyber System Administrator

Install, configure, and maintain multiple vendor specific devices.

Ability to design, build, and maintain lab network and servers.

Expert in Linux and Windows.

Proficiency in OSX preferred.

Experience with VMWare virtualization software.

Efficiently facilitate and expedite the tracking, handling, and reporting of all security events and computer incidents in accordance with government procedures.

Work with other Team members to ensure an effective and efficient cyber incident management system for a DHS customers.

Responsible for implementing server configurations, operating systems, firewalls, patch management, and account management to protect the systems against threats and vulnerabilities.

Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.

Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.

Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.

Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.

Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.

Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

This position could be deployed in the field on-site at a DHS customer to support/perform incident response or cyber hunt activities if the need arises.

Additional Requirements:

This position could possibly be designated as critical to agency operations and may be required to be deployed as part of an Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) in conjunction with COOP deployment or emergency activation team.

Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation for continued employment

Certifications: One or more of the following Certification(s): None

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements

8-10 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

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. 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.



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