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Principal Systems Administrator - Azure Specialist in Washington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

The Senior Systems Administrator (Azure Specialist) role is vital for the End User Computing environment as well as overall IT Operations. The Senior Systems Administrator (Azure Specialist) is responsible for:

  • Has a considerable working knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform and its services
  • Supports migration to Azure and all associated testing efforts
  • Provides escalation support and expertise involving Azure Infrastructure or related issues
  • Provides cloud solutions knowledge and support in a large scale Federal IT Infrastructure Services environment with over 8,000 end users
  • Implements and administers active directory
  • Implements, administers and supports O365/Exchange
  • Supports the implementation and maintenance of VDI Solutions
  • Develops scripts for enterprise IT implementations in an environment with over 8,000 end users
  • Implements and support enterprise account maintenance services including setting up administrator and service accounts.
  • Provides expert level technical support in a multi service provider environment, working with all stakeholders to quickly identify root causes of IT issues and develop pragmatic solutions to maintain service levels
  • Serves as the Tier II/Tier III expert for the program interacting with engineers, technicians, service providers and product specialists
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

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

ii) Understanding of cloud computing technologies and emerging computing trends 

iii) Considerable knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Azure platform and its services

iv) Knowledge and understanding of security standards including FISMA and FedRAMP

v) Experience with ITSM tools (ServiceNow preferred)

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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.