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Senior Principal Administrator - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required in Chantilly at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chantilly
  • Job Type:
    Admin - Clerical
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-41207

Job Description

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • May program in an administrative language.
  • Oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Serves as a technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

10-15 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Position Requirements:

  • ITIL V3 Foundations
  • Extensive Widows and Networking background
  • Ability to multitask
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work independently will minimal direction
  • Good Interpersonal skills and organizational skills required
  • Identifies trends and potential Problem sources (by reviewing Incident and Problem analysis)
  • Prevents the replication of Problems across multiple systems
  • Reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of the Problem control process
  • Monitors the effectiveness of error control and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Maintains inventory of problems under analysis and their current progress and status
  • Follows up issues and progress with problem owners where necessary
  • Produces Problem Management reports and management information
  • Coordinates meetings to resolve problems
  • Prevents recurrence of issues by identifying root cause and implementing fix
  • Work with all internal technical teams, Service Management and external stakeholders like customer and 3rd party
  • Drive all problems towards root cause identification and permanent fix

Desired: Current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either CompTIA Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE is the preferred certification. In addition must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification prior to Hire Date.

Because of the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client; all candidates must hold a TS/SCI Poly.

As part of your role/function on the program; you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties; you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring; and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • 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.

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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.



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