Senior Systems Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph in Aurora at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Aurora
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-46788

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.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Monitor system logs and activities. 
  • Assist with security audit and compliance tasks.
  • Implement network configurations for thin client hosts
  • Deploy, harden, and administer multi-domain printers.
  • Assist engineering with testing and implementation of upgrades.

Job Requirements

5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of SCCM and other remote management tools
  • Experience with thin client set-up and Active Direct
  • Working experience with Redhat Linux 5.5 or newer
  • Ability to resolve issues associated with system configuration management, resource sharing and basic networking concepts
  • Ability to train users in applications and operating system fundamentals
  • Ability to work closely with upper management and act as a liaison; make presentations to customers, client audiences, or professional peers
  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of Linux thin clients hosting Windows VDI
  • May program in BASH or Powershell

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

Candidate must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment, either CompTIA Security+CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), OR CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE is the preferred certification. However, if the candidate does not have the current required certification, the candidate must successfully attain the required DoD 8570 Information Assurance (IA) Baseline certification within thirty (30) days after their first day of work; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security certification. In addition, candidate must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification within ninety (90) days of their first day of work. After thirty (30) days of the candidate’s first day of work, failure to attain the required IA Baseline certification coupled with the computing environment mentioned may result in your employment ending with or without notice.

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.

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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