System Administrator in Ft Riley at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ft Riley
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-43020

Job Description

System Administrator / Field Engineer

Contract: Worldwide Systems Field Software Support

System: DCGS-A Mobile

Location: Fort Riley, KS

GENERAL SUMMARY:

GDIT is seeking candidates to support the US Army’s Communications-Electronics Command’s (CECOM) Software Engineering Center’s (SEC) vision to maintain a trusted high performing team who lives the Army values and delivers software to enable the Expeditionary Army while supporting the SEC mission of ensuring operational readiness by developing, providing, integrating and maintaining Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR), Logistics and Business software.

GDIT support to the SEC covers a wide range of garrison, exercise, combat operations and contingencies to the users of strategic and tactical command, control, communication, and computer (C4), business, and logistics management systems.

GDIT support will be provided to the various functional areas within the CECOM SEC to include Regional Field Support, Operations Center, and world-wide Customer Support Center offices established by SEC Field Support Division (FSD).

Candidates will:

  • Provide technical advice and guidance on installation, adaptation, configuration and/or enhancement of company technical products, programs and systems.
  • Provides expertise for resolving technical problems.
  • Modifies products, programs and systems to customer requirements.
  • Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects.
  • Provides end-user training.
  • Performs various tests and documents results.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced engineers and technicians.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

 

DCGS-A Mobile Field Engineer Requirements / Skill Sets

  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Military Intelligence systems installation, configuration, deployment, functionality, and testing; adept at providing written and updated technical system documentation, procedures and training materials.
  • Provides Subject Matter Expert (SME) guidance in the analysis of user needs to determine procedural requirements with the customization, maintenance, and installation of ESXi/VMWare, Microsoft Windows Server and Red Hat Linux operating systems, software patching, and upgrading.
  • Verifies appropriate LDAP configuration & procedures to maintain operator accounts and resolve any operator account related issues.
  • Provides guidance on system testing and the implementation of backup and disaster recovery procedures of Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Monitors the installation, maintenance, and configuration of DNS Servers & the host configuration.
  • Ensures requirements such as daily performance checks on DCGS-A applications, tools, and logs for serviceability are conducted.
  • Monitors the configuration and efficiency of Safemove data replication.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of client & server software interaction including web-based application design, support, and integration.
  • Understands Information Assurance (IA) methodology principles and assists IA staff with all documentation required for accreditation, etc.
  • Maintains compliance with the standards of fitness requirement at all times throughout the period of performance of the task order.
  • Be able to deploy to hazardous duty locations
  • Provides technical advice and guidance on installation, adaptation, configuration and/or enhancement of company technical products, programs and systems.
  • Provides expertise for resolving technical problems.
  • Modifies products, programs and systems to customer requirements.
  • Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects.
  • Provides end-user training.
  • Performs various tests and documents results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

Certification(s):

  • All applicants must possess a current Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification is required
    • Required Security Environment Certification:
      • CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent
    • Minimum Computing Environment (CE) Certification:
      • DCGS or industry accepted certification required within six months of hire
    • Preferred CE:
      • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or
      • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA), or
      • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)(Server) 70-642 or 70-643  

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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