Principal Systems Technician - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Langley Afb
United States

Provides installation, maintenance and troubleshooting support of information systems applications and related peripheral hardware.

1. Monitors and responds to hardware and software problems utilizing a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques in support of F-22 IMIS.

2. Installs and configures applications software and related hardware (such as desktops, servers, and related peripherals like printers, scanners, drives, monitors and video teleconferencing hardware).

3. Provides software and system troubleshooting and support.

4. Provides technical support and training to end-users.

5. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.

6. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

7. Participates in special projects as required.


In addition:

- System backup and recovery

- Potential for substantial travel.  Company paid with per diem.

- Ability to lift 40lbs, for example; computer equipment

- Ability to attend and lead meetings with ranking military and contract personnel.

- Strong customer service and mission focused.

- Adequate medical health for deploying to austere locations where specialized medications or treatments may not be available.




8-10 years of directly related experience supporting information systems operations.


- UNIX operating system experience required

- Oracle Database Administration or related database experience required 

- Ethernet/IP networking required

- Shell Scripting experience desired

- Understanding and using ZFS.

- Self Motivated

- Strong problem solving and critical thinking.

- Strong verbal and written communication.

- Detail oriented.

- Windows System Administration helpful but not necessary.


System Administrators support the 22/7 operation of the IMIS hardware and software at seven F-22 Raptor locations across the Air Force. This work may be on a standard work day schedule or on-call based on the needs of each base. 


Shift work and deployment to national and international locations is required.


Requirement: Current SECRET security clearance (PR within the last 5 years) with the ability

to obtain a Special Access Program clearance. 


Potential for worldwide deployment to an austere location, on short notice, for an undetermined time period.


Wearing of Mission-Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) gear and Individual Protective Equipment (IPE—helmet, flak vest, etc.) when directed during deployments and exercises.


Medical, Dental, Immunization, and/or Psychological assessment reference HR-PRO-700E, International Assignment - Medical Assessment, Fitness for Duty.


Work hours consisting of more than 8 hours and different shifts, both when deployed or participating in exercises.


Shall maintain medical and physical fitness sufficient to endure rigors of deployment in support of a military operation.


Shall meet training requirements equivalent to military members prior to deployments and training exercises.



For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


BS/BA Preferred.  Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


Current CompTIA Security+CE or higher is required.