Sr Windows System Administrator - Falls Church, VA - Secret - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Falls Church
United States

GDIT has an opportunity for an experienced Windows System Administrator working with a large line of business within GDIT that is currently supporting multiple contracts for the government in the DC Metro area. We are seeking energetic, talented individuals that have a desire to help transform customer requirements supporting the mission critical IT service for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA).


The experienced Windows System Administrator will perform and lead team regarding system administrative duties in support of PFPA Security Integration and Technology Support (PSITS) operations including:


  1. Lead and participate in execution of the operations and management of a group of Windows Operating Systems: Servers (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016) and Workstations (Windows 7 and 10) on both PFPA’s Life Safety Backbone (LSB) and Joint Service Provider hosted locations.
  2. Perform Active Directory Services administration and management to include design, cleanup and routine maintenance and configuration. 
  3. Develop or lead oversight of update, documentation and management of GPOs across complex multiple domain, network environment 
  4. Manage, monitor and respond to alerting for systems and services maintained 
  5. Implement patches and upgrades to ensure server and workstation environment in compliance with DoD STIG and Information Assurance regulations.
  6. Support implementation of Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  7. Lead or provide oversight to automation of system management and monitoring using SCCM and SCOM
  8. Support some Linux systems and scripting.
  9. Participate in System Administration On Call rotational support roster
  10. Lead and manage oversight of troubleshooting and tiger team resolution of operational issues
  11. Assist in leading documentation and adherence of operational execution in compliance with program and customer change and configuration management processes and procedures
  12. Lead or support team in establishing standard operations and maintenance activities and procedures
  13. Coordinate, monitor and provide status updates for day to day operational concerns to customers and program stakeholders
  14. Provide tasking and direction to other operational team members in line with Program and Operational leadership and guidance



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



Must meet DoD 8570 IAT II compliance included Security Plus with CE enrolled certification plus

A combination of experience and strong competence/familiarity in the following areas:

Experience supporting MS Active Directory services

Experience supporting MS Server 2012R2

Experience with Linux

Experience with scripting

Experience raising the functional level of a domain to 2012R2

Experience developing and applying AD GPOs in a DoD environment

Experience implementing RBAC in a Windows environment

Experience automating system management and monitoring using SCCM

Experience implementing and supporting enterprise disaster recovery solutions in a virtual environment

Experience patching Windows systems in a DoD environment




MCSE Server Infrastructure (2012)

Experience automating system administration tasks using Windows PowerShell

Experience deploying and supporting SCCM2012R2

Experience consolidating disparate domains

Experience supporting MS SQL Server 2008, 2012, or 2014

Contract: PFPA

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.



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.