Windows/VMware Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience.
Has previously installed, configured, operated and maintained hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system within a VMware ESXi production environment
Can demonstrate Windows server troubleshooting skills in an internetworked Enterprise environment
Has previously installed and configured VMWare virtual machines in a production environment
Familiarity and has worked with vCenter 5.5 or higher
Has experience with hardening operating systems and bringing them into STIG-compliance
Experience working on a modern virtualized network
Experience working in a classified environment
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Familiarity with NetApp storage environments
Familiar with and knowledgeable in administering Red Hat Linux
Familiar and knowledgeable in maintaining web-based applications in a Tomcat environment
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Windows/VMware Systems Administrator. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The Windows/VMware Systems Administrator will be responsible for installing, operating and maintaining a heterogeneous environment consisting of servers running Windows, VMware ESXi, and RedHat Linux. The servers are used to host web applications, and include Apache, Tomcat, and Oracle. Network devices include routers, firewalls, switches, load balancers, and network attached storage. A full suite of FISMA compliant security and management applications are also included.
Install, configure and update hardware and software
Operate and maintain all integrated systems to support mission operations
Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions
Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets
Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls
Respond to management system alerts
Deploy monthly security patches and updates
Respond to after-hours trouble calls
Support annual FISMA and NIST security requirements
Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission
Become familiar with other team responsibilities to enable acting as backup/augmentation as required
Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran