Lead Technician, Systems - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)


  full-time   employee

Joint Base Elmendorf Richardso
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 approximately 50% 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.   This position will require deployment for which a government evaluation of your medical condition is required.


Participates in special projects as required.


Shift work, on call duty and deployment to national and international locations 25% of the time is required. Candidate should possess a current SECRET clearance (PR within the last 5 years) with the ability to obtain a Special Access Program clearance. Candidate should also meet USAF medical requirements for deployment.


Experience: 3-5 years experience with preference for a BS degree; 5-8 years of directly related experience supporting information systems operations is required.


- Oracle Database Administration

- Shell Scripting

- 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


UNIX operating system experience desired but not required


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


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.


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


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


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.


CompTIA Security+ or higher required.


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.


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