Systems Administrator Sr Adv - Military veterans preferred

2019-04-17
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Arlington
Virginia
United States

Responsible for the day to day operations of the Windows operating environment.

  • Manage server backups and remediation of system vulnerabilities to include STIG compliance
  • Maintain the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts
  • Maintain system documentation
  • Interact with users and evaluates vendor products
  • Analyze requirements for deployment of new desktop applications
  • Create deployment plans and automation processes for new applications
  • Desktop Image creation and validation using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Maintain updated drive packs for various hardware vendors including Dell and HP
  • Oversee implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results
  • Provide advice and training to end-users and help desk personnel
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
  • Participate in special projects as required
  • Self-starter and ability to work tasks with little supervision or assistance
  • Proactively identify issues and resolve and make suggestions for improvements to the environment
  • Troubleshoot issues to resolution with customer impacting issues being priority and worked on until completion
  • Monthly maintenance work required, as well as after-hours support for customer impacting issues, as required with little to no advanced notice

Qualifications:

 

  • Extensive knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance
  • Hands-on experience managing Windows Active Directory Services
  • Demonstrated experience with WSUS and preferred experience with System Center Configuration Manager for patch management
  • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining
  • Hands-on experience supporting additional Microsoft products (Office, Project, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in utilization of Remedy
  • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications
  • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, taclanes, etc.) and infrastructure -Demonstrated experience with applying STIGs to systems, applications and components and troubleshooting STIG related issues

This position requires a minimum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. 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.

 

A minimum of a IAT Level II (DoD 8570.1M) certification is required (i.e. GIAC Security Essentials - GSEC; CompTIA Security+ CE; Security Certified Network Professional - SCNP; Systems Security Certified Practitioner - SSCP)

 
 

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.

Education:

Bachelor's in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field and 10 years of demonstrated experience or a Master's degree and 8 years of relevant experience.  Additional years of experience may be substitued for the degree requirements.