Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


United States

REQ#: RQ57080

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

More About the Role:

  • Manage Windows Active directory accounts along with other software user accounts
  • Provide recommendations and fixes to technical problems in a cost-effective manner
  • Ensures continuous delivery of technical services through oversight of Service Level Agreements with End Users and monitoring of systems, programs and equipment performance
  • Automation of tasks using a combination of scripting and configuration management systems
  • Troubleshoot and perform break-fix tasks on all systems as necessary including servers, appliances and systems
  • Innovative critical and creative thinking to evaluate and solve issues
  • Evaluate server load and work with technical lead to implement tuning recommendations
  • Support server maintenance and special projects
  • Perform operating system software updates/upgrades
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers, both physical and virtual, and configure services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project / operational requirements
  • Manage software installation and patches for various platforms
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Create, maintain, and update documentation for standard operating procedures and disaster recovery

    You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Windows system administrator in a professional environment
  • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Infrastructure technologies - Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows server 2012-16, LDAP, Active Directory, Group Policy, Configuration Management, WSUS, SQP, Bit Locker
  • Familiarization using PowerShell for system administration, automation and client configuration
  • Experience implementing security standards in a fast paced operational environment
  • Ability to work independently or under only general supervision
  • Strong customer service and technical writing skills
  • Oral communication skills, including the ability to give formal presentations to different audiences
  • Experience troubleshooting computer and network issues, developing or improving configuration management processes and procedures, and implementing these processes and procedures
  • Ability to work with system owners and developers to engage in joint project planning, execution and documentation
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals and limited basic understanding of Linux
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to support after hours operations as required
  • Experience with sponsor enterprise/mission network operations and policies
  • May require after hours support for system upgrades, etc
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.