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Sr System Administrator - Secret clearance required

Location
Chantilly, Virginia
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022
Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking qualified candidates for Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support (MTCCS) program. GDIT delivers individual sustainment through collective Mission Command training, Leadership Training / Development, Warfighter Functions (WFF) training, Delta Training, First Person Simulations (Gaming), and constructive simulations supported training. Technical integration between simulation and C4I systems. Establish /maintain training and exercise networks. Accomplish Risk Management Framework Certification and Accreditation security and risk management activities.

The MTCCS Sr. System Administrator role works to assure smooth operation of the Mission Training Center (MTC) Data Center and related areas that fall under the training network architecture. This role will assist in planning deployment, installation, administration, and maintenance of all systems, including servers, storage & render hardware, backup systems and other complex systems that provide foundational services for the MTC. This position will also monitor computer systems availability, performance, and security, and install, configure, and perform routine maintenance to systems software, hardware, and related applications systems. The Sr. System Administrator role will provide detailed analysis, design, implementation, and support for LAN/WAN and VoIP systems, VMware environment, and simulation system solutions. The incumbent will also be responsible for end user support with emphasis on supporting server-side components such as Antivirus Server Administration, Enterprise mobility management, Software and OS Patch Deployment. The Sr. System Administrator will collaborate with other technology teams and support staff to address challenges, help to plan projects throughout the year, and to identify long-term technical goals.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Acquire and maintain advanced knowledge of the Communications Room and Data Center, including all devices, servers, storage nodes/clusters, render hardware, etc.

Manage, architect, and oversee all aspects of the training network computing environment. This includes network infrastructure, servers, enterprise applications, audio video systems and all specialty simulation systems and devices located onsite.

Assist in execution of installation projects, including large replacements/expansions of equipment.

Install, configure, manage, and maintain operating system workstations and servers in support of training requirements.

Install, configure, and document computer systems software, hardware, and related applications systems (serial numbers, models, software version, and custom configurations).

Add and remove systems software and installs hardware according to established procedures.

Perform routine maintenance of hardware and software in conformance with established procedures.

Monitor, update, and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels.

Monitor availability, performance and security of computer systems software including operating and network systems and utilities, servers and other hardware and related application systems.

Implement corrective actions to resolve any issues found.

Coordinate activities related to infrastructure and database, involving the definition, development, and maintenance of procedures.

Participate in systems planning, design and development and systems hardware and software projects.

Work with team members to schedule and perform necessary maintenance, upgrades and troubleshooting of all supported systems.

Determine and develop architectural approaches and solutions.

Conduct routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established university standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

Perform regular network scans looking for non-compliant devices and applications, report to IT leadership to mitigate.

Support backup, disaster recovery, and archive processes for critical data.

Respond to intermediate and advanced technical and workstation support requests from users and technical staff.

Desirable Skills / Experience:

2-5 years of proven Systems Administrator, Window Administrator or Systems Analyst experience in several different work environments.

Linux server administration, backup storage solutions, and systems monitoring.

Implementation and management of VMWare clusters, storage area networks (SAN).

Knowledge in designing and implementing scalable solutions for secure networks.

Knowledge of and experience working with Windows server & client operating systems, Active Directory.

Knowledge of virtualization concepts and experience with VMware.

Excellent troubleshooting skills in computer software, hardware, and network systems.

Strong interpersonal skills - must be able to work effectively as part of a team and foster team cooperation.

Education Required:

BS/B in computer science, information systems, engineering, or related field with concentration in computer-based technology.

Equivalent experience in the related field of 6-8 years

Required DoD 8570 Baseline Certification as IAT II or above

Required Security + CE Certification

Security Clearance:

Clearance: SECRET

Desired Attributes:

Competency - Possesses thorough working knowledge of own discipline and is acquainted with other disciplines. Conducts advanced assignments under guidance of more experienced personnel.

Responsibility - Fully competent in standard techniques, procedures and criteria used in carrying out a sequence of tasks. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of job duties applying new information and concepts. May have responsibility for planning and executing project s and regular workload.

Problem Solving - Assists in developing recommendations for more difficult and complex issues. Presents recommendations and builds on ideas of others. May serve as lead on projects.

Teaming - Works effectively with other disciplines and departments. Provides assistance or supervision to less experienced employees. Takes an active part in team meetings and decisions.

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 673977101-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: GENERAL DYNAMICS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent