Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
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.
Our federal customer offers an opportunity for talented, motivated individuals to support systems used at the highest levels of the executive government. The ideal candidates will be motivated, self-starters with great communications skills.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Help maintain and design enterprise instant messaging solutions using Microsoft Skype.
Perform regular checks and conduct troubleshooting as necessary on Microsoft Skype servers.
Review Skype logs on a regular basis to ensure system health and pro-actively identify errors.
Conduct regular maintenance across Skype servers to include patching, upgrades, and performance monitoring and improvement.
Develop and maintain high availability and disaster recovery scenarios for Skype servers and functionality.
Integrate Skype with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) and Single-Sign On (On) authentication solutions.
Individual should possess in depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience with Microsoft Skype or with a similar instant messaging product.
The systems administrator s primary responsibilities: Skype server maintenance for over 10,000 users; messaging architecture & troubleshooting; and Skype integration with Active Directory and Single-Sign On authentication solutions.
Individual will deploy, configure, and operate Skype as an enterprise solution. Also, individual will participate in the research, evaluation, selection, design, and implementation strategy of a competing product solution as the computing environment needs grow with the goal to stay modernized.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Experience deploying, configuring, and operating Microsoft Skype as an enterprise solution.
Experience with Lync, o365, Microsoft Teams or Skype
Familiarity using ADFS, SSO, and identity management to authenticate users in a bastion environment scenario.
Familiarity with leveraging F5 BigIP load balancing solutions a plus.
BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred.
Position requires one to five years of relevant experience supporting projects of similar size, scope and complexity.
Relevant experience can be substituted for education.
Position requires an active TS
The ideal candidates will be motivated, self-starters with great communications skills.
Provide technical support to end users for software and/or hardware issues. Troubleshoot and resolve training, networking and software issues. As needed, schedule and administer data conversion programs. Serve as technical and functional training expert.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this position is mostly telework. Post pandemic this position will be mostly onsite with the option for some telework.
Minimum 1 year experience required.
DoD 8140 compliance required.
Experience can be substituted for education.
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.
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.