Windows Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Wiesbaden, Germany
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows Environment

System Administration

REQ#: RQ145120
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Windows System Administrator (Shift) to support 24/7/365 operations in Wiesbaden, Germany supporting U.S. Army Europe as a member of our EMITS Program Team.

This position is part of a shift work schedule which includes coverage on nights, weekends, and holidays.


The Systems Administrator will be responsible for maintaining an enterprise Microsoft Windows environment, including sustaining Active Directory, Exchange, Windows Certificate Authority, DNS, and other applications. The Systems Administrator will also be tasked with the scheduling and conducting of weekly, monthly or quarterly preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS).  The Administrator will provide status and reporting while working with Tier III engineers.  Qualified candidates must demonstrate an advanced understanding of various technologies and applications consistent with a virtualized Windows server environment.


Additional Duties

  • Provide routine technical support in the management of software, hardware, and application configurations.

  • Troubleshoots system hardware and software issues

  • Performs basic software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages

  • Performs DoD STIG’s to servers, services, and applications

  • Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels

  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions

  • Ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations

  • Conducts basic hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines

  • Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users

  • May evaluate existing systems and assist with planning long-term strategies

  • Documentation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP)



  • Active Secret Level Security Clearance

  • BA/BS or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Must be able to obtain a German TESA

  • Successful candidates should also have a fundamental knowledge of networking fundamentals and basic Linux administration.

  • Experience managing systems in a virtual environment is a must.


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

#DefenseOCONUS #GDITArmy

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

2 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.