Systems Administrator Expert

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Administration
Location
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ46057

Travel Required: None

The Systems Administrator position will apply expertise in the installation, configuration, operations, and maintenance of both Windows- and Linux-based architectures. The systems administrator will focus on improving the stability and performance of the platform, maintaining and improving the security posture of the domain, continuous monitoring of system health, and troubleshooting issues that arise. This individual is accountable for Windows, Linux, and application systems that support the infrastructure. Responsibilities on these systems include SA engineering, operations and maintenance, and research and development to ensure continual operation. The individual must be proficient in building, documenting, and providing tier 3 engineering support.

The position requires deep technical knowledge of systems, networks, and application security as well as a solid understanding of enterprise-level security frameworks, policies, processes, and standards. The candidate must have strong analytical skills for troubleshooting complex issues, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Key duties include maintaining operating systems, application support, integration, design, and assistance with additional duties as needed to support the team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide daily operational support for Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems and applications

Maintain the integrity and security of systems by monitoring security feeds and dashboards in support of Continuous Monitoring activities

Develop and maintain standards and procedures for applications across a complex computing infrastructure

Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation

Monitor application and operating system performance and analyze and document problems

Develop and oversee implementation of testing strategies and document the results

Leverage scripting and system automation tools

Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies

Research and recommend hardware and software, coordinate installation, and provide backup recovery

Interact with users and evaluate vendor products

Review problems to understand the root causes of issues and ensure implementation of proper fixes

Collaborate with system administrators, engineers, and the client to ensure proper integration of applications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and work experience

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Window Server versions 2008, 2012, 2016, and 2019

Demonstrated experience with PKI, certificate issuance, and CA configuration and maintenance

Demonstrated experience with Windows 10

Demonstrated experience with Windows Active Directory Architecture, GPOs, DNS, AD Replication

Demonstrated experience with VMware, vCenter, ESXi, etc.

Demonstrated experience with Atlassian Jira and SolarWinds

Demonstrated experience with SCCM, WDS, MS SQL server, Exchange, Sharepoint. Powershell, batch scripting

Demonstrated experience with SCOM and MIM

Demonstrated experience collaborating with other systems administrators, storage administrators, application developers, and network engineers to solve complex problems

DESIRED SKILLS

Demonstrated experience with Clonezilla and M-files

Demonstrated experience working with syslog applications such as Splunk

ITIL Foundations Certification a plus

Certifications relating to IT Security (CISSP, GIAC, Security+) a plus

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.