Systems Administratorn Sr.

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
Reston, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Servers

Customer Service

Software Installations

System Backups

Systems Administration

REQ#: RQ145521
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description
    Maintains an organization's computer systems' workflows and is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, including fixing network issues along with updating equipment and software

    Provide technical support in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures

    Troubleshoots moderately complex system hardware and software issues

    Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software

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

    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 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

    May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

    May serve as a team or task lead

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Technical Training, Certification(s) or Degree, 3+ years of experience
  • Job Description

    Systems Administrator Senior

    Transform technology into opportunity as a Systems Administrator Senior with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

    At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrator Senior joining our team to:

    Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers.

    Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space.

    Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

    Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery.

    Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

    Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field.

    General knowledge of other related disciplines.

    Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

    Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.

    Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

    Works under very general direction.

    Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work may be reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

    Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.

    Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

    • 6+ years of experience diagnosing/debugging faults in complex online services
    • Demonstrated ability to lead teams while performing on-shift individual contributor work 
    • Hold active TS/SCI security clearance with a full-scope polygraph fully adjudicated by the designated agency.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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

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.