Senior Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Beale AFB, California

REQ#: RQ129739

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Join our technology leading team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. GDIT is seeking an enthusiastic Systems Administrator seeking to expand his/her experience in the IT field by joining our team in support of the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission of the Airforce at Beale AFB, CA.

The Systems Administration team supports the Air Forces’ Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DOC). Specifically, you will be directly supporting the systems and servers and workstations and databases across a global enterprise. Operating systems for these systems are a mix of Windows, Linux, Unix, and Virtual environments.

The Senior Systems Administrator:

  • Ensures overall integration and upkeep of all wide area network and enterprise management services to include all servers, workstations, and access accounting functions inherent to network access on the DCGS architecture
  • Manages mission data distribution servers providing rapid file transfer across the WAN and to external customers
  • Manages enterprise IT services such as LDAP, NTP, DNS, and HBSS
  • Administers a host of unique systems and services specific to AF DCGS weapon system
  • Provides Network management of computer systems within the DOC-East and West
  • Integrates new projects into the DOC (management architecture) and the DPA
  • Install, configure, analyze, develop, test, modify and maintain solutions for operating systems, hardware, and application software to meet enterprise management and DPA systems analysis and/or integrations requirements IAW established IT and government standards (e.g. network services, operating system patches, application software patches, and maintenance of software licenses)
  • Tracks and maintains all system authentication and accreditation dates for DOC systems
  • Maintains the security and integrity of databases (i.e. Oracle and others)
  • Performs user account, group, and home directory maintenance for Unix and Windows workstations and servers, coordinating with DCGS Network Security (IA) as required
  • Analyzes, develops, tests, and modifies hardware and software solutions to meet the DOC management and DPA systems analysis and/or systems integration requirements
  • Reviews and provides system engineering change proposal (ECP) input to integration documentation
  • Reviews integration and operational products for correctness, adherence to the design concept and user standards, and progress IAW established IT and government standards
  • Defines system objectives and prepares system design specifications to meet DPA and government requirements and to satisfy interface problems
  • Develops scripts to improve synchronization of data between DOC East and DOC West
  • Works directly with and supports 480 ISR WG Network Engineers and provides technical solutions and expertise for DCGS-wide system engineering efforts
  • Supports DOC Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to identify/resolve security related issues
  • Prepares computer systems and provides support for DOC certification and accreditation
  • Provides input in support of the Monthly Status Report (MSR) detailing accomplishments and issues in performance of tasks.


  • Minimum of seven (7) years of Systems Administration experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows/Unix/Linux/VMWare, LDAP, NTP, DNS, and Active Directory.
  • Possess an IAT Level II certification and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). MCSA may be substituted for (4) years of enterprise systems administration experience.
  • Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)
  • Potential for Shift Work

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.