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.
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 working to support the day to day IT, network, and cyber systems for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division and have an opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator.
The Systems Administrator will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of networks in support of computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Identifying performance problems and malfunctions, addressing systems and equipment problems, performing hardware checks using the necessary testing tools and maintaining hardware.
Responsible for ensuring that the support and management of large scale messaging and collaboration environments and tools are maintained to the highest standard with maximum levels of productivity and efficiency.
Proper installation and rack mounting of equipment, including adds and moves
Upgrading and configuring BIOS, firmware, drivers, and other software
Imaging and initial configuration of various types of equipment
Installation and configuration of server components and modules
Troubleshoot hardware, infrastructure issues and repairing/replacing failed parts
Processing returns for products under warranty
Escorting vendors when required
Manage and complete trouble tickets
Tracking infrastructure usage and availability, including space and power
Work closely with Facilities team on HVAC and power issues
Maintaining diagrams and inventory of equipment and assets
Lifecycle management of support center hardware, including recycling and sparing
Creating and revising SOPs for infrastructure maintenance and tasks
Three (3) years of professional experience in Unix and/or Linux system administration of networks and software systems. with specific experience in:
System backup and recovery
Basic software management
Installation and configuration of hardware
Operational systems and COTS software
Operating computer systems in different operating environments
Sizing, performance, tuning, hardware/software/network trouble shooting and resource allocation.
Different network protocols including TCP/IP
Major network security tools such as: firewalls, knowledge of computing and networking vulnerabilities, attack methods and latest detection methods.
Self-motivated, team player
Heavy focus on organization and consistency
Familiar with shipping and receiving
Excellent written and oral communication
Must be able to lift about 50 pounds as needed
Per DoD Directive 8570.01-M or successor, this position requires IAT Level 2 or higher and requires this position to be designated as an IT Level 1.
Demonstrated experience with DoD and US Navy enterprise IT networks and systems.
Eligible to attain Top Secret Security Clearance
Years of Experience
3 + years of related experience
* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree
CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA
Less than 10%
U.S. Citizenship Required
About Our Work
We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.
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.