NSWC Crane - Sr. Systems Administrator (CET)

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Odon, Indiana
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Client Server Applications

Systems Administration


REQ#: RQ140983
Public Trust: None
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

Be a part of the men and women that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges! General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator / Common Engineering Tool (CET) to support the Navy Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Crane, Indiana.    

If you are seeking an opportunity to support our nation's military, work at one of the largest naval bases in the US, live in a place with low cost of living, low crime and on a program that has many excellent opportunities within a Fortune 100 company - then this position is perfect for you! 

Responsibilities include:  

  • Perform OS and vendor software patching on servers  

  • Monitor Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools  

  • Perform troubleshooting and does analysis of alerts on Servers  

  • Take the initiative to improve processes, solutions and configurations rather than transact on legacy procedures.  

  • Knowledge of hardware and software inventory tools (e.g., Flexera, SCCM), their strengths and weaknesses, and best practices for their use.  

  • Analyze and recommends IT asset life-cycle management including procurement, deployment, monitoring, auditing, validation, tracking, expense and use reporting, and disposal.  

  • Knowledge of Java applications  

  • Create compliance reports to analyze deployment and usage data against purchasing or contract entitlements.  

  • Partner with Asset Owners to ensure compliance and end of life strategies are created and in effect.  

  • Collaborate with colleagues to manage license use and renewals of software contracts  

  • Provide data and assistance on vendor audits  

  • Ensure that IT Asset Management tools are kept up to date and that the data between the tools is aligned  

  • Document processes and identify areas to further mature the overall program  

  • Perform installation, updates, and configuration of servers and workstations in accordance with industry best practices and DISA standards.   

  • Perform system monitoring using approved tools and processes to validate system health. Assists with the analysis of system resource trends and gathers customer requirements for capacity planning.  

  • Participate in customer Activity Configuration Change Boards to understand business requirements and provide analysis to determine changes required. 

  • Collaborate with senior personnel in performing risk assessments to determine impact on customer business processes and systems downtime and proposes changes as needed. 

  • Implement system changes across large, complex and diverse server environments by using standardized defined methods and procedures; provides efficient and prompt handling of all changes to improve day-to-day operations.   

Basic Qualifications: 

  • BS degree: additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree  

  • 5+ years of experience managing, upgrading, and hardening Apache & IIS  

  • Hands-on, working experience with one or more of the following: HTML, jQuery, C#, JavaScript 

  • Knowledge of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and applicable software tools (ACAS, SCAP, etc.)  

  • CompTIA Security+ certification 

  • Secret clearance 


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Flexible work week
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

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.