Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Langley AFB, Virginia

REQ#: RQ77396

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Serves as a systems administrator for the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DOC). Support servers, workstations, and databases physically located at both DOC sites. Operating systems for these machines are a mix of Windows and Solaris. The servers are spread across three different classification levels and host various applications used by DOC personnel such as network monitoring tools, management applications, and Network Information Services (NIS). There are also numerous remote sites which require access to data made available via the DOC. At each of these locations there are dual-logging servers maintained on each classification level in order to support auditing of network access activities from the site for security purposes.


- 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
- Manages User Account management, Group, and Home Directory maintenance for Unix and NT workstations and servers, user/group policies/rights for DOC and DPA enterprise level
- Analyzes and resolves problems associated with UNIX and NT workstation and server hardware, operating systems, and applications software
- Installs, configures and maintains Unix/NT operating systems, to include operating system patches, service packs, and application software patches & maintenance of database SW 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)
- Installs, configure and maintain Solaris and Windows and other operating systems, to include network services, operating system patches, application software patches
- 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 (ECP) input to documentation AF DCGS Configuration Control Board (CCB) within seven (7) days of receipt
- 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
- Develops implementation and test plans for migrating CCB-approved software and hardware changes into operational DOC environment
- Support 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
- Provide input in support of the Monthly Status Report (MSR) detailing accomplishments and issues in performance of task


- Years Of Experience 7 Years of system administration experience and possess formal training in Windows, Linux, UNIX or Solaris
- Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)
- Certifications: Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). MCSA may be substituted for 4 years of enterprise systems administration experience, DoD 8570 IAT Level 2

- Ability to work shiftwork, if required.

- Bachelors Degree
- Certifications: CompTIA A+, Win 2012 Server Cert, MCSA, HBSS
- A working knowledge of AF DCGS and AF ISR operations is desired

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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.