Systems Operations Specialist, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Administration
Location
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ104928

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.


GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Operations Specialist joining our team to support Government activities in McLean, VA.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Operations Specialist supporting the customer, you will be trusted to execute multi-faced programs that support dynamic mission sets. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Supporting engineering team functions
  • Administering, maintaining, and imaging servers
  • Supporting AWS/cloud migration and maintenance

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years related experience or relevant combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows Server 2012 and 2016
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS/C2S cloud migration
  • Demonstrated experience with administration, maintenance, and imaging of servers
  • Experience planning, testing, installing, and integrating new and upgraded versions of the relevant operating systems or organizational enterprise computer systems, all third party software components, and subsystems
  • Experience researching and resolving complex systems software problems efficiently and accurately while adhering to internal software and IT Security management standards and procedures
  • Experience providing technical support to applications and utility developers on requirements for integration into the operating environment
  • Familiarity with Oracle databases, IBM, Microsoft applications
  • Familiarity with the assessment and authorization process
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project management experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Familiarity with Sponsor’s mission needs and operations

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust

Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures. Provides interpretation to systems matters that are moderately complex in nature.

Provides troubleshooting support for system hardware and software issues that are highly complex in scope.

Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software. May train large groups of end users.

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

Applies advanced knowledge in monitoring and tuning the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

Provides guidance to less experienced personnel on workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

Leads data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

Conducts advanced to complex 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. Uses extensive independent judgement and is unsupervised.

Recognized subject matter expert in job area typically through advanced education and work experience. Manages large projects with limited oversight from manager.

Evaluates and assesses existing systems and plans long-term strategies.

May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 8+ years of experience

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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 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.