Lab Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ87257

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
  • Develop, install, maintain, and support technical infrastructure, hardware, and system software components
  • Manage an IT lab environment that includes network equipment, servers, and virtualized applications
  • Configure, debug, and support multiple infrastructure platforms
  • Perform high-level root-cause analysis for service interruption recovery and creating preventive measures
  • Administer Linux and Unix OS and provisioning applications
  • Administer Microsoft Windows Server OS environments//Active Directory
  • Administer Big Data environments such as Hadoop and Acumulo and provisioning software
  • Administer VMWare hypervisor environment and provisioning software
  • Administer storage platforms which provision the environment
  • Evaluate system problems of workflow, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action
  • Perform quality control of processes and products produced
  • Assist with formulating technical strategies and processes for administered systems
  • Write, interpret, and analyze technical documentation related to system administration


  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 8+ years of experience
  • Hands‑on experience in Cisco, Arista, Checkpoint, Palo Alto and F5 platform configuration
  • Understanding of networking protocols (e.g., BGP4, OSPF, IPSEC, HSRP, 802.11, QoS)
  • Hands‑on experience with Windows and Linux OS for application installation and resolving vulnerabilities through patching
  • Knowledge of telecommunications technologies, systems, and circuits (e.g., Ethernet, Sonet, TDM circuits, etc.)
  • 2+ years supporting current Windows desktop technologies, LANs, and some exposure to Microsoft Server. Specifics include:
    • All current Microsoft Desktop OSs (latest/current OS)
    • Exposure to Microsoft Windows Server (latest/current OS)
    • Active Directory account management, Group Policy within Windows Desktop
    • Solid understanding of TCP/IP network fundamentals and related equipment (switches, routers, etc.)
    • Experience with multi-user remote access technologies preferred, but not required.
    • A+ and Net+ preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Linux and Unix OSs and provisioning applications
  • Experience with Windows Server OS environments
  • Experience with Windows Server/Active Directory
  • Experience with Big Data environments such as Hadoop and Acumulo and provisioning software
  • Experience with VMWare hypervisor environment and provisioning software

Desired Skills:

  • Microsoft Certifications
  • Linux Certifications
  • Electronic Systems Administration
  • Understanding of AC/DC power circuits

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.