Windows Automation Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Remote, Based in Florida

REQ#: RQ138065

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Windows Automation Engineer to help provide support on our Cloud Support contract. This position is 100% remote.

The Windows Automation Engineer will maintain the organization's computer systems' workflows and is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, including fixing network issues along with updating equipment and software. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures

  • Troubleshoots complex system hardware and software issues

  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software

  • Performs advanced software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages

  • Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels

  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions

  • Leads efforts to ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations

  • Conducts advanced 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

  • Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance and the ability to be upgraded to TS/SCI

  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience in lieu of degree

  • 8+ years of experience

  • Experience automating the deployment and configuration of Windows applications in an Active Directory environment.

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting

  • Experience in creating PowerShell scripts to do unattended installations.

  • Experience in modifying existing PowerShell scripts to meet customer use

  • Ability to create a PowerShell scripts from scratch

  • Ability to use PowerShell to configure software with file-based configurations and/or REST calls.

  • Experience working with GIT; including creating and merging PRs.

  • Experience/familiarity with Microsoft Desired State Configuration (DSC) modules


Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Experience with Ansible

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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.

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