Sr. Systems Administrator - TS/SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ137753

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

An I2TS 3 Sr. Systems Administrator will:

  • Operate and sustain the on-going daily operational use of a VMware infrastructure including updating, testing and deploying the vSphere and vCenter product releases. This includes identifying concerns or issues encountered during installation, testing and deployment of new software releases.
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Manage and Administer physical and virtual servers, primarily Windows and Linux servers
  • Support and management of server virtualization, server provisioning, physical server maintenance, security compliance and daily operations
  • Manage VMware vSphere, with emphasis on automation, and enterprise storage and backup system administration, installation and on-going maintenance experience.
  • Maintain server lifecycle - provisioning, maintenance, and decommissioning of the hardware
  • Maintain the virtualized server environment via configuration, implementation, management and support activities
  • Monitor the virtual server infrastructure environment’s health status, service performance, and utilization
  • Implement and maintain continuous compliance to information security policies and technical standards, report and remediation of non-compliances
  • Maintain the security baseline compliance via configuration, implementation, and remediation activities
  • Apply regular security patches and software update
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures and communicate with impacted constituencies
  • Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
  • Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems
  • Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. Desktop system management responsibilities involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
  • Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. support, administer and maintenance of enterprise data center systems comprised of both physical and virtual servers, storage, backups, monitoring and automation as well as eventually Hybrid Cloud management

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Experience with ESX OS, and VMware vCenter, NetApp and 6-8 years virtualization experience
  • Design, implementation and sustainment experience in VMware, VDI and similar environments.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing, maintaining, and executing O&M processes and procedures in support of VMware, and similar environments.
  • Be able to provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets
  • Knowledge of related hardware and software:
  • Dell
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Cisco
  • NetAPP
  • HCI
  • Active Directory
  • SCCM

 Education Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED with 12 years of related experience, or associate degree with 8 years of experience, or bachelor’s degree with 6 years of experience


  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
  • Required Security Environment Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent
  • Required Computing Environment certification: MCSE Windows Server 2016 or equivalent to start
  • Required Computing Environment certification: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or higher within 180 days of hire date.

Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI required


  • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract

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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.

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