Principal Systems Administrator - TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Vandenberg AFB, California

REQ#: RQ51376

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking an IT Engineer with Microsoft Enterprise Systems Administrator Advisor experience to join our team in support of a Federal Intelligence Agency contract.  In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the IT Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.

Primary responsibilities include providing Tier II support of maintaining multiple large Enterprise environment. The supporting infrastructure includes multiple Microsoft based networks spanning multiple security enclaves within a hybrid (Windows & RHEL) environments.

 

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

System Administrative Advisory duties to include management of Windows and Linux workstations on EVDI and physical

  • Troubleshooting application functionality, crash and performance
  • Investigate user performance and work with external teams to improve user experience
  • Assist customers with Tier 2 incident resolution for Linux and windows applications.
  • Provide remote end user desktop support
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system incidents with both short-term workarounds and long-term solutions. Responds to escalated service desk/team requests.
  • Communicate effectively (in oral and written form) with a variety of individuals; work well within small and large team environments. 
  • Willingness to provide initial triage, response, and notifications for incidents
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

8+ years of related systems administration experience

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.
  • Candidate must possess an appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification. In addition, candidate must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Training within six (6) months of Hire Date.

Successful candidates are expected to have related experience and knowledge/understanding of:

  • Active Directory Administration  
  • DNS, DHCP, DFS, LDAP
  • Windows 10, Server 2012, Server 2016,
  • Application Troubleshooting such as Outlook, Excel, Word, JAVA, Internet Explorer
  • Linux Operating system
  • Understanding of ServiceNow, NETS or other ticketing process
  • ITIL v3 or higher

The following knowledge/skill set is not required but is a plus:

  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
  • PowerShell
  • Virtualization Environments (VMware, Citrix)
  • Profile management utilizing the VMware User Experience Management (UEM) toolset
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Telephone/Video support
  • Networking
  • Familiarity with site specific customer and mission

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance
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.