System Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Kaiserslautern, Germany

REQ#: RQ81178

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


Independently provides advance level technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.

Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues that are moderate to high complexity in scope.

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

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

Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

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

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

Conducts advance 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.

Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May provide guidance to less-experienced personnel.

Evaluates existing systems and assists with planning long-term strategies.

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

Maintain equipment spares and ensure compliance with program quality control standards. Coordinates sanitization, return, replenishment, and/or destruction of failed items with the program’s centralized depot. Maintain site configuration management documentation.

Perform system audits and information assurance monitoring activities.


Familiarity with U.S. Forces, military operations/terminology, and mission requirements to facilitate training and to resolve telecommunication anomalies with distant-end terminals.

Administration of one or more of the following operating systems: Solaris 10, Windows 7 Pro, and RHEL 7.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Military Strategic and Tactical Relay communication systems and standard message formats.

DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) Comprehensive Package/Risk Management Framework (RMF). Equipment demilitarization, sanitization, declassification, and disposition procedures.

U.S. military cryptographic devices.


Must possess U.S. Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access, TS/SCI.


Candidates must be TESA eligible.

Must be willing to be on-call 24/7/365. Additional compensation and flex-time scheduling are provided for on-call support. Employees typical work week target is 40 hours, inclusive of worked time if called in.


Minimum travel required: Employees are part of a closed network of system supporters providing coverage to Stuttgart & Ramstein, Germany and eventually Mons, Belgium. Accordingly, brief visits to these sites may be required. Visits, if necessary, should not exceed 5 – 7 days normally. Not more than 3 visits per year is expected.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.