Junior Systems Administrator (Windows Operations)

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ99898

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on a Junior Systems Administrator (Windows Operations) supporting the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service (USPS). The location is in Arlington, VA.  This position will allow some telecommuting, but employee must “come into the office as needed”.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The Junior Systems Administrator will serve as the Windows Operations liaison with the OCIO Service Desk. Responsible for research, installation, testing, and troubleshooting of OCIO Windows server and workstation operating systems and OCIO software applications.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Serve as primary point of contact for OCIO Tier 3 support issues and manages team ticket escalation (software deployment issues, base server troubleshooting)

  • Work directly with end users to resolve issues either remotely or through a deskside visit

  • Responsible for monitoring Tier 3 support tickets

  • Administer user accounts and security groups (and their respective memberships)

  • Work with the Windows Operations team to deploy Windows servers


  • 2+ years of experience as a junior systems administrator

  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory

  • Knowledge of basic network principles and functions (e.g., DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Microsoft folder, file, and sharing security

  • Experience installing and configuring Windows Server operating systems

  • Experience administering and maintaining user accounts within a Microsoft Active Directory

  • Experience troubleshooting Windows Server issues and network connectivity issues

  • Experience troubleshooting Windows applications and application deployments

  • Strong written, oral, and telephone communication skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Endpoint Management

  • Experience with Windows Autopilot

  • Device management to include laptops, desktops, and mobile devices

  • Experience with full disk encryption solution

  • Windows Defender ATP skills    

  • Provide technical guidance for the implementation of endpoint protection tools

  • Excellent technical writing skills; responsible for fully documenting problem resolutions for Tier 1 / 2 technicians


  • Experience with cloud-based systems and tools (e.g., Azure, AWS, SSO, etc.)

  • Experience with VMWare (vCenter and View)

Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. We can only accept Green Card Holders or US Citizens for this program.


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

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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.