Systems Administrator - Windows Server - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Washington, District of Columbia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Systems

Software Packages

System Administration

REQ#: RQ133405
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description
  • Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR with GDIT. A career in systems administration means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. You will develop technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures across the enterprise. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate. 


    At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Systems Administrator joining our team to bring professionalism and initiative to a fast-paced environment that offers extensive options for training, certification, and career advancement. When we succeed, you succeed and together our best becomes better. 



    • Troubleshoot complex system hardware and software issues. 

    •  Train end users on the proper use of hardware and software. 

    • Perform advanced software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. 

    • Monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels. 

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

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

    • Conduct advanced hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 

    • Ensure that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users. 

    • Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies. 

    • Coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals as needed. 

    • Serve as a team or task lead as needed. 



    • Education: BA/BS or equivalent 

    • Required Experience: 8+ years of experience 

    • Required Technical Skills: Experience with O&M support, requirements analysis, product integration, database baselining, and progress tracking; SolarWinds experience; experience with IAVM/STIG process Microsoft Domain systems administration, Windows Server, Windows 10, Group Policy, and Active Directory components 

    • Security Clearance Level: Active Top Secret/SCI Eligibility Required. 

    • Required Skills and Abilities: Ability to assess current and future needs and priorities; Experience as a primary contributor to a network team providing design, build, test, and implementation; ability to understand the needs of internal clients and translate their input into requirements; excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and team skills 

    • Preferred Skills: Experience with classified systems accreditation; VMware vSphere configuration and maintenance; Aruba mobility controller experience 

    • Location: On Customer Site, Washington, District of Columbia 



    • 401K with company match 

    • Comprehensive health and wellness packages 

    • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 

    • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications 

    • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from  

    • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays  


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


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.