Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Virginia Beach, Virginia

REQ#: RQ132115

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

As a systems administrator , performs design of server and application architectures.  Performs the administrative operation and maintenance of server hardware and software. Maintains system security and executes practices and procedures, monitors usage statistics and logs, monitors and remedies attempts to penetrate or corrupt server files. Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings. Institutes troubleshooting and incident response procedures.  Troubleshoots system related problems. Provides team leadership and guidance to less experienced administrators.  Responsible for the training, motivation, discipline and performance evaluation of assigned employees.  Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications. Recommends future direction or projects to management. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system.   



  • BA/BS or equivalent experience

  • DOD 8570 compliant (Network + / Security + certified) 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • 2+ years of experience in Systems Administration 

  • Experience with Microsoft Server 2012 

  • Experience with VMWare 5 and Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Able to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems engineering activities 

  • Excellent communication and briefing skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through 

  • Anticipates questions and is prepared with answers 

  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work 

  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience 


Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  •  ITIL v3 Foundation certification 

  • MCITP or equivalent preferred 

  • CCNA and/or equivalent experience 

  • Experience with Cisco UCS blades and HP servers preferred  


Security Requirements: 

  •  TS/SCI Clearance Required


Physical Demands:

  •  Lift over 35 LBS 


 Work Environment: 

  •  Work environment is in an office environment 

  • Short Duration OCONUS Travel is possible 


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.