Senior Systems Administrator - Secret - SHAPE / Mons, Belgium

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Mons, Belgium

REQ#: RQ121965

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Senior System Administrator
SECRET
SHAPE / Mons, Belgium

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

This position is in support of the NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ) in Mons, Belgium.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Download, stage and deploy systems-related security policies and updates to maintain information system compliance with DISA security policies and procedures (STIGs, IAVAs, etc.)
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Creates and maintains detailed system documentation.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes.
  • Develop scripts (PowerShell, VBScript, etc.) to perform recurring systems administration tasks, automate installs, gather metrics, etc.
  • Administer VMware virtual environments to include ESXi hosts, vCenter appliances, VxRail HCIs, and VSANs.
  • Deploy Operating System and third-party updates via Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.
  • This position may require early evening system maintenance and occasional on-call after hours.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience required.
  • Must possess and maintain a secret clearance.
  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • In support of the requirement, the employee must have and maintain the CompTIA Security+ CE Certification. The CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification. Also acceptable are alternative certifications.
  • Must have ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
  • Experience with VMware View Technology
  • Experience working with VMware App Volumes
  • Strong Experience with SCCM and patch management
  • Solid experience with Active Directory and Windows 10 and applying STIGs, GPOs and vulnerability remediation.

Preferred Qualifications:                 

  • VMware VCAP, VCDX                                            
  • Windows Server 2019 MCSA or higher
  • PowerShell experience


 

This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment


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.