Systems Administrator, located in Bahrain

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Administration
Not Applicable, Bahrain
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Systems

Information Technology (IT) Systems

Network Systems

REQ#: RQ141189
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Systems Administrator, located in Bahrain

This position provides technical support services for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) capabilities aboard the Military Sealift Command (MSC) fleet of ships.  It is a forward deployed position in Bahrain. 

This position is responsible for direct technical work on Program of Record (POR) MSC ships.  Works independently and installs, operates, maintains, configures, troubleshoots, and repairs IT systems devices, circuits, cables, components, software, and end-user devices, components, software and connectivity. Assists in the development and management of project plans. This includes the review of task performance and work products for correctness, for adherence to design concepts and user requirements, and for progress IAW schedules. Coordinates with the Contractor's project manager, and Government user representatives to ensure accurate solutions and user satisfaction on technical matters.

Job Requirements:

Progressive IT experience (5 years) including at least three (3) projects related to CANES.  Additional systems expertise should include the MSC C4 Systems. At least one (1) project must have occurred within the past three (3) years related to CANES.

•    Must possess current IAT II or higher security certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01M, and be able to get appropriate Computing Environment training within 6 months of hire
•    Must have 5 years or more of progressive IT experience in an enterprise-scale environment, with SME-level knowledge of CANES
•    Must be able to work overtime as required to meet ship’s schedules.
•    Must be able to take ship rides if needed for critical work efforts
•    Must be able to drive a car to destinations as needed
•    Must hold a SECRET clearance

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship 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.