Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Dahlgren, Virginia

REQ#: RQ100518

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

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 working to support the day to day IT, network, and cyber systems for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity (NSWCDDNA) and have an opportunity for a Systems Administrator.

The Systems Administrator will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of networks in support of computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying performance problems and malfunctions, addressing systems and equipment problems, performing hardware checks using the necessary testing tools and maintaining hardware.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the support and management of large scale messaging and collaboration environments and tools are maintained to the highest standard with maximum levels of productivity and efficiency.
  • Proper installation and rack mounting of equipment, including adds and moves
  • Upgrading and configuring BIOS, firmware, drivers, and other software
  • Imaging and initial configuration of various types of equipment
  • Installation and configuration of server components and modules
  • Troubleshoot hardware, infrastructure issues and repairing/replacing failed parts
  • Processing returns for products under warranty
  • Escorting vendors when required
  • Manage and complete trouble tickets
  • Tracking infrastructure usage and availability, including space and power
  • Work closely with Facilities team on HVAC and power issues
  • Maintaining diagrams and inventory of equipment and assets
  • Lifecycle management of support center hardware, including recycling and sparing
  • Creating and revising SOPs for infrastructure maintenance and tasks

Required:

  • Required Skills:

    •NAS/SAN experience with NetApp, EMC VNX, Synology and QNAP technologies

    •Experience with VMWare

    •Experience with backup software with EMC Networker

     •Relevant certifications

     •Experience in building high-availability solutions

     •Knowledge of IP networking

    •Relevant experience in a support center

     •Experience with a variety of different hardware platforms

     •Proficient in hardware configuration and troubleshooting, including RAID

     •Familiar with common software tools and protocols, including DNS, DHCP, etc.

     •Project management skills and managing projects

     •Self-motivated, team player

     •Heavy focus on organization and consistency

     •Familiar with shipping and receiving

     •Excellent written and oral communication

     •Must be able to lift about 50 pounds as needed

    * 5 years hands on experience in Infrastructure System Administration of on premise/virtualized solutions

    * Experience in Windows and Linux

    * Experience in NetApp, NAS/SAN

     

Desired:

  • Demonstrated experience with DoD and US Navy enterprise IT networks and systems.
  • Top Secret Security Clearance

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.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.