System Architect and Administrator

Clearance Level
Interim Top Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Doral, Florida

REQ#: RQ138355

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Systems Architect/AdministratorUS Security Clearance is required.Based in Doral, FL (ON SITE role)

Primary Responsibilities:Support CENTRIX Network from a Systems Architecture and Administration Perspective.
  • Develop software and system solutions for government customer needs/requirements.
  • Design and Maintain the virtual infrastructure by implementing new technologies in a multi domain environment.
  • In charge of the NUTANIX VDC backend infrastructure and virtualization technologies and all its components.
  • Responsible for all architectural design, maintenance, development and deployment of new solutions and systems applications. Design and maintain of the backend architecture including backup solutions, storage and all components of the hyperconverge technologies.
  • Produce documentation and recommendations for all new application hosting and deployments.
  • Conducts research and evaluation of new Technologies and makes recommendations.
  • Oversee systems operations & maintenance of enterprise-wide systems to ensure scalability and accessibility of applications or services.
  • Participate in and/or lead major server installations and upgrades.
  • Develop and implement systems testing strategies and document results.
  • Configuration management, software testing/deployment and licensing.
  • Server creation, maintenance and troubleshooting (Linux, ESXi, VMware, Windows).
  • WSUS Patch Management/Testing.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
  • Research and Evaluation.
  • Develop Technical Documentation.
  • Software Support/Maintenance.
  • Certificate Authority Management (Application and CSfC)
  • Perform administrator and operational duties on computer systems, including monitoring and troubleshooting daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual automated job streams, and manually following and executing work instructions for various financial systems.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and test software/hardware problems
  • Develop and maintain systems configuration, STIG mitigation and GPO.
  • Proactively monitors server environment and performance and reports operational status.
  • Perform systems/network maintenance (patching/patch management) per guidelines.
  • Develops scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities.
  • Regularly performs required and recommended systems maintenance.
  • Participates in related solution technologies and special projects, as required.
  • Provides guidance/training to administrators, staff, and end-users on the assigned systems.
  • Travels to overseas locations to install, troubleshoot CENTRIXS related issues
  • Provides status updates and briefings to program management and Government customer(s), as required. Completes activity reports in accordance with contract requirements.
  • JDOC System Administrator follows weekly battle rhythm controlled by the Battle Captain. Security centric tasks are prioritized and executed on a weekly basis.
  • Support incoming VMware VDI infrastructure from a Tier 3 perspective. Cross training will be provided. Admins are required to obtain VMware certifications within 6 months.
  • Patching and upgrading Horizon View. 
  • Updating and patching Windows Gold/Master/SHB image.
  • Enhancing and fine-tuning performance on VDI desktop.
  • Securing VDI desktop policies in Active Directory and DEM (Device Endpoint Manager).
  • Develops advanced technical solutions for the management of software, hardware, configurations, and architectures. Provides interpretation to systems matters that are highly complex in nature.
  • Provides troubleshooting support for system hardware and software issues that are highly difficult in scope.
  • Follows designated standards and adheres to processes and policies.
  • Provides configuration management support in accordance with compliance and policies and procedures, using configuration management systems to record, track, monitor, and update component configurations and configuration items and changes and account for assets.
  • Develops training materials for end user training on the proper use of hardware and software.
  • Develops implementation plans for basic software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Leads complex data/media recoverability following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Use advanced techniques in hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Helps to develop performance and security plan for computer systems that meet the needs of network users. Provides guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Recognized subject matter expert in job area typically through advanced education and work experience. Establishes operational plans. Manages large projects which will have medium to large impact on the company. Problems faced are difficult and often complex.
  • Work performed is critical to the organization.
  • Uses advanced knowledge in evaluating and assessing existing network systems and planning long-term strategies.
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience required:

15+ years of relevant IT experience.Education required:
BA/BS Degree (or combination of relevant experience, education and training)

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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.

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