Storage Systems Administrator - Secret clearance required

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135642

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Storage Administrator

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.


GDIT has an opening for a Storage Administrator position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Falls Church, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.


The Storage Administrator will:

  • Supports the full life cycle of enterprise environment providing mission-critical services to ARNG.

  • Installs, operates, maintains, upgrades and improves configurations and solutions for storage technologies including (but not limited to) VMware vSAN, Veeam, NetApp, object storage (S3 buckets), as well as Windows file services.

  • Monitor and audit storage utilization, performance, and problems.

  • Recovers data when required.

  • Creates and configures volumes, disk shelves, and RAID groups.

  • Provides full life cycle storage area network (SAN) and network attached storage (NAS) administration, architecture, and support including storage utilization/capacity planning and adjusting storage requirements.

  • Troubleshoots and restores complex storage problems across the enterprise related to replication strategies and storage strategies across wide area networks.

  • Performs data migration tasks from direct attached storage and within SAN environments.

  • Designs modifications and changes to the SAN infrastructure and assists in the implementation and documentation of all configuration changes.

  • Evaluates new technologies and architecting solutions.

  • Analyzes and resolves problems related to storage, backup, and file systems for all ARNG storage solutions.

  • Provides recommendations on storage upgrades and supports project integration as required.

  • Performs daily Storage Engineer activities including management, zoning, provisioning, troubleshooting, and debugging.

  • Uses storage management tools to discover, monitor, provision, and report on the storage infrastructure.

  • Participates in root cause analysis for significant problems and suggests clear recommendations for improvements.



Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 7 years managing enterprise storage environment

  • Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (CompTIA Security+ or higher)

  • Possess the appropriate computing environment certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II

  • Strong knowledge for Windows and VMWare

  • An active SECRET DoD clearance


Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience with VSAN




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.