System Administrator Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Literacy

Operating Systems (OS)

Software Installations



REQ#: RQ142311
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

Job Summary

Maintains organization computer systems workflows and is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of shipboard computer systems, including fixing network issues along with updating equipment and software.  Provides technical advice and guidance on installation, adaptation, configuration, and/or enhancement of company technical products, programs, and systems.  Utilize analytical and critical thinking to troubleshoot issues and problems with equipment or systems.  Apply theories and write reports to outline issues and solutions.  Travels to sites to perform repairs and troubleshoot problems.  Prepares incident/performance reports and trainings for customers.

Job Description

Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures

Troubleshoots complex system hardware and software issues

Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software

Performs advanced software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages

-Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on electronic cryptologic and ancillary systems.  
-UNIX based operating systems + BIOS familiarity from a maintenance and operational perspective.
-Ability to work independent of supervision and be self-motivated to complete tasks and initiate improvements.
-Must have Security+ at a minimum and certified on one, or more of the following Operating Systems: Linux and/or Sun-Solaris.

It is desired that this should include 6 years full-time hands-on experience in installation, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or testing of any one major shipboard system/equipment. The requirement for full time experience precludes concurrent experience on more than one system/equipment unless they are all equivalent in complexity and maintenance philosophy.

Must have active Top Secret clearance and be SCI eligible

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: AA/AS (or equivalent experience), Security+, Linux+, 6+ years of experience, and a TS/SCI Clearance.
System Administartor

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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


Linux Essentials - CompTIA

CompTIA - Security+ - 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 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.