Systems Administrator Senior Advisor (Platform/Infrastructure/DevOps) - TS/SCI required

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

Automation Technology



REQ#: RQ159019
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 Senior Advisor (Platform/Infrastructure/DevOps)

Transform technology into opportunity as a Systems Administrator Senior Advisor with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate. We are seeking a technical professional who builds a shared platform aggregating the tools, services, workflows and data used by engineers and technical teams across the organization, encompassing the platform’s infrastructure, applications, automation, moving toward a container environment.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator Senior Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrator Senior Advisor joining our team to support INSCOM Army.


  • Operate and sustain the on-going daily operational use of an infrastructure to include assessment, gap analysis, automation, updating, testing to accelerate deployment, administration, and monitoring gaining efficiencies.
  • Build a shared platform aggregating the tools, services, workflows, and data used by engineers and technical teams across the organization to simplify the development process and make reusable services accessible to development teams.
  • Work closely with client development teams and architects to design, build, and sustain a containerized application platform.
  • Deploy software to new platforms and maintain multiple environments from development through production.
  • Drive and manage improvements with an emphasis on automation, proactive monitoring across environments, and ongoing maintenance.
  • Support and management of server lifecycle - provisioning, maintenance, security compliance, decommissioning of hardware and daily operations
  • Monitor the infrastructure environment’s health status, service performance, and utilization
  • Implement and maintain continuous compliance to information security policies and technical standards, report and remediation of non-compliances
  • Maintain the security baseline compliance via automation, container scanning, configuration, implementation, and remediation activities
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures and communicate with impacted constituencies.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
  • Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems to containerized environment
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
  • Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems


  • Education: High School Diploma/GED with 12 years of related experience, or Associate's Degree with 10 years of experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of experience
  • Required Skillset:
    • Experience with cloud deployments, automation experience and infrastructure
    • Design, implementation and sustainment experience in platform / infrastructure environments.
    • Demonstrated experience establishing, maintaining, and executing O&M processes and procedures in support of automation of traditional environments and container environments.
    • Strong knowledge of containerized infrastructure technologies and tools such as:
    • Operating Systems/Hypervisors/Orchestration: Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu), Kubernetes, K3s, Terraform, Rancher, Docker, OpenShift, VMware vSphere
    • Automation, Scripting, and Infrastructure as Code: Python, PowerShell, Go, Bash, YAML, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, REST APIs
    • Collaboration tools: Gitlab, Azure DevOps Server
    • Excellent analytical skills to evaluate, interpret, draw inferences, and make recommendations on data.
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI
  • Required Certification(s):
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
    • Required Security Environment Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent
    • Required Computing Environment certification:
      • Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) OR
      • Docker Certified Associate (DCA) OR
      • Kubernetes and Cloud-Native Associate (KCNA) OR
      • HashiCorp Certified Terraform Associate OR
      • Equivalent Level Technology Certification to start
    • Required Computing Environment certification:
      • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)/Ansible Certification OR
      • Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer Expert OR
      • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional OR
      • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) OR
      • Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) OR
      • Equivalent Level Technology Certification or higher within 180 days of hire date
  • Location: On Customer Site
  • US Citizenship: Required
  • Additional:
    • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
    • Travel may be required to support the mission


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays




Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

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


Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) - Linux Foundation

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) - Red Hat

CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.