System Administrator, Advisor- TS/SCI clearance required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Newington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ130575

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

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.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Administrator joining our team to support client activities in Newington VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator supporting the client, see below some of the responsibilities and tasks in a typical day :


  • Develop technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.

  • Provide interpretation to systems matters that are moderately complex in nature.

  • Provide troubleshooting support for system hardware and software issues that are highly complex in scope.

  • Train end users on the proper use of hardware and software, and may train large groups of end users.

  • Perform advance software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

  • Apply advanced knowledge in monitoring and tuning the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

  • Provide guidance to less experienced personnel on workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

  • Conduct advanced to complex hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

  • Ensure that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users. Uses extensive independent judgement and is unsupervised.

  • Serve as the recognized subject matter expert in job area typically through advanced education and work experience. Manages large projects with limited oversight from manager.

  • Evaluate and assess existing systems and plans long-term strategies.

  • Perform system patching and vulnerability management across multiple systems

  • Create and manage OUs and GPOs within Activate Directory environment

  • Manage user accounts and group permissions utilizing Activity Directory tools

  • Maintain integrity and security of servers and optimize system performance and reliability

  • Ensure security best practices are implemented and STIG enforced

  • Manage and track ServiceNow incidents, requests, problem and change request ticketing system.

  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience, and 8+ years of relevant work experience

  • 8+ years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

  • ITIL v3 Certification preferred

  • DoDI 8570.01m Certification required, such as Security + CE


  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.