Join GDIT, an experienced leader in U-2 operations! We are pursuing this new opportunity and are in need of a Leader to supervise a team of IT specialists to support global U-2 operations to protect the US and its interests. Note these requirements are subject to change as the customer is still refining the tasks.
Shall provide analytical, advisory, technical expertise and analysis to U-2 MPC and 99 RS activities
Primarily responsible for installation, maintenance, upgrades, and security compliance of MPC information technology as well as to ensure up to 24/7/365 uninterrupted operations in support of global U-2 missions
Will support the Director for Software in the design, development, fielding, and modifications to future MPC systems/architectures
Will be engaged in all aspects of supporting and administering a mixed Windows and UNIX server and desktop environment, with a variety of different storage technologies/methodologies
Duties include: Setting up Program Work Environments (PWEs), integrating new capabilities into existing environments, refreshing hardware and software, troubleshooting complex problems, and ensuring up to 24/7/365 continuity of MPC information technology in support of on-going global U-2 operations
Will participate in leading critical Mission/Focus Area projects, fostering innovation and best practices, technical mentoring of Program Execution technical staff, and providing emergency technical support throughout the MPC and the 99 RS
Travel will not be required more than once annually
Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science (or a related technical field) or four years’ relevant work experience
Top Secret/SCI clearance with the eligibility for gaining access to Special Access Programs (SAP)
The certification in one of the following: Security+ CE (or higher), SSCP, or GSEC. Must be maintained throughout the contract Period of Performance for this TO
Experience in multi-disciplined Project Leadership, Management, or Project management in an IT domain
10+ years experience
Valid, current CISSP certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M
Experience developing requirements for detailed system design in infrastructure technologies including server operating systems, server hardware, computer systems, enterprise-class storage, physical and virtual network components, VMware-based virtualization, and encryption
Thorough understanding and experience designing and supporting Protection Level 2 and beyond Information Systems with specific focus on required security controls and shared infrastructure capabilities
Strong understanding of Windows and UNIX/Unix operating systems, associated technologies, and interoperability
Experience with a variety of information architecture components such as Mobile Device Management (MDM), data warehousing, data quality, business intelligence, metadata management, content management, etc.
Knowledge of SQL Server, Oracle, and/or DB2 database preferred
Experience with Java/.Net programming
In-depth understanding of Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), Exchange, Lync, and Symantec NetBackup and Backup Exec
Highly Desired Qualifications:
US Air Force ISR experience especially in regards to U2 operations, mission planning, and operation centers
Knowledge of DoD Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and/or High-Altitude ISR (HAISR) doctrine, systems, and processes
Significant professional experience in leadership
Pass an industry standard workplace physical examination
Ability and willingness to work in a demanding, high-stress environment
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.
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.
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.