Be a part of the men and women that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges! General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to support the Navy Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana.
If you are seeking an opportunity to support our nation's military, work at one of the largest naval bases in the US, live in a place with low cost of living, low crime and on a program that has many excellent opportunities within a Fortune 100 company - then this position is perfect for you!
The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational requirements. Provide data and assistance on audits. Document processes and follow documented procedures. Perform installation, updates, and configuration of servers and workstations in accordance with industry best practices and DISA standards.
Perform system monitoring using approved tools and processes to validate system health. Assists with the analysis of system resource trends and gathers customer requirements for capacity planning.
Responsible for maintaining an effective, efficient authentication and data storage system, works to ensure that the storage area network provides several expected benefits: Storage and restore operations must appropriately store information for later retrieval and keep such information appropriately secured. Additionally, system authentication protocols must be established, updated, and analyzed; the systems also must be optimized and waste minimal resources.
Collaborates with senior personnel in performing risk assessments to determine impact on customer business processes and systems downtime and proposes changes as needed. Implements system changes across large, complex and diverse server environments by using standardized defined methods and procedures; provides efficient and prompt handling of all changes to improve day-to-day operations.
Install and administer hardware, Linux operating systems and software applications. Including system fixes, updates and enhancements.
Install, configure, support and maintain storage area networks and associated technology.
Administer networks, servers and associated schedules.
Manage computer and user accounts, privileges and system access.
Manage system resources by monitoring of performance, capacity, availability, serviceability and recovery.
Manage, transform and provide user access to large datasets.
Performs troubleshooting, analysis of alerts and repairs on systems.
Ensure system availability, functionality, integrity and efficiency, and maintain system configuration and documentation.
Implement security procedures, CS assessment & authorization security controls in accordance with local and DOD procedures and requirements.
Provide IT support for workstations, scanners and servers to ensure that operability requirements are up to date with latest patches and firmware and that the hardware is configured properly.
Provide IT support for current and emerging technologies.
Attention to detail with the ability to identify issues or inconsistencies; obtains relevant information, relates and compares data from different sources and identifies alternative solutions.
Ownership and execution of incident management and system maintenance.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
2+ years of experience with Linux systems administration and analysis.
Familiarity with Shell Scripting (e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby and Secure communication protocols (SSH, TLS)
US citizenship; must be able to obtain an Interim Secret clearance
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.
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.