Senior Systems Administrator - Secret - Albuquerque, NM

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Albuquerque, New Mexico

REQ#: RQ45791

Travel Required: Less than 10%

GDIT has been a winner of numerous US Air Force and US Department of Defense training awards over the last 18 years, the Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) Center (DMOC) at Kirtland AFB, NM is the Air Force’s primary hub for conducting distributed combat training exercises, testing and experimentation. Through DMOC generated scenarios, warfighters at locations around the globe face realistic threat environments to practice and develop tactics, techniques, and procedures. Integrating live, virtual and constructive (LVC) elements, the DMOC architecture produces simulations that accurately model adversary and friendly weapons and weapons systems, focusing on Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. A major contributor to the US Air Force’s Operational Training Infrastructure (OTI), the DMOC paves the way for fifth generation training in Air, Space, and Cyber domains. This is your opportunity to grow your technical career as the DMOC moves to the next level of exceptional training capabilities.
We are currently recruiting for a responsible, innovative and forward-thinking Senior Systems Administrator, eager to build their technical skills portfolio while moving the Air Force to the next level of advanced distributed training. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience across several technologies in at least two of the three core areas below:

  • Microsoft Technologies: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, File and Storage Services, Windows Server Update Services, SQL Server, IIS, and PowerShell
  • Linux Technologies: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Apache Tomcat, MySQL
  • VMware Technologies: vSphere, vCenter, vSAN, NSX, the vRealize Suite, VMware Horizon View, and PowerCLI

Primary Duties

  • Administer and support core Microsoft, Red Hat, and VMware technologies
  • Proactively manage the Battlespace systems and environment via Splunk data analytics
  • Support troubleshooting and real-time resolution of complex Battlespace problems
  • Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Document installation procedures and base configurations of various simulation software products used to produce combat training scenarios.
  • Implement configuration management procedures to maintain asset configurations in accordance with DoD requirements
  • Support development of process automation through scripting
  • Participate in system design and process steering groups.
  • Execute special projects as directed
  • Maintain technical competencies and support integration of new technologies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and work experience.

Required Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis. 
  • Secret Clearance required. Ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance, DCID 6/4 is required.
  • Current Security + Certification is required (or condition of continued employment: successful completion in first 30-60 days of employment)

Additional experiences desired (not required)

  • Splunk Data Analytics
  • Scripting: PowerShell, PowerCLI, Ansible
  • NetApp and/or Dell EMC Unity SAN
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)
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.