Unix/ Linux Systems Administrator (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ112921

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Systems Administrator joining our team to support ODNI Customer activities at Bethesda, MD.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelors
  • 8+ years or relevant experience
  • Technical skills
  • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

This Systems Administrator will work with a team of technical cloud computing professionals to rapidly build and deploy a demonstration capability, while simultaneously supporting the program office to specify, design and deploy the final system. Development will take place in an iterative fashion using scrum techniques with inputs from multiple stakeholders. The development team will rapidly grow into a large scale, enterprise development effort. This position will require exceptional flexibility and technical skills. The work will be done in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and changing requirements. This effort will include a variety of activities, including:


• Participation in iterative software development teams with adherence to all reporting requirements
• Meeting with stakeholders, analyzing requirements, user stories, and related artifacts to determine technical specifications for the system environments
• Coordinating with technical teams responsible for the cloud hosting infrastructures in order to establish and maintain the environments used by the program for the development, test, and deployment of the demonstration capability and the final production system

Required Skills

  • Linux/Unix systems administration
  • Cloud application (AWS/Azure) architecture
  • AWS Cloud Formation
  • Large scale system integration
  • Scripting to automate developer or operations functions
  • Developing enterprise and solution-level architectural designs
  • JIRA, Confluence and other project management tools
  • Experience with Linux/Unix systems administration
  • Review and Maintain environments at the latest security posture
  • Environment and Server layout and configuration maintenance to Industry standards and best practices
  • Remediate app/package installations
  • Rapid prototyping to refine system requirements and technical specifications of the system and its operating environments
  • Experience in developing enterprise and solution-level architectural designs.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code design, management, and version control techniques.
  • Exposure to project management skills and/or project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.
  • Knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Technical experience with large scale system integration
  • Build, migrate and test AWS cloud environments and integrations
  • Develop templates or scripts to automate everyday developer or operations functions
  • Build new automation to expand and maintain Cloud hosting
  • Monitor and maintain multiple Cloud Infrastructure environments based on client requirements
  • Identify new tools and processes to improve the Cloud platforms
  • Collaborate with remote team members to build and maintain positive, productive team relationships
  • Developing, testing, and monitoring connections to interfacing systems such as data feeds from numerous organizations and user interactions from other Sponsor organizations
  • Working with other programs to coordinate the integration of enterprise services to be consumed/used by the Sponsor system
  • As this program matures, this role may require occasional on-call after-hours support
  • Development of technical documentation and briefing materials to support program status reviews, control gates, and other presentations as directed by program management

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 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.