Senior Systems Administrator | TS clearance

Clearance Level
Interim Top Secret
Systems Administration
Norfolk, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Systems



System Backups

REQ#: RQ175272
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Senior Systems Administrator with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Systems Administrator, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Systems Administrator joining our team in Norfolk, VA supporting the Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC).

CNIC enables and sustains naval forces from the Shore by designing, developing and delivering integrated shore capabilities to the Fleet, Fighter and Family.

**This position is contingent upon position unding**


  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems, specifically Linux and Windows

  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.

  • Manages active directory settings Collaborates with other system engineers or application owners to design solutions for customers.

  • Linux Administration

  • Caching and Authoritative DNS Administration

  • Fiber Switch Configuration / Upkeep

  • SAN Administration / Troubleshooting

  • Commvault Processes / Schedules

  • Commvault Administration / Troubleshooting

  • Identifies hardware, software and services required to meet customer needs.

  • Manages system stability, operation, and scalability.

  • Provide technical guidance for troubleshooting systems and designing new solutions.

  • Evaluate current or developing technologies to consider for implementation weighing such factors as cost, compatibility, and usability.

  • Communicate with customers to understand current and future requirements for their systems and be able to speak on their behalf to the configuration management team.

  • Document design specifications, installation instructions, new processes, and procedures. Perform ongoing hardware and software maintenance to include installing or upgrade hardware or software.

  • Perform patching as assigned.

  • Perform SCAP/STIG functions as assigned when Quarterly STIG updates are released.

  • Configure servers and appliances to meet functional specifications and cybersecurity requirements.

  • Evaluate existing systems to suggest changes to meet organizational requirements.

  • Communicate project information through technical reports and presentations.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Prepare system documentation, including system configuration, administration guides, standard operating procedures and concept of operations as required.

  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active Top Secret clearance (Secret with T5 is acceptable)

  • Required Experience: 6 - 8 years of experience

  • Required Certifications: Current Security+ CE certification

  • Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline (equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience accepted).

  • Required Technical Skills: Experience in Systems Administration Linux, Active Directory, Storage, Virtualization, and IA/Cyber Security compliance required. Hands-on STIG/SCAP experience required.

  • Location: Onsite in Norfolk, VA.

  • Position Availability: This position is pending funding.


  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows 10 SHB, etc.)

  • Active Directory (2008/2012) group policies design and implementation

  • Implementing and supporting Microsoft BackOffice products (Exchange, SharePoint, SMS)

  • Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.

  • VMware vSphere 6 administration

  • SAN Storage Design, fiber switches and administration

  • Citrix, VDI, Hyper-V desktop design and administration

  • Working knowledge of server hardware (RAID, clustering, virtualization, etc.) TCP/IP protocol, NTP, DHCP, DNS, etc.

  • Knowledge of MS Forefront Identity Management a plus

  • Microsoft SQL 2012/2014 and MySQL administration a plus

  • PowerShell a plus

  • Understanding of IT Security best practices to meet DOD STIGs


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $80,226 - $133,973. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.