Junior Systems Administrator - Top Secret Clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

BMC Remedy Ticketing System

COTS Implementations

EMS Enterprise


REQ#: RQ148190
Requisition Type: Regular
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

Secure and expertly apply the latest technologies to advance the mission as a Systems Administrator with GDIT. Your work in enterprise IT will help our clients overcome evolving demands and missions. Own the opportunity to accelerate digital modernization for our clients as you accelerate your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrator joining our team to support JSP-ETM activities at the Pentagon.

How A Systems Administrator Will Make an Impact:

  • Troubleshoot accounts for users and applications. 

  • Monitor and troubleshoot performance monitoring tools. 

  • Manage COTS products and coordinate with senior engineers.

  • Administers various EMS applications that supports Engineering, Operations, and Security departments.

  • Provides application maintenance patching, pilot testing, software upgrades, and deployment support of new software baselines for the Production environment.

  • Serves as a liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

  • Competent to work at a technical level on all phases of application administration activities.

  • Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Develops and maintain documentation such as SOPs on existing and new applications.

What you will need to Succeed:

  • Certification, technical training or work / military experience; commensurate with an associate degree in computer science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.

  • Active Security+ CE Certification (or higher) at time of hire.

  • Computational certification (similar to Network+)

  • Active Top Secret clearance at the time of hire (with eligible for SCI Security Clearance)

  • 3+ years of experience in systems engineering, administration, and analysis.

  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience with:

    • Open LDAP

    • RSA SecurID

    • Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft Windows Server 2016/2020 operating systems

    • Single Sign On (SSO) Portal tool integration and administration

    • VMWare / Hypervisor

    • Remedy Ticketing System

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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


Network+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.