Senior Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Administration
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

REQ#: RQ45919

Travel Required: None

GDIT has an immediate opening for an on-site Senior Systems Administrator supporting the Combat Arms Center (CAC) G6 Mission Data Center (MDC) on a US Army contract at Fort Leavenworth, KS.  The candidate must have experience installing, configuring and administering Windows Server 2016, SQL Server 2017, and SharePoint Server 2016.  Must have experience with the VMware 6.x suite, and practical experience to perform VMware server farm performance monitoring, patching, contingency operations, disaster recovery, business continuity, COOP, and contingency processes. 

This is a senior systems administrator (Sr. SA) position and must have five years practical experience in the following:

  • VMware ESXi,   vRealize Operations (vROps), Vcenter, and vCloud.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 / 2016 Administration
  • EMC VNX SAN  and  Fibre Channel switches
  • MS SQL database (SQL 2014 / 2017 with always on availability cluster)
  • MS IIS and related services
  • MS SharePoint Server 2013 / 2016

VMware, VSphere, EMC VNX SANs, NetApp SANs, and Microsoft Infrastructure Systems are important skillsets for this position.  Practical experience in administering SharePoint Enterprise sized farms is a must.  Server management with experience in Operations and Maintenance (O&M), which includes the following technologies:

  • Patch Management and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • SQL database administration, database backups, and restore experience
  • Applications and Performance Monitoring
  • Systems Capacity Planning
  • Problem Resolution, Troubleshooting / Performing Diagnostics, and Recommendations
  • Infrastructure Software and Application Software Deployment and configuration
  • Incident Response and Notifications / Alerting
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Infrastructure

Duties are as follows and performs:

  • Daily health and status monitoring of SharePoint Server Farm to include Windows Server 2012/2016, SQL Servers 2014/2017, and SharePoint 2013/2016.
  • Create and update dashboards within vROps and other tools to provide effective Business Intelligence views.
  • Provide weekly updates on Infrastructure Uptime, Availability, and Accessibility to the customer staff with ability to tailor views.
  • Patch to DISA standards Windows OS, SQL, SharePoint and other applications within the SharePoint 2013 Farm.
  • Implementation of the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) within the VMware infrastructure and within the SharePoint 2013 Farm. 
  • Creates documentation on processes and operational procedures (e.g. Standard Operating Procedures, SOPs) used within an operational environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • DoD 8570.1M IAT Level II (CE – MCSE Server Infrastructure or equivalent/updated training)
  • Windows Server 2012r2, SharePoint 2013 – 2016,
  • Knowledge and practical experience to perform physical and VMware server farms contingency operations, disaster recovery, and business continuity
  • Experience in Operations and maintenance, which includes system administration, SQL database administration, data backups, application monitoring, performance monitoring, capacity planning, problem resolution, infrastructure software deployment, application software deployment, configuration/patch management, and incident response.
  • Must be able to mentor and train junior level administrators and brief customers on system performance and status updates. 


  • The selected candidate must be DoD 8570.1M  IAT Level II compliant (e.g. CompTIA Security+ Certification) prior to start on task order. 
  • Bachelor Degree in a technical field.
  • Deep domain troubleshooting skillsets, knowledge of infrastructure tools, and resolving issues on virtual machines (VMs), hardware, vCenter and storage utilizing vRealize Operations Manager (vROps).
  • Five years practical experience in VMware, VSphere, EMC, EMC VNX SANs, NETAPP NAS, Microsoft and VMware Certifications.
  • Five years practical experience in administering SharePoint Enterprise sized farms
  • Server management and maintenance 
  • Knowledgeable of COOP and contingency processes
  • MCSE Certification in Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016 or Azure Cloud or Server Infrastructure
  • Current active CAC and DoD SECRET clearance
  • Practical experience is setting up systems monitoring and performance dashboards
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.