Senior Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ63991

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is hiring a Senior Systems Administrator to support JSP- ETM activities at the Pentagon (Arlington, VA). This position will deploy, configure, test, and manage COTS products and customize tools to ensure applications meet documented Operations and Engineering program requirements. A typical day in this role will include:

  • Administer various EMS applications that supports Engineering, Operations, and Security departments.
  • Assist with the development of system architectures and project plans.
  • Provide application maintenance patching, pilot testing, software upgrades, and deployment support of new software baselines for the Production environment.
  • Serve as a liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

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

  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Active Top Secret clearance at the time of hire (with eligible for SCI Security Clearance)
  • Active Security+ CE Certification (or higher) at time of hire.
  • 5+ years of experience in systems engineering, administration, and analysis.
  • Bachelors degree. Work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 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.

Working knowledge and hands-on experience with:

  • Open LDAP
  • RSA SecurID
  • Red Hat Linux, Solaris, and Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 operating systems
  • Single Sign On (SSO) Portal tool integration and administration
  • VMWare / Hypervisor
  • Remedy Ticketing System


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.