System Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Active Directory (AD)

Customer Service


System Administration


REQ#: RQ169343
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a 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 Systems Administrator you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrator joining our team to provide technical support for our client in Newington, VA.


  • Acts as the routine contact point, receiving and handling requests for support. Receives and handles requests for service, following agreed procedures. 
  • Promptly allocates calls as appropriate and be able to manage one or more customer service or service desk functions. 
  • Logs incidents and service requests and maintains relevant records.
  • Identifies and classifies incident types and service interruptions and records incidents cataloging them by symptom and resolution. 
  • Acts under guidance to record and track reliability data for your services. 
  • Systematically interprets user problems and identifies solutions and possible side effects. 
  • Uses experience to address user problems and interrogates database for potential solutions. 
  • Escalates complex or unresolved incidents and records and tracks issues from the outset to the conclusion. 
  • Responds to common requests for service by providing information to enable fulfilment. Promptly allocates unresolved calls as appropriate. 
  • Maintains records, informs users about the process and advises relevant persons of actions taken. 
  • Responds to a broad range of service requests for support by providing information to fulfill requests or enable resolution. 
  • Provides first line investigation and diagnosis and promptly allocates unresolved issues as appropriate. 
  • Contributes to the creation of support documentation and assists with the development of standards, and applies these to track, monitor, report, resolve or escalate issues. 


  • Education: BA/BS in Information Technology related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • Required Experience: 3+ years of related experience System Administration on Service Desk
  • Required Technical Skills: Provide routine technical support in the software, hardware, configurations, and architectures. Experience using ticketing systems like ServiceNow.
  • Required Certification and Security Clearance Level: Must have a DOD 8570 certification, such as CompTIA Security + CE and current/active TS/SCI clearance.
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Troubleshoots system hardware and software issues.
  • Preferred Skills: May evaluate existing systems and assist with planning long-term strategies.
  • Location: Newington VA


  • 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 and ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $76,500 - $103,500. 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.