Systems Administrator (GCCS)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ63849

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

USSOCOM's mission is to "Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks." As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing worldclass Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

We are seeking a System Administrator (GCCS) on site at MacDill Air Force Base. To be considered, candidates MUST HAVE an active TS/SCI.

Systems Administrators (GCCS) perform tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD.  Systems Administrators (GCCS) must possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s systems’ hardware and software. The position requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization. A background in the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required. This position monitors and controls one or more mid-range application servers. Systems Administrators (GCCS) studies program operating instructions to determine equipment setup and operations. Systems Administrators (GCCS) continuously observes the operation of assigned applications and storage devices to monitor system operation and determines the point of hardware or software failure.  This position manipulates systems in accordance with standard procedures to continue operations when individual units of a system malfunction. Systems Administrators (GCCS) confers with software systems engineering or applications programming personnel in the event that errors require a change of instructions or sequences of operations. The Systems Administrators (GCCS) maintains operating records such as machine performance and production reports. If applicable, this position shall be responsible for ensuring system availability and reliability of the Global Command and Control System - Joint (GCCS-J) and related GCCS Family of Systems (FoS) on the networks.

Typical duties include: 

  • Installing operating system software, patches, and upgrades 
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software, and networking issues 
  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning, and monitoring operating system software and hardware 
  • Performing system backups and recovery 
  • Conducting server builds
  •  Establishes complex operational databases, software configuration control and system interfaces for computer systems related to customer Global Command and Control Systems  
  • Maintains file servers, network access; documents, analyzes and troubleshoots systems anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance 

Educational Requirements:   BA/BS or equivalent. Candidates may substitute substantial, relevant experience for education for this position.

Certification Requirements:  

  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II


  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator OR  
  • Linux Professional Institute Linux Essentials OR 
  • Level 1 GCCS-J Unix System Administrator

Experience Requirements:   

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of related experience.   
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of Operations and technologies.  
  • Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure. 
  • Must stay abreast of industry developments and applicable Government regulations. 
  • Performs audits, operational analysis and risk assessments.  Make recommendations for enhancing services. 
  • Researches operational issues and providing mitigation recommendations. 
  • Formulates/Develop policies and procedures. 
  • Needs strong oral and written communications, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgement and self-motivation. 
  • Works independently with little to no supervision researching new technologies or comparing technologies to meet the customers need while providing an unbiased opinion. 
  • Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, RESTful, SOAP and HTTP). 
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills. 
  • Experience with GCCS Family of Systems (FOS).
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.