Senior System Admin - Norfolk SDP

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Norfolk, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135463

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular
Senior member of the system administration team for a major DOD enterprise network. Actively monitors operational condition of all systems. Performs system operations and maintenance functions.


  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems, specifically Windows and Linux; Linux experience is required.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Manages active directory settings
  • Collaborates with other system engineers or application owners to design solutions for customers.
  • Identifies hardware, software and services required to meet customer needs.
  • Manages system stability, operation, and scalability.
  • Provide technical guidance for troubleshooting systems and designing new solutions.
  • Evaluates current or developing technologies to consider for implementation weighing such factors as cost, compatibility, and usability.
  • Communicates with customers to understand current and future requirements for their systems and be able to speak on their behalf to the configuration management team.
  • Documents design specifications, installation instructions, new processes, and procedures.
  • Performs ongoing hardware and software maintenance to include installing or upgrade hardware or software.
  • Performs patching as assigned.
  • Performs SCAP/STIG functions as assigned when Quarterly STIG updates are released.
  • Configures servers and appliances to meet functional specifications and cybersecurity requirements.
  • Evaluates existing systems to suggest changes to meet organizational requirements.
  • Communicates project information through status reports, technical reports and presentations.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Prepares system documentation, including system configuration, administration guides, standard operating procedures and concept of operations as required.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Linux Experience Required.


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6-8 years of directly related experience in in Systems Administration Linux, Active Directory, Storage, Virtualization, and IA/Cyber Security compliance required.
  • Hands-on STIG/SCAP experience required.
  • Active DOD Secret clearance required; SSBI required.
  • Current Security+ certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Server 2016 or later, Windows 10 SHB, etc.)
  • Active Directory (2012 and later) group policies design and implementation
  • Implementing and supporting Microsoft BackOffice products (Exchange, SharePoint, SMS)
  • Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • VMware vSphere 6 administration
  • SAN Storage Design, fiber switches and administration
  • Citrix, VDI, Hyper-V desktop design and administration
  • Working knowledge of server hardware (RAID, clustering, virtualization, etc.)
  • TCP/IP protocol, NTP, DHCP, DNS, etc.
  • Knowledge of MS Forefront Identity Management a plus
  • Microsoft SQL 2012/2014 and MySQL administration a plus
  • PowerShell a plus
  • Understanding of IT Security best practices to meet DOD STIGs

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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.