System Administrator Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Hardware

Computer Servers

Desktop Computers

Software Support

REQ#: RQ165311
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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 Expert 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.

Program summary: Provide system/software engineering support to U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC), IEW&S Directorate Sensors and Mission Division (SMED) to maintain mission continuity, provide a world-class sustainment workforce focused on current and future Warfighter requirements, provide software solutions and services for present and future customers, and maintain Army field readiness with Post-Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS).

This support is for the following systems:

  • Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A)
  • Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) OGS SIPR
  • Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS)
  • Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS)
  • Husky Mounted Detection System
  • Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3)
  • Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (SGF)
  • Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite)

HOW A SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR EXPERT WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Must have knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or system administration of Unix or Windows networks/systems. 
  • Must be capable of managing the servers, which typically involves installing and upgrading the servers, as well as solving any kind of problems with the systems.
  • Must provide the essential software support for the laptops, desktop personal computers, and printers, including the configuration of the hardware devices, testing new software and designing the structure of the network.
  • Must be capable of monitoring the system configuration, including the server event log.
  • Must be capable of testing the operating system software, the networking software and the computer hardware.
  • Must be capable of monitoring and developing the procedures for backups of the servers..

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Education: BA/BS Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or

Technical discipline. Four Additional years of applicable experience with appropriate certifications may be substituted for the degree.
Required Experience: 10+ years of related experience
Certifications:

  • IAT I

Recommended one or more of the following certifications:

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 Linux Administrator
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization

Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI
Location: Hybrid
US Citizenship - Required

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 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
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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

Certification

Travel Required

10-25%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

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.