Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Las Cruces, New Mexico

REQ#: RQ89367

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Duties:

• Systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. Desktop system management responsibilities involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions.

• Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems and management of system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems

• Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.

• Provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution

• Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

• Install/load operating system and application software

• Isolate and resolve hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination therefore

• Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

• Perform software installations and upgrades to Unix/Windows operating systems and layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements; evaluation and installation of software/hardware patches and resolution of software related problems associated with COTS/GOTS products

• Create and follow procedures to maintain and manage multiple linked databases including security, data safety and integrity, disaster recovery, and bulk data import/exports.

• Conduct routine and emergency maintenance of assigned data center equipment

• Communicate/coordinate scheduled preventive maintenance windows with potentially impacted customers

• Collaborate and contribute to the development, administration, and testing of backup and recovery plans

• Ensure systems are secure to STIG guidelines by utilizing tools such as Retina and HBSS

• Maintain operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures (SOPs)

• Verify system availability with existing Enterprise tools

Requirements:

• Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and years of experience.

• Must have Security+ certification or DoD 8570 Level II equivalent within 90 days of hire

• TS/SCI Clearance required and eligibility to obtain CI Poly

• UNIX, Windows, and/or Storage administration

• Experience working with trouble reporting and tracking systems such as Security+

•Ability to respond to after hour calls “provide on-call support”

• Ability to travel 0-20% to local area sites as well as other locations with similar architecture/footprint.

• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Physical Requirements:

The employee will need to be able to lift/move/carry equipment as necessary (max 40 pounds)

Desired Skills:

• Experience in the imagery intelligence domain a plus

• Ability to create and modify scripts in multiple disciplines on Windows, Linux, and Solaris

systems

• Knowledge of the Customer’s processes and procedures and of the Customer’s production

systems a plus

• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

• Ability to function as a team member and independently

• Prefer skills in one or more of the following: Window Server, Red Hat, IRIX, Solaris,

Sybase, Informix, SQL, and Imagery Production Chain

• General knowledge of database administration, network administration and possess

network configuration management skills.

• Must have a valid US passport

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.