Systems Administrator Advisor

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-60632

  • Manages server backups and remediation of system vulnerabilities to include STIG compliance
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products
  • May program in an administrative language such as PowerShell
  • Oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results
  • Provides advice and training to end-users and help desk personnel
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
  • Participates in special projects as required
  • Self-starter and ability to work tasks with little supervision or assistance
  • Proactively identify issues and resolve and make suggestions for improvements to the environment
  • Troubleshoot issues to resolution with customer impacting issues being priority and worked on until completion
  • Monthly (weekend) maintenance work required, as well as after-hours support for customer impacting issues, as required with little to no advanced notice





Bachelor's in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 8 years of demonstrated results or a Master's degree and 6 years of relevant experience. Full experience within own IT field and applications is required.


The successful Windows Systems Administrator must have:

  • Demonstrate 5-8 yrs. of directly related experience in Tier II and Tier III support
  • 5+ years' experience with Installing, configuring and supporting windows-based applications on Windows 7, 8, and 10 desktop systems, both virtual and physical
  • Analyzing requirements for deployment of new desktop applications, creating deployment plans and automation processes for new applications
  • Extensive knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance
  • Hands-on experience managing Windows Active Directory Services
  • Demonstrated experience with WSUS and preferred experience with System Center Configuration Manager for patch management
  • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining
  • Desktop Image creation and validation using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Maintaining updated drive packs for various hardware vendors including Dell and HP
  • Hands-on experience supporting additional Microsoft products (Office, Project, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in utilization of Remedy
  • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications
  • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, taclanes, etc.) and infrastructure -Demonstrated experience with applying STIGs to systems, applications and components and troubleshooting STIG related issues
  • Demonstrates experience administrating Hyper-V and clustered services

This position requires a minimum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

  • A minimum of a IAT Level II (DoD 8570.1M) certification is required: e.g. GIAC Security Essentials - GSEC; CompTIA Security+ CE; Security Certified Network Professional - SCNP; Systems Security Certified Practitioner - SSCP


" 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.