Windows Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Huntsville, Alabama

REQ#: RQ135460

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for an energetic Windows Systems Administrator to join our team in the Huntsville, AL location.

Detailed Description: Provide PC support services to end-users' Windows desktops, Windows & Mac laptops, Windows & iOS mobile devices, Windows tablets, and miscellaneous printers. Maintain a good PC and systems administration support relationship between GDIT and ASA through an open channel of problem reporting, problem repair, and preventative maintenance.

Primary daily tasks will include: the operations, monitoring, reporting, and repairing of server hardware, backups, patching, anti-virus, and asset-management support services. Secondary daily and weekly tasks will include testing of backup-sets through test restorations, event log monitoring, Microsoft Active Directory support, Microsoft Systems Center support, bare-metal and virtualized server creations and maintenance, and vulnerability scanning.


Required Qualifications: BA/BS or equivalent experience, 2+ years experience.

  • Independently provides technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.
  • Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues.
  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software.
  • Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.
  • Independently ensures data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.
  • Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.
  • May evaluate existing systems and assist with planning long-term strategies.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working with other Systems Administrators daily in team setting.
  • Providing first contact and incident resolution to users with hardware, software, and application problems.
  • Experience with Windows operating systems.
  • Experience with mobile devices (iOS and Android.)
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities.
  • Installing/Configuring PCs, printers, peripherals, and software.
  • Using vulnerability reports for patching of Windows systems.
  • Security issue remediation.
  • Knowledge of PC hardware.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working with vendors to maintain laptop and desktop hardware.
  • Security+ certification, equivalent, or ability to attain within 6 months.
  • Basic knowledge of virtualization.
  • Office 365 enterprise.
  • Experience with Nessus (or similar SW) Vulnerability Scanning.
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Experience with BackupExec.
  • Experience with Active Directory.
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange.
  • Experience with RAID.
  • Experience with Multi-factor authentication.
  • Experience with Powershell.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

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.