The Senior Systems Administrator maintains an organization's computer systems' workflows and is responsible for the upkeep, configuration and reliable operation of computer systems, including fixing network issues along with updating equipment and software.
Creates and administers profiles and accounts and maintains systems documentation.
Tunes system performance for optimal conditions. Installs system-wide software.
Independently provides advance level technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.
Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues that are moderate to high complexity in scope.
Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software.
Performs advance 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 advance 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 provide guidance to less-experienced personnel.
Evaluates existing systems and assists with planning long-term strategies.
May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.
Bachelor Degree in a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; or 5+ years of experience desired.
CompTIA Security+ or other DoD 8570.O1M IAT Level II Certified Required.
Secret Clearance Required
This is a 4 - 6 month temporary position that could go longer. Potential for other permanent opportunities.
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.
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