Senior Network Administrator (VMWARE/Red Hat Linux) - Top Secret Required

Clearance Level
Interim Top Secret
Cyber Security
Beltsville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ42901

The ideal candidate will have a wide array of experience in IT and cybersecurity in an operational environment.

Key Personality traits that will do well in this environment

  • Inquisitive by nature; you know where to look on the web to find answers and it is your go-to when confronted with a problem.
  • You enjoy collaboration and sharing information with other highly technical people.
  • You understand why multitasking is counterproductive but do understand why it is an important skill set to have.

Environment you will work in

  • The intersection of cybersecurity and data. No better place to be.
  • Highly technical environment. Your inner geek will be at home here.
  • Job site is in Beltsville, MD
  • No remote work / no travel

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Build, test, monitor, and troubleshoot a variety of platforms, operating systems and applications using established procedures.  
  • Provide system administration support to existing and new infrastructure, including addressing performance problems that may be present.
  • Document and track reported matters of significance where assigned. 
  • Ensure issues have been resolved as appropriate and in accordance with established service agreements or procedures.
  • Perform major system software updates for a number of different enclaves. 
  • Monitor, analyze and understand change management environment to enhance problem resolution capabilities.
  • Assesses system information to determine appropriateness of other updates and enhancements. 
  • Initiate and oversee the system troubleshooting to expedite problem resolution. 
  • Monitor processes and resolve matters of significance in order to ensure completion in accordance with established service agreements.
  • Participates in the implementation of application, system or network changes.  Conducts testing to ensure installation meets appropriate standards and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to build necessary lab environments supporting Windows, Linux, VMware and cloud systems.


  • Active top secret security clearance.
  • Experience using ticketing systems to track and address fulfill service requirements.
  • Experience with Change and Configuration Management processes to document system and application attributes
  • VCA - VMware Certified Associate

Preferred Requirements:

  • Network +
  • Security +
  • VCP – VMware Certified Professional
  • ITILv4 Foundations

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.