System Administrator - All Levels

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Clarksburg, West Virginia

REQ#: RQ102038

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

GDIT is seeking candidates to fill multiple System Administrator roles in support of Department of Defense (DOD) Biometric Enabling Capability (BEC) Increment 1 program, which is a follow-on program and its associated system, DOD Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS).  DOD ABIS is the authoritative biometrics enterprise system that provides matching, sharing and storing of biometrics data. DoD ABIS biometrics matched results enable the warfighter, commanders, biometric submitters, the intelligence community (IC), and other government agencies with the capability to conduct identity intelligence, make informed decisions and act against threat actors and neutral/unknown/non-aligned adversaries.

PdM BEC is the manager of DoD ABIS. PdM BEC manages the business, technical, and support strategies to sustain a biometric ingestion, process, store, match, and share capability for the DoD, non-DoD agencies, and coalition partners. DoD ABIS must facilitate the following operational capabilities 24x7x365 in support of the warfighter worldwide: Biometric data management, Biometric data examination services, Biometric customer support, Biometric Enabled Watchlist (BEWL) operations, Biometrics Examination Services, User profile management, Biometrics metrics reporting and Watch List management via Cross Domain Solution.

In this role, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and provisioning of ABIS for possible system problems.
  • Participate in program standup meetings to discuss system status, technical issues, or coordinate production system changes.
  • Execute backup and recovery, replication to AWS, images, builds, patches, mail gateways, proxies, spam filters, archive, mail recovery, and storage allocations.
  • Manage database interfaces, Elastisearch, physical storage maintenance, troubleshooting, configurations. 
  • Develop transactions reports, analysis, recommendations, and tracking and assessment of thresholds. 
  • Resolve system problems by analyzing the problem for resolution paths, implementing solutions, and/or working with vendors to resolve issues.
  • Participate in program standup meetings to discuss system status, technical issues, or coordinate production system changes.


  • Active Secret security clearance preferred
  • Must have familiarity with the following concepts and technologies: Elastisearch, AWS databases, SolarWinds, NetBackup, RedHat, Windows, O365, mail anti-spam, anti-virus, Dell DCSE, SolarWinds, RedHat Ceph, Dell DCSE
  • Preferred Qualifications:  Prior DoD ABIS, Enterprise Biometric Systems


  • Entry Level: BA/BS degree and 0+ years of related experience.
  • Mid Level: BA/BS degree and 5+ years of related experience.
  • Senior Level: BA/BS degree and 8+ years of related experience.
  • Master Level: BA/BS degree and 10+ years of related experience.
  • Expert Level: BA/BS degree and 20+ years of related experience.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.