Senior System Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Scottsdale, Arizona

REQ#: RQ80506

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

This position is not yet funded.

GDIT is currently looking to hire a Senor System Administrator.

Job Duties

  • Duties include server maintenance, and wiring.

  • Servers may be Windows or Linux, and include virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), and Windows Terminal Server

  • Personnel shall be US citizens with an active US Secret clearance (SECRET)

  • Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures. Provides interpretation to systems matters that are moderately complex in nature.

  • Provides troubleshooting support for system hardware and software issues that are highly complex in scope.

  • Performs advance software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

  • Applies advanced knowledge in monitoring and tuning the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

  • Provides guidance to less experienced personnel on workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

  • Leads data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

  • Conducts advanced to complex 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. Uses extensive independent judgement and is unsupervised.

  • Recognized subject matter expert in job area typically through advanced education and work experience. Manages large projects with limited oversight from manager.

  • Evaluates and assesses existing systems and plans long-term strategies.

  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

Candidate must possess an appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment;

  • Valid CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Security.

  • CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification.

  • In addition, candidate must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Training within six (6) months of Hire Date.

Successful candidates are expected to have related experience and knowledge/understanding of:

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Active Directory Administration  

  • DNS, DHCP, DFS, LDAP in a Windows or Linux environment

  • Windows 10, Server 2012, Server 2016

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 8+ years of experience

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.