Systems Administrator Sr Advisor : TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ60317

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

The System Administrator is responsible for the implementation, support, and maintenance of all aspects of the project’s infrastructure. Project infrastructure includes hardware, software, and networking resources. Activities include but are not limited to:

* Monitoring health and capacity of system resources (Nagios, CloudAudit, VROPS, ELK, Prometheus)

* Responding to reoccurring operations and maintenance activities (VM creation, Linux/Windows support, DNS/Certificate support)

* Development and implementation of new hardware and software capabilities (Central Logging, Resource Monitoring and Notification, Dev/Op Automation)

* Managing hardware and software life-cycles and maintaining applicable vendor relationships (end-of life tracking, licenses and support contracts)

* Participating in and conducting applicable accreditation support (scans, automation, auditing)

* Providing general system administration guidance and support (disk management, account creation, design reviews)

* Creating and maintain project level infrastructure standards and conventions (naming conventions, SOPs)


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical, or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience. Minimum 10 years of related system administration experience.


This Infrastructure team member must currently be a Linux and/or Windows system administrator proficient with one or more scripting tools (Python, PowerShell, Shell scripting) and have direct experience in one or more of the following:


- Managing server resources in a VMWare/VSphere environment.

- Performing upgrades and product updates as appropriate.

- Monitoring and proactive identification of constrained resources.


- Working knowledge of NetApp storage architecture.

- Performing upgrades and product updates as appropriate.

- Direct experience with Data on Tap and Command Line interface.


- Familiarity and firsthand knowledge of our customer’s AWS/C2S environment.

Server/Resource Automation

- Experience with automations tools such as Puppet and Ansible (preferably Ansible and/or Ansible Tower).

- Knowledge and experience with Cloud Formation and C2S Automation technics.

Hardware/Networking Experiences

- Direct experience with HP’s C7000 and/or Apollo architectures.

- Ability to maintain and implement networking updates and configuration.

- Knowledge and experience of Cisco networking and configuration.

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

May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ 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.