Systems Administrator Senior

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Bossier City, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ84303

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Administrator Senior joining our team to support Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located at the ITC in Bossier City, La.

GDIT is seeking a Systems Administrator Senior to join our team in support of TSS. This role includes supporting Windows and UNIX environments, both on premises and in the Cloud. Additional duties include maintaining an organizations computer systems workflows, as well as the upkeep, configuration, patching, and reliable operation of computer systems, to include fixing network issues, updating equipment and software; creation and administration of profiles and accounts; and creation and maintenance of systems documentation; as well as troubleshooting enterprise systems both on premises and in cloud environments.

The Systems Administrator Senior will be responsible for provisioning and de-provisioning of resources across all on premises and cloud hosting environments, to include but not limited to, administration, configuration, and management support, backup and recovery for the Windows and Linux environments.  They will identify, evaluate, and recommend best of breed solutions to solve the business and customer problems.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, responsibilities will include:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Work across teams, and external customer groups to develop strategy, design solutions, and advise implementation teams during deployment.

  • Build and maintain technical relationships with managers of the organization and technology providers by leading and facilitating cloud technology discussions and aligning solutions with client needs.

  • Provide communication, ensuring that managers, team members, stakeholders within the organization, and clients are kept informed of relevant trends and projects.

  • Research new or alternative technologies, document findings, conduct pilots and evaluate multiple vendors, make recommendations, and develop business cases to justify the investment.

  • Deal with escalations. Make assessments, recommendations or provide solutions to resolve issues.

  • Mentor and train staff, ensuring they are up to speed on critical processes and technologies related to the organizations’ goals and soft skills needed to succeed.

  • Develop timelines for projects.

  • Contribute to budgeting for and understand the financial impact of cloud technology decisions.

  • Write functional requirements/specifications documents.

  • Guide the selection, implementation, and deployment processes for new cloud technology rollouts.


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience (Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related area is preferred)

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Experience with Linux/Red Hat OS or Windows Server OS 2012 and above


  • Experience with Cloud Computing, active cloud certification in AWS, Google, or Azure (AWS Preferred)

  • Cloud migration experience

  • Advanced degree.


  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and requirements

  • Motivated team player


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. 

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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.