Systems Administrator, Senior- (TS/SCI clearance required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Computer Troubleshooting

Desktop Computers

Help Desk Support


REQ#: RQ148004
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Senior Systems Administrator with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Systems Administrator you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Senior Systems Administrator joining our team to provide technical support in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures for our client in the Newington, VA area.

● Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
● Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users
● May evaluate existing systems and assist with planning long-term strategies
● May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
● Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
● May serve as a team or task lead

● Education: Technical Training, Certification(s) and a BS/BA degree or related work experience in lieu of a degree.

● Experience: 3+ years of related systems administration work experience.
● Required Technical Skills: Provide technical support in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures
● Required Skills and Abilities: Troubleshoots moderately complex system hardware and software issues
● Preferred Skills: Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages

● ​Must have a current TS/SCI clearance and a current DOD 8570 related certification, such as Security + CE.

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology and the ability to make a real impact on the world around you.

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

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.