NESD AWS Cloud Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Not Applicable, Virginia

REQ#: RQ84102

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

Join General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the worlds most complex technical challenges. The Naval Enterprise Service Desk (NESD) team is searching for an AWS Cloud Systems Administrator to join their program. This position is supportable virtually.

The AWS Systems Administrator supports the Lead Solutions Architect, responsible for implementing and maintaining the program virtual infrastructure.

This position performs the following responsibilities/functions: 

  • Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools

  • Performs software upgrades, patch installs, firmware upgrades then test for functionality on a periodic basis.

  • Develop Infrastructure as Code(IaC) to automate deployments and administrative operations within the environment using tools such as, Ansible and AWS CloudFormation.

  • Diagnosis and troubleshoot problems related to the OS, hardware, network, and related software

  • Troubleshoot and configure servers in a virtual environment

  • Create scripts in various shells to automate daily and periodic tasks.

  • Document work for leadership, update/create Standard Operating Procedures, and brief staff and customers various tasks

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; additional experience may be substituted for the degree

  • 5+ years of experience in network/systems administration:

    • Administering, optimizing, and configuring Linux and Windows servers

    • AWS - Creating and configuring new servers in a virtual environment

    • Experience managing networks

    • Working knowledge of Oracle databases

    • Improving system operations and functionality, monitoring and optimization of the servers

    • Requires ability to work in a collaborative environment to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • DoD 8570 certification

  • Interim Secret

The likely salary range for this position is $88,000 - $132,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.