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Mission Information Technology Systems Administrator (MITSA) Associate

Mission Information Technology Systems Administrator (MITSA) Associate

Requisition ID 
# of Openings 
Job Location 
USA-FL-Hurlburt Field
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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A Mission Information Technology Systems Administrator (MITS-A) performs testing, implementation, operation, and maintenance of the Specialized Automated Mission Suite/Enhanced Situational Awareness (SAMS/ESA) system to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system. Performs research, testing, and implementation of new hardware and software loads to include COTS, GOTS, and SAMS-ESA unique software such as Jockey, Services Too, Bus Driver, and Short Bus as required. Creates and implements processes and procedures to ensure the provisioning and maintenance of SAMS-ESA is consistent with customer requirements, industry best practices and information assurance controls. Tracks incidents in Remedy and assigns tasks, provides the customer with information, trend analysis, and service improvement recommendations. Responsible for maintaining SAMS-ESA computers with current configurations and monthly mission product updates for global distribution. Provides software maintenance in the form of inspections and operational check of all hardware and software prior to installation.  Acts as the Subject Matter Expert in defining and creation of SOPs, TTP, and other support documentation to be used in the training of SAMS-ESA users on hardware and software capabilities and operation, locally or deployed locations.  Assist with all related configuration, asset, problem and knowledge management efforts related to SAMS-ESA initiatives.

  1. Working knowledge of Performance Flight Planning Software (PFPS) and Improved Many on Many (IMOM) required.
  2. Must be able to identify, analyze and troubleshoot a wide range of complex technical computer and network related problems effectively and efficiently
  3. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects across the team
  4. Experience in developing Standard Operating Procedures, Tactics, Techniques , and Procedures for Integration & Testing and Operational assets
  5. Experience providing IT support to USSOCOM weapons systems
  6. Advanced knowledge of Command & Control systems, Radio Frequency and Datalink communications is highly desired.
  7. Must possess knowledge of SIPRNET and NIPRNET networking hardware and software procedures.
  8. Advanced knowledge of SADL and PRC-117G radios, crypto loading, and radio/crypto configuration.
  9. Knowledge of development, testing and documentation procedures for in-flight systems is highly desired.
  10. Understand relational database structures and possess knowledge of basic SQL commands.
  11. Possess knowledge of and experience applying computer security policy, procedures, and protective measures.
  12. MCSE/RHCE or other advanced certification desired
  13. Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills, follow through, is detail-oriented and organized.


1. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline; or Technical School Certificate related to computer systems. Equivalent military training and operational experience will be assessed in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.

2. CompTia Security + CE certification required


2-5 years experienced providing IT services on multiple OS platforms for Microsoft and/or Linux/Red Hat required.

Work environment is an administrative office, IT Systems integration lab and flight line area

Position will require an annual 90-day OCONUS deployment in support of SAMS-ESA initiatives

Annual 90-day deployment rotations will be to an undisclosed OCONUS location. Note: Annual deployment locations may or may not be the same

Must be able to obtain a passport for OCONUS travel requirements

Lift over 35 LBS

Pass DoD’s medical requirements if position is OCONUS or for certain deployments


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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