• Sr Systems Administrator –Data Support Services - TS/SCI with Polygraph

    Job Location USA-VA-Chantilly
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
    • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
    • Sets up administrator and service accounts
    • Maintains system documentation
    • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products
    • Coordinates software installations and provides backup recovery
    • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources
    • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results
    • Provides advice and training to end-users
    • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
    • Participates in special projects as required


    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


    5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.


    The candidate should have at least 5 years day to day System Administration experience and troubleshooting with Windows 2008, 2008R2 or 2012R2 servers that includes Printer/Print Management, NTFS permission troubleshooting and some DHCP. Distributed File System (DFS) , Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) , SQL, and IIS experience or understanding is desirable.

    Highly motivated self-starter who needs little guidance. Being a senior position, the candidate will assist junior system administrators in these areas.


    Skills Required:

    • Data migrations
    • File / Print server functionality
    • Windows 7 / 10 troubleshooting
    • Application troubleshooting- Microsoft Office 2010 / 2016 applications
    • Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 R2 servers
    • Permissions request
    • Server Cluster Management
    • NetBackup
    • Amazon AWS functionality
    • Disk Storage Capacity
    • All around knowledge of DNS, DHCP, DFS, Exchange, SQL, and LYNC

    Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either CompTIA Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE is the preferred certification. In addition must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification prior to Hire Date.


    Because of the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client; all candidates must hold a TS/SCI Poly.


    As part of your role/function on the program; you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties; you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring; and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.






    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. 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.


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