• Big Fix Patch Administrator

    Job Location USA-VA-Merrifield
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an immediate opportunity for an IBM BigFix Patch Administrator to:

    • Support Microsoft Windows and Unix/Linux environments.
    • Provide expert level patch management and automation support.
    • Perform as primary IBM Big Fix Systems Administrator in a large enterprise environment.
    • Perform Patch management tasks to include: maintaining current knowledge of available patches, deciding what patches are appropriate for particular systems, ensuring that patches are installed properly, testing systems after installation, and documenting all associated procedures
    • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.
    • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
    • Develop, document, and automate technical processes and procedures as needed. 

    We can only accept US citizens and or Green Card Holders.  The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years and not have left the country for longer than 180 cumulative days.


    BA/BS or equivalent experience. 


    8+ years of overall IT experience as well as:

    • Experienced in managing and operating the Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
    • Experienced in mapping policy, standards, procedures and process guideline documents to deployed and new systems
    • Experienced in identifying gaps and risks on systems and making recommendation on remediating solutions
    • Three years experience in configuring and administrating the IBM BigFix tool
    • Experience in generating and compiling vulnerability and threat reporting metrics
    • Experienced in software configuration management and documentation
    • Experienced in systems analysis and problem solving
    • Experienced in project analysis, planning, monitoring, and reporting

    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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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