Sr. System Administrator Specialist

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-28704
USA-GA-Kings Bay
Category
Engineering-Other
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

 

Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Sr. System Administrator Specialist.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Responsible for managing 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
  • Serves as a front line interface to users with technical issues
  • Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases
  • Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff
  • Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies
  • Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users
  • The Server System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day support of Server services
  • Performs Server administration for Server Operating Systems
  • Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers
  • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical server hardware
  • Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers
  • Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers
  • Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools
  • Performs troubleshooting on Servers 
  • Run scripts and tools to automate repetitive processes and provides inputs for improvements
  • Provides input and follows a Disaster Recovery Plan for Physical and Virtual Servers
  • Executes Security Compliancy processes and policies
  • Executes necessary configurations to ensure compliance with back-up and disaster recovery policies and procedures
  • Supports Server related standards, policies, and procedures
  • Troubleshoots Server technical issues
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives
  • Some contact with multiple work groups
  • Generally works with other members of a team
  • Some Travel Required
  • Focuses on becoming a subject matter expert (SME) in a particular technical area
  • Stays up to date on technology trends
  • Qualify Waterfront and Limited Area System Administrator
  • Maintain continuing education for acquired certification
  • Advanced IT certifications will be required throughout employment
  • May be required to be On-Call and Call-In status is required after normal working hours, on weekends and holidays on a rotating basis
  • Will be required to complete Electronic Security Systems Technician qualifications  

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Full use and application of standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques 
  • Provides resolutions to an assortment of problems of moderately complex scope
  • Uses judgment within defined practices and procedures
  • Works under normal supervision
  • Follows established directions
  • Work is reviewed for accuracy and overall adequacy
  • Contributes to the fulfillment of projects and organizational objectives
  • May provide guidance to non-exempt personnel
  • Requires a good understanding of Server based operating systems
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with non-technical and technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals including technical and non-technical staff
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in developing and implement plans for upgrades and system enhancements
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in writing policies, procedures, and create system documentation
  • Good troubleshooting skills within the Servers OS as well as both networking and storage technologies
  • Must have hands-on experience deploying and supporting large-scale enterprise server solutions 
  • Working knowledge of access, permissions and security that gives the clients the access to the data they need to perform their daily activities
  • Elevate more complex issues
  • Must learn the current AC&D system

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • DoD 8570 IAT level II certification (CompTIA Security +, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, Linux+, MCSA, VMWare.)
  • MTA 98-365 certification or must be completed within 3 months from date of employment

 

 

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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