• UNIX Administrator

    Job Locations USA-PA-Mechanicsburg | USA-VA-Richmond | USA-PA-Philadelphia | USA-OH-Dayton | USA-OH-Columbus | USA-VA-Ft Belvoir
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    GDIT is currently seeking UNIX Admins for an upcoming program!


    Responsibilities include:

    • Designs, configures, implements, and maintains UNIX hardware and operating system environments including; AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris.
    • Optimizes backup processes; optimizes disk space allocations; performs installations and upgrades; monitors and reviews logs; applies appropriate operating system security measures; designs and implements high availability solutions, and plans data migrations between systems.
    • Provides technical expertise and assistance to team members as required.
    • Monitors operating system, hardware, storage, and backup procedures.
    • Determines execution and recovery times during disaster recovery and production environment testing, along with designing and implementing efficiency improvements.
    • Engineers and implements redundant systems; develops and enforces policies, procedures, and tests for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.
    • Participates in initial project analysis including feasibility studies, scope, time line, task list, and duration of projects.
    • Designs, implements and performs UNIX authentication and security audits while providing solutions and remediation for identified discrepancies.
    • Reviews real-time trending information, and contacts tiered support, when necessary.
    • Maintains regular contact with users and supervisor/manager regarding status of open or pending service calls.
    • Assesses and develops long-term strategic goals for production operating systems versions in conjunction with data owners.




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



    • Seven (7) years systems administration experience on UNIX operating systems AIX, Solaris, or HP-UX.
    • Five (5) years experience with Disaster Recovery and data replication.
    • Five (5) years hands-on troubleshooting, tuning and patching experience.
    • Five (5) years administration, configuration and troubleshooting experience with UNIX Server Cluster, Load Balancing and Virtualization.
    • Must possess DoD Secret clearance and IT-1 access clearance (or SSBI)
    • Must possess certification meeting the DOD 8570.01 IAT level II (CCNA Security; GICSP; GSEC; Security+ CE; or SSCP)
    Computing Environment: HP UX CSA, HP OpenVMS, GCUX, SCSA, SCNA, UNIX AIX, RHCT, RHCE, RHCSA

    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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