• Systems Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph

    Job Locations USA-VA-Ft Belvoir
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    •  Understand all the different systems that are monitored in the help desk and the Tier level responsibilities for the systems.
    • Provide IT Service Management functions and first level troubleshooting to all customers.
      1. Use procedures to perform identification, troubleshooting, and diagnosis of failures and restore system capability to operations.
      2. Analyze, diagnose, and isolate failures to hardware.
      3. Directly replace or coordinate replacement of hardware failures.
      4. Collect data for proper escalation and resolution by Tier 2/3.
    • Perform network management services to include: monitoring network device health and status, monitoring network performance and utilization optimization.
    • Perform OS monitoring, Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) software monitoring, custom software monitoring, resource memory allocation, etc.
    • Perform modifications to authorized user lists, user profiles, and file system maintenance.
    • Understand all ITSM processes and document work accurately and effectively through the use of a ticketing system.
    • Perform visual inspections of hardware and document/report all findings.
    • Understand the Program Service Level Agreements (SLA) to ensure proper completion of work within timelines.
    • Manage account requests and provide account management responsibilities for personnel on numerous systems.
    • Know all functional leads and technicians for all the managed systems by the  program.
    • Understand local site command and hierarchy.
    • Know POC’s for systems that the Program does not have responsibility for.
    • Interface with customers and government officials.



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



    0-2 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

    • UNIX/LINUX System Administration - Preferred
    • Windows System Administration - Preferred
    • Shift work (Panama Schedule - 12 hours/day for a total of 7 days over 2 week period)

    Must possess an appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification. In addition, candidate must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Training within six (6) months of Hire Date.


    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.


    Due to the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client all candidates must hold a TS/SCI with Polygraph.


    Shift work is on a rotating Panama Schedule.


    Schedule 1                        Schedule 2

    Work - Mon, Tues            Off - Mon, Tue

    Off - Wed, Thur                Work - Wed, Thu

    Work - Fri, Sat, Sun          Off - Fri, Sat, Sun

    Off - Mon, Tue                   Work - Mon, Tues

    Work - Wed, Thu               Off - Wed, Thur 

    Off - Fri, Sat, Sun               Work - Fri, Sat, Sun 


    Shifts are 6 AM to 6 PM, 6 PM to 6 AM


    Benefits of this Position:

    • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
    • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
    • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework
    • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
    • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
    • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
    • Parking and transit commuter benefits


    Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

    • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
    • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
    • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
    • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
    • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
    • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance 

    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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