Washington, District Of Columbia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA DC Washington - Customer Proprietary (DCC076)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ133405

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Administration

Job Qualifications:

Computer Systems, Software Packages, System Administration

5 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:
  • Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR with GDIT. A career in systems administration means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. You will develop technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures across the enterprise. At GDIT you'll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

    At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Systems Administrator joining our team to bring professionalism and initiative to a fast-paced environment that offers extensive options for training, certification, and career advancement. When we succeed, you succeed and together our best becomes better.


    • Troubleshoot complex system hardware and software issues.

    • Train end users on the proper use of hardware and software.
    • Perform advanced software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
    • Monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
    • Ensure workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.
    • Lead efforts to ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

    • Conduct advanced hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
    • Ensure that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.
    • Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies.
    • Coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals as needed.
    • Serve as a team or task lead as needed.


    • Education: BA/BS or equivalent
    • Required Experience: 8+ years of experience
    • Required Technical Skills: Experience with O&M support, requirements analysis, product integration, database baselining, and progress tracking; SolarWinds experience; experience with IAVM/STIG process Microsoft Domain systems administration, Windows Server, Windows 10, Group Policy, and Active Directory components

    • Security Clearance Level: Active Top Secret/SCI Eligibility Required.
    • Required Skills and Abilities: Ability to assess current and future needs and priorities; Experience as a primary contributor to a network team providing design, build, test, and implementation; ability to understand the needs of internal clients and translate their input into requirements; excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and team skills
    • Preferred Skills: Experience with classified systems accreditation; VMware vSphere configuration and maintenance; Aruba mobility controller experience
    • Location: On Customer Site, Washington, District of Columbia


    • 401K with company match
    • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
    • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
    • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

    • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
    • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA DC Washington

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.


Washington, District Of Columbia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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