Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Responsibilities for this Position
Systems - Infrastructure Software Administrator/Engineer

Job ID: 2022-57907
USA-MA-Pittsfield
Required Clearance: Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
Posted Date: 11/10/2022
Category: Engineering-Systems
Employment Type: College
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, youll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

Responsibilities for this Position
  • Understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016) technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
  • Understanding of Linux server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
  • Understanding of Virtualization (VMWare) technologies
  • Experience integrating software on a common operating system
  • Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH

ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE SKILLS:

  • Experience with Scanning/Vulnerability Management tools (VMS, ACAS, Nessus)
  • Experience with Data Protection Software such as Acronis or Veritas
  • Ability to perform network troubleshooting (Certificates, 802.1x, multicast, TCP/IP etc)
  • Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH
  • Experience with security software such as McAfees Host Based Security System
  • Operating system certifications (Windows Server, RedHat Linux)
  • Security + certification, or ability to obtain Security + certification
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Experience with systems administration software such as Splunk and Landesk
  • Experienced with designing, configuring, and securing virtual machines
  • Experience with implementing basic Windows mail servers.
  • Knowledge of Exchange 2010 & 2016.
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit knowledge
  • Troubleshooting skills with Active Directory Replication
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) administration
  • Data Backup Systems Administrator
  • Experience configuring SNMP on Windows servers
  • Experience supporting end-users
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Other applicable certifications (e.g. Windows/Linux Certifications, CompTIA Security+, Network+, CCNA, MCSA, MCSE, Linux+)
  • Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, information technology or a related specialized area or field
  • Experience working on the LCS class of ships

TRAVEL AVAILABILITY:

The selected candidate will be expected to travel up to 25% of the time supporting Littoral Combat Ships (LCS-class ships) and will work within the parameters and rules common to U.S. Naval vessels.

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Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the worlds most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine whats possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits

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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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.

Should I Apply?

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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