Colorado Springs, Colorado

Responsibilities for this Position
Advanced Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2022-58148
USA-CO-Colorado Springs
Required Clearance: TS/SCI
Posted Date: 12/2/2022
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance will be required, but we can consider a Secret/TS if 'SCI' eligible. 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.

Offering a sign on bonus!

Responsibilities for this Position

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nations heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of whats possible. Here youll work with the best and your talent will be front and center on projects that impact the world. Are you up to the challenge?

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As an Advanced Systems Administration Specialist, youll serve as a front-line interface to users with technical issues by conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. Your duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users. Youll also be responsible for the day-to-day support of server services by performing server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems and configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware and network related interfaces on servers. And, youll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools.

What youll experience:
  • Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discovered
What you bring to the table:
  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience
  • Solid understanding of server based operating systems
  • Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies
  • Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes
What sets you apart:
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and 2019 set up, deployment and maintenance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows 7 and 10 set up, deployment and maintenance
  • Proficient with Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy Management, DNS, and DHCP
  • Experience with Networking, Routing, and Firewalls
  • Experience with server virtualization
  • Experience with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-53
  • CISSP, Security +, or equivalent certification required
  • Ability to work independently

NOTE: This position is ON SITE in Colorado Springs, CO. Relocation assistance and/or a sign on bonus may be available.

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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Salary Note
This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.

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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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