General Dynamics Information Technology Linux System Administrator with VM Background and an Active TS/SCI and Poly in Fort Meade, Maryland
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret w/SCI eligibility
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret SCI
Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems. Experience building, patching and maintaining servers both physical and virtual. An understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Services or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is necessary.
Provide system support services for Virtual Machines (VM's) and images (scripting, image maintenance, system configuration and automation)
Establish automated workflows through PowerShell scripting and Task Sequence for creating and deploying cloud images.
Ensure VMs and images are reporting to corporate tools (SCCM, ePO, etc)
Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes as required by evolvement of production environments, updating software and software configurations
Maintain up to date system documentation for all responsible systems
Troubleshoot systems identifying hardware, software and procedural issues.
Respond to internal trouble ticket system requests:
Respond promptly and courteously to engineering requests for assistance, take ownership and ensure resolution of tickets in a timely manner.
Determine the nature of the problem being reported
Initiate the action necessary to resolve the problem
Document all communication to and from customers
Ensure follow-up on outstanding service issues
Implement plans for deploying new services in a highly available and automated environment
Be a proactive member of team looking for improvements in technologies and efficiencies
Assume other duties/projects as they arise and be responsive to the needs of the department
Provide weekly status report on activities completed in the last week and current projects.
Experience with Linux systems in the areas of system administration troubleshooting, integration, shell scripting, and development. This includes Task Sequence, SCCM, ePO, PowerShell scripting and configuring/maintaining DNS
Experience with VMWare and supporting a virtual infrastructure; and OpenStack
Experience with Cloud infrastructure Services or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Experience with configuration management and development environments such as: git, subversion, or Jenkins
Experience with any of the following: JIRA, Nagios, Python, Puppet, YUMRpo, Ansible Tower, and/or ILOM
Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP)
Experience with Windows System Administration
To qualify, candidate must also meet these basic qualifications:
• Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
• One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, GICSP, CSA+, CCNA-Security, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.
• Must be available for on-call support.
• Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.
Required Education & Related Experience: Either a Doctorate plus 1 year ,OR Master’s plus 3 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 5 years, Associate’s plus 7 years, OR H.S./GED plus 9 years
# of Openings:
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
T elecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed
USA MD Fort Meade - 9800 Savage Rd (MDC083)
Additional Work Locations:
USA MD Columbia - 8830 Stanford Blvd (MDS004)
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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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