Advanced Systems Administration Specialist

General Dynamics Bloomington , MN 55431

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities for this Position

Advanced Systems Administration Specialist

Job ID: 2020-45820

USA-MN-Bloomington

Required Clearance: TS/SCI

Posted Date: 9/24/2020

Category: Information Technology

Employment Type: Full Time

Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's 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 is required at time of hire. 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

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of what's possible. Here you'll 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, you'll 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. You'll 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, you'll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools.

What you'll experience:

  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret

  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next

  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • A Bachelor's 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

  • Familiarity with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), NIST SP 800-171, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), CIS Controls

  • Familiarity supporting software/hardware development tools & processes: JIRA, GitLab, Jenkins, CI/CD, GIT, DevOps, Software Development Kits (SDK)s, IDEs

  • Scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell

  • Experience installing, configuring, and writing ansible playbooks for infrastructure as code (IaC) automation with production and development environments

  • Kickstart/PXE Boot used to automate installation of operating system

  • Monitoring and alerting packages such as Nagios and Ganglia

  • TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking

  • Experience with patching of Windows platforms Client 10 and Server 2012R2/2016 or newer

  • Experience with patching of RedHat Linux/CentOS

  • Experience managing virtual machine with VMware vSphere and related technologies

  • Linux OS experience

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

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Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

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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