Systems Administration Specialist

General Dynamics Mission Systems Mcleansville , NC 27301

Posted 4 months ago

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 Top Secret level security clearance is required at time of hire (you must be SCI & poly 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Systems Administration Specialist. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems

Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems

Serves as a front line interface to users with technical issues

Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases

Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff

Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies

Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users The Server System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day support of Server services

Performs Server and Workstation administration for Server and Workstation Operating SystemsPerforms administration of physical and virtualized servers and workstations

Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware

Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers

Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers, workstations, and networks

Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers, Network, and Workstation performance using monitoring tools Performs, maintains, troubleshoots and does analysis of alerts on Servers, Workstations, and NetworksPerforms administration of physical and virtualized servers, workstations, and networks using industry standard technologies Performs administration of servers, workstations, and networks in lab environments that are physical and virtualized using industry standard technologies

  • Performs hardening, STIGs, and other security compliance requirements

  • Performs Network administration

  • Performs routine administration such as anitvirus updates, patching, SCAP SCANS and remediation

  • Complies with security controls such as Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Helps with designing and planning new network infrastructures and isolated LANsKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related fields

Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems

Uses judgment within defined policies and practices

Works under limited direction

Determines and develops approach to solutions

Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met

Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives

Requires a solid understanding of Servers based operating systems

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with non-technical and technical audiences

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals including technical and non-technical staff

Ability to work individually or collaboratively as part of a high-performance team

Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Experience in Hardening, Encryption, and Scanning Tools

  • Experience with security compliance requirements

Troubleshooting skills within the Servers OS as well as both networking and storage technologies

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 13,000+ 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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