Windows Systems Administrator

General Dynamics Mission Systems Oakton , VA 22124

Posted 1 month ago

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 8 years of demonstrated results or a Master's degree and 6 years of relevant experience. Full experience within own IT field and applications is required.

The successful Windows Systems Administrator must have:

  • Demonstrate 5-8 yrs. of directly related experience in Tier II and Tier III support

  • 5+ years' experience with Installing, configuring and supporting windows-based applications on Windows 7, 8, and 10 desktop systems, both virtual and physical

  • Analyzing requirements for deployment of new desktop applications, creating deployment plans and automation processes for new applications

  • Extensive knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance

  • Hands-on experience managing Windows Active Directory Services

  • Demonstrated experience with WSUS and preferred experience with System Center Configuration Manager for patch management

  • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining

  • Desktop Image creation and validation using System Center Configuration Manager

  • Maintaining updated drive packs for various hardware vendors including Dell and HP

  • Hands-on experience supporting additional Microsoft products (Office, Project, etc.)

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in utilization of Remedy

  • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications

  • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, taclanes, etc.) and infrastructure

  • Demonstrated experience with applying STIGs to systems, applications and components and troubleshooting STIG related issues
  • Demonstrates experience administrating Hyper-V and clustered services

This position requires a minimum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. 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.

  • A minimum of a IAT Level II (DoD 8570.1M) certification is required: e.g. GIAC Security Essentials
  • GSEC; CompTIA Security+ CE; Security Certified Network Professional

  • SCNP; Systems Security Certified Practitioner

  • SSCP

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

Do you live in the Windows command line window? Do you want to be a part of a Windows Administration team supporting our Nation's Cyber initiatives? General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is actively seeking a Windows Systems Administrator to work in our Oakton, VA location supporting our Customer, based in Arlington, VA. In this role you will be part of a team that is responsible for Windows administration of a cross domain enterprise solution product platform.

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Manages server backups and remediation of system vulnerabilities to include STIG compliance

  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems

  • Sets up administrator and service accounts

  • Maintains system documentation

  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products

  • May program in an administrative language such as PowerShell

  • Oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results

  • Provides advice and training to end-users and help desk personnel

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned

  • Participates in special projects as required

  • Self-starter and ability to work tasks with little supervision or assistance

  • Proactively identify issues and resolve and make suggestions for improvements to the environment

  • Troubleshoot issues to resolution with customer impacting issues being priority and worked on until completion

  • Monthly (weekend) maintenance work required, as well as after-hours support for customer impacting issues, as required with little to no advanced notice

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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