General Dynamics Information Technology Systems Administrator in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Job Description


Installs, configures, tests and maintains; server-based systems on multiple enclaves, distributed applications, storage area network devices, messaging applications, and monitors items required to ensure functionality of systems in garrison and at deployed locations. Accomplishes system-wide backups and data recovery to ensure continued operations throughout the enterprise. Perform troubleshooting, fault isolation, root cause analysis, and provide corrective actions with validation of system operability. Utilizes enterprise tools to apply security patches and updates, to include Information Assurance Vulnerability Assessments (IAVA), Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO) and Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO). Maintains baseline configurations and performs approved modifications. Documents processes, incidents, changes, Authorized Service Interruptions (ASI), and submits reports in response to unscheduled outages. Briefs leadership on courses of action for issue resolutions, manages projects, identifies risks, creates implementation guides and roll back plans. Performs account lifecycle management to include creation, modification, and deletion of user accounts and system access. Documents work accomplished in the trouble ticket system. Creates and reviews records in a problem management or knowledge management database and assigns priorities with assigned functional area. Coordinates with numerous functional areas to ensure timely completion of activities. Provides training and guidance to less advanced administrators. Applicants must have customer service skills which include the ability to meet goals in a timely manner, while being action-oriented, taking ownership, managing their time wisely and working effectively both independently and in a team environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in managing maintaining Windows, Database (SQL/PostgreSQL), and RedHat Servers

  • Content Management System administration (SharePoint and Plone) experience preferred

  • Single Sign-On (SSO), Certificate Base and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) experience preferred

  • Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems maintenance activities

  • VMware experience required

  • Proficient in Power Shell, Python or other scripting language required

  • Experience with a Mobile Device Manager such as Airwatch or Mobile Iron in an enterprise environment required

  • Experience with MDM managed Android and Apple devices

  • Good communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Must meet DoD 8570.01 IAT Level-II (Security+ CE) requirements to start (IAT Level-III CISSP preferred)

MCSA 2008/2012 or equivalent required Microsoft Certification within 6 months of hire

AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Associate Certification preferred

Linux+ or ability to obtain (Linux Professional Institute (LPI) or RedHat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) preferred

ITIL v3 Foundation certification a plus

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2-5 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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.

Requisition ID 2018-36702

of Openings 1

Job Location USA-FL-Fort Walton Beach

Job Function Information Technology

Security Clearance Level Secret

Full/Part Time Full Time