• Systems Administrator

    Job Location USA-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/22/2018 11:47 AM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline is required (or equivalent experience).



    • Experience administering Windows Server 2012/2016 and Workstation 7/10/embedded environments
    • Experience with WSUS / SCCM for application patching
    • Experience with troubleshooting and maintaining data center and office equipment
    • Basic network experience
    • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Proficient knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Proficient with requirements management & system modeling tools
    • Recognizes various architectural patterns
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
    • Able to sell concepts and ideas
    • Creative thinker
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments 
    • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions


    • DoD 8570.1M compliant
    • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience

    A TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is required at time of hire. Candidate must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for a Systems Administrator to support the Insider Threat mission. 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.  GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    • Seeking a Systems Administrator with experience in any of the following topics; Server or Workstation Administration, Exchange, Active Directory, Group Policy, Office, VMware, Citrix, SCCM, Change Management.
    • Will be a team member for the day-to-day operations of production customer Insider Threat analytic network
    • Will work closely with a small team of diverse skill sets
    • Will be responsible for maintaining the health and wellbeing of the current infrastructure
    • Candidates should have strong Tier 1-2 administrative and debugging experience
    • A strong candidate will be comfortable working in a multi-vendor network with a large array of COTS applications
    • Will work closely on Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts to ensure the infrastructure meets all requirements
    • Candidate must be security conscious
    • Candidates must be self-starters and have the aptitude to work independently in a fast passed continuously evolving environment
    • Respond to customer and teammate service desk tickets and remediate application/infrastructure issues
    • Manage the Windows Server Infrastructure including Microsoft Office, Active Directory, Lync Server, Exchange Servers, SQL Clusters, File Clusters, Print Servers, Web Servers, and various application servers
    • Create and maintain system accounts using Windows Active Directory
    • Develop automated tasks to streamline manual activities
    • Maintain Operating System baselines (Windows Server 2012/2016 and Workstation 7/10/embedded)
    • Ensure the systems meet security requirements (IAVA patching)
    • Maintain production Thin Client Infrastructure with Windows Embedded and HPE Thin Pro
    • Monitor and remediate system backup issues
    • Monitor SIEM for system incidents
    • Participate in internal / external security audits/inspections, create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) as required
    • Assist team with continuous monitoring, implementation and troubleshooting of required patch compliance for all clients
    • Responsibilities may require periodic evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported

    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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