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Entry Level Systems Administrator

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/related discipline is required or equivalent experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire and must meet eligibility requirements for a Top Secret clearance. 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.

Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Nuclear Weapons Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Entry Level Systems Administrator.  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 and Operating Systems
Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers
Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools 
Executes necessary configurations to ensure compliance with back-up and disaster recovery policies and procedures
Supports Server related standards, policies, and procedures 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts
Develops resolutions to problems of limited scope 
Follows standard practices and procedures
Work is closely managed. Follows specific, outlined, and detailed procedures 
Contributions are usually limited to assignment related activities 
Failure to accomplish results can normally be overcome without a significant effect on the organization
Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor and other exempt professionals in the group or department
Requires an understanding of Server 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 with supervision
Must have basic analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrates ability to learn and apply GDMS culture, policies and processes 
Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback
Understanding of access, permissions and security that gives the clients the access to the data they need to perform their daily activities
Elevate more complex issues

Must complete DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification within 6 months of hire.

Required Certification (upon hire)

COMPTIA Security +

Preferred Certifications
OS/CE - (Windows Server, Linux, Cisco)

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: 
Bachelor Degree in related field

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!

Entry Level Systems Administrator

Kings Bay Base, GA
Full Time
Bachelor

Published on 11-13-2019