Computer Support Technician
General Dynamics AIS 13 reviews - Aurora, CO

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight to deliver and the commitment to succeed, we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., General Dynamics employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in advanced information systems, intelligence collection and processing, business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems, and information systems and technologies.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Systems/Network Administration Specialist to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to work with some of our nations fundamental defense services. GDAIS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will be responsible for the installation and management of multiuser computer systems and local area networks. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Systems/Network Administration Specialist will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

Key Responsibilities
System/Network Administration Specialists handle the acquisition, installation, operations, maintenance and usage of a multiuser computer system, including local area networks. These employees install workstation hardware and peripheral components, and must have knowledge of operating systems including UNIX, NT, SQL, Sun, Windows, etc. Systems/Network Administration Specialists are responsible for loading and verifying correct operation of the operating systems and the various subcomponents. This includes managing login/domain accounts and file access rights, establishing DNS and email servers, and developing various software scripts to enhance productivity. In addition, this employee backs up systems and maintains data files and control procedures.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet changing business needs. .
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDAIS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure GDAISs services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates should demonstrate sophisticated problem solving and organizational skills, as well as the ability to think critically and logically to effectively implement and maintain customer's multiuse computer system and networks.

Specialists must have a bachelors degree in a specialized area, field or the equivalent, and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience. Applicants with a masters degree also qualify.

TS/SCI (Polygraph preferred) security clearance is required at time 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.

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end ISR solutions to help ensure our customers have the right...