System Administrator (Redhat Linux/ MCSA) - TS/SCI Polygraph
General Dynamics - IT - Fort Meade, MD

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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 21,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Provides user account management, network configuration, routine maintenance, workstation/disk configuration & management, troubleshooting, documentation, training, and support for UNIX, LINUX, and Windows systems, peripherals, kernels, and scripts. Install and maintain software applications and provide recommendations on methods to improve or update existing systems to maximize performance.

Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.

1.Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.

2.Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.

3.Sets up administrator and service accounts.

4.Maintains system documentation

5.Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

6.Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

7. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

8.May program in an administrative language.

9.Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

10.Provides advice and training to end-users.

11.Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.

12.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

13.Participates in special projects as required.

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

5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience with systems administration.

  • Within the last three (3) years, one (1) year experience performing periodic system back-ups and develop/documents standard operating procedures for these activities.
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT) is required.
Active and current TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph required.

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Security Clearance Level

Security Clearance Basis
Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)

Security Clearance Polygraph

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Job Function
Information Technology

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