Software/License Configurations Mgr. - Sr. Systems Administrator - SECRET Clearance

General Dynamics Information Technology Crane, Indiana 47522
JOB ID: 2017-33985 12/5/2017 5:36:16 AM

   

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Job Description

Description

As a License Manager and Server Administrator you will be involved in software lifecycle from acquisition, to maintenance renewals, to end of life planning and server administration. You will be responsible for licensing compliance and will work with other members of the IT Asset Management team, vendor management, IT Asset Owners. As part of your responsibilities, you will be asked to respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT Software Asset Management data information.

Responsibilities include:

Create compliance reports to analyze deployment and usage data against purchasing or contract entitlements.

Partner with Asset Owners to ensure compliance and end of life strategies are created and in effect.

Collaborate with colleagues to manage license use and renewals of software contracts

Provide data and assistance on vendor audits

Ensure that IT Asset Management tools are kept up to date and that the data between the tools is aligned

Document processes and identify areas to further mature the overall program

Perform installation, updates, and configuration of servers and workstations in accordance with industry best practices and DISA standards.

Perform system monitoring using approved tools and processes to validate system health. Assists with the analysis of system resource trends and gathers customer requirements for capacity planning.

Participates in customer Activity Configuration Change Boards to understand business requirements and provide analysis to determine changes required. Collaborates with senior personnel in performing risk assessments to determine impact on customer business processes and systems downtime and proposes changes as needed. Implements system changes across large, complex and diverse server environments by using standardized defined methods and procedures; provides efficient and prompt handling of all changes to improve day-to-day operations.

Duties

* Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers
* Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools
* Performs troubleshoots and does analysis of alerts on Servers
* Take the initiative to improve processes, solutions and configurations rather than transact on legacy procedures.
* Knowledge of hardware and software inventory tools (e.g., Flexera, SCCM), their strengths and weaknesses, and best practices for their use.
* Collaboration and Communication: Working together; listen to other’s ideas; communicate accurately and concisely.
* Analyzes and recommends IT asset life-cycle management including procurement, deployment, monitoring, auditing, validation, tracking, expense and use reporting, and disposal.
* Attention to detail with the ability to identify issues or inconsistencies; obtains relevant information, relates and compares data from different sources and identifies alternative solutions

* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the capability to make decisions and adapt to change

* Ownership and execution of incident management and system maintenance,
* Effectively communicate via written or verbal methods to all levels of management any concerns pertaining to licensing issues.
Education

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

Qualifications

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

* 2+ years’ experience in an IT Asset Management or related position
* Experience interpreting licensing terms and conditions
* Ability to lead discussions at various organizational levels
* Proven researching ability
* COMPTIA Security +
* Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance

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.

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Location: Crane, IN - Indiana


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