Administrator, Systems

General Dynamics Information Technology Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234
JOB ID: 2018-37057 2/12/2018 7:47:15 AM




Job Description

The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for the configuration, provisioning, installation, and maintenance of Windows, Linux, VMWare server systems and related infrastructure. The SA ensures the uptime, performance, resources, and security posture of the server systems they manage.

The System Administrator's regular duties include installation and upgrade of server systems and software. They will provide also maintain and update security policies. They SA provides expertise in troubleshooting all issues related to the server infrastructure. The SA will regularly improve the security posture of enterprise systems and network infrastructure through the use of STIGs and security guidelines. They will assist in the documentation of all aspects of the enterprise systems and infrastructure as well as processes related to operation and maintenance of the server infrastructure. They will support peer Systems Administrators on other projects and tasks while balancing regular duties. They will implement and support new applications and technologies entering the infrastructure.

The SA must possess a working knowledge for managing and supporting servers, systems, and software, preferably Microsoft. Experience in VMWare, Linux, Solarwinds, Vertitas NetBackUp, 3Par or Dell Storage a plus. They must be organized, self-motivated and able to work with general/limited supervision. The SA should possess good interpersonal skills and communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. They should be able to work with other members of the system support team and other teams within the organization.

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

Sharepoint and WMware experience is a plus.

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. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

12. 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.


2-5 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis. SharePoint and VMware experience preferred.

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.

Security:Top Secret/SCI

Location: Fort Sam Houston, TX - Texas