Sr Princ Administrator, System

General Dynamics Information Technology San Diego, California 92101
JOB ID: 2018-38307 3/13/2018 6:44:45 AM




Job Description

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. Oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results.

10. Provides advice and training to end-users.

11. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

12. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

13. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

14. 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.


10-15 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Certifications (IAT Level III)

One of the following:

* CCNP Security
* CISSP (or Associate)

and one of the following:

* Linux+ - CompTIA Linux+
* LPIC-3 - Senior Level Linux Professional
* OCE-OSSA - Oracle Certified Expert - Oracle Solaris System Administrator
* RHCDS - Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist
* MCITP (Enterprise Administrator) - Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008
* MCITP (Server Administrator) - Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008
* MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
* MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Required Skills

· 5+ years of experience

· Experience with Red Hat Linux, Windows, MAC

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.


Location: San Diego, CA - California