Linux/VMware Systems Administrator

Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2017
May 12, 2017
Full Time
Job Description / Responsibilities:

The position provides an opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's law enforcement services. The Linux/VMware Systems Administrator will work with collaborative teams to ensure client technologies are functioning as efficiently as possible. This position will be responsible for installing, operating and maintaining a heterogeneous environment consisting of servers running RedHat Linux, VMware ESXi, and Windows. The servers are used to host web applications, and include Apache, Tomcat, Oracle, and MySQL. Network devices include routers, firewalls, switches, load balancers, and network attached storage. A full suite of FISMA compliant security and management applications are also included.

    Install, configure and update hardware and software.
    Operate and maintain all integrated systems to support mission operations.Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions.Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets.Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls.Respond to management system alerts.Deploy monthly security patches and updates.Respond to after-hours trouble calls.
 Additional Responsibilities

Support annual FISMA and NIST security requirements.Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission.Learn other team responsibilities/technologies to enable acting as backup/augmentation as required. 

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

Qualifications Candidates must demonstrate a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of technological systems and programming, and the ability to further integrate and deploy new technology.

The person qualified for this position has previously installed, operated and maintained hardware and software that uses the Linux operating system and VMware ESXi.Experience working on a modern virtualized network is required.Experience working in a classified environment is required.2-5 years of related systems engineering experience.

 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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.