Sr. Systems Administrator (Remote)

Location
West Des Moines, IA
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Hours
Full Time
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.

 

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • May program in an administrative language.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Perform the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based.
  • Perform the optimizing of system operation and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning.
  • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using business systems.  Commensurate experience and education.
  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • May program in an administrative language.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
 

This is a possible remote work opportunity.   

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.
  • Must be able to pass a Public Trust Level 6 background investigation
  • Familiarity with Electronic Health Records highly desired
  • Familiarity with Agile Methodology highly desired
  • Knowledge of the VistA electronic health record or Resource Patient Management System (RPMS) preferred
  • Experience with standing up new enterprise-level programs in MS Team Foundation Server/ Visual Studio Team Services Online
  • An understanding of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) is highly desired
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of related hardware and software.
  • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
 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.