Sr Systems Administrator (Digital Rights Management) w/ Poly

Annapolis Junction, MD
May 26, 2017
Sep 12, 2017
Full Time
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for a Sr. Systems Administrator to serve on the digital rights management team supporting a mission centric 24x7 enterprise operations & data center(s) infrastructure. Candidate will support a wide variety of classified and unclassified networks dispersed over multiple geographic regions. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day enterprise network infrastructure and services. The candidate will perform the following duties:



1. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems. Perform system administration functions that include operating system monitoring; COTS software monitoring; custom software monitoring; resource memory allocation; modifications to authorized user lists and user profiles; file system maintenance; monitoring of storage space; technical support to personnel to include creating accounts/resetting passwords; etc. 

 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. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.

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

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

Unique & Additional Skills

    Support the 1st shift schedule in a 24x7 Operations CenterKnowledge of ITIL service management processesComprehensive knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniquesKnowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipmentKnowledge of access control, database administration and server virtualizationExperience working with digital rights management applicationsPrior work on large, geographically disperse networksExperience of networking (LAN / WAN) technologies and protocols, AD/DC, and integration with service desk and other Enterprise Management/Monitoring SystemsExperience with ServiceNow or other service desk configuration management databases and monitoring toolsAdvanced knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications. Professional certification in one or more specific technologies is required, depending on job assignment such as Cisco, NetApp, Commvault, VMWare, Citrix, VSphere, Adobe, Microsoft MCSE, ITSM products, ITIL Foundations, PMP, etc.


 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.