General Dynamics Information Technology Mid-Level Network System Administrator in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

Customer and Mission: Joint Service Provider (JSP) – The intent of the JSP is to be a customer-focused organization that provides, manages, operates, and maintains IT shared services for the Pentagon and select agencies and organizations in the NCR. By Department of Defense (DoD) Directive, JSP is to be the central source for IT services, and therefore eliminate the requirement for each DoD component to establish, operate and maintain duplicative technology.

This is a great opportunity to affect change by being an integral part of a team of Infrastructure, System, Storage, COOP, Process, Project Management, Cyber Admins and Engineers responsible for providing implementation, monitoring and operations and maintenance of the core enterprise platform services used primarily by the NCR DoD community. You will be providing front seat support with direct impact on the provision of mission operational IT services to tens of thousands of military, government and civilian personnel.

Amongst other mission services the team is responsible for operational server hosting, in which the hardware, software, infrastructure, and maintenance required to host the customer-managed applications are in a consolidated, virtualized environment where JSP manages the server environment up to the operating system and provides operational monitoring and facility support for the Operations (OPS) consolidated server rooms (CSRs). The team also supports an enterprise storage and backup environment, the Pentagon Facilities network, COOP requirements and support to the DISA Organizational Messaging Service (OMS).

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

The Mid Level Network System Administrator will serve as the knowledge expert for the experience installing, configuring, and administering Windows Server 2008R2, Server 2012R2,

Server 2016, and Windows 7 and Windows 10 operating systems. This SME should have at least 1 year experience working with SQL, to include: installing, configuring, maintenance, backups, and restore. The SME shall have working knowledge of network protocols, IP addressing, and virtual computing concepts. This SME shall also provide assistance with the administration of networking equipment.

The candidates must possess knowledge in handling utility systems and technologies in support of the Facilities Services Directorate (FSD) Industrial Control System ( ICS) Network

The Mid Level Network System Administrator will be responsible for :

  • Demonstrated ability for oral and written communication with the highest levels of

  • Day to day operations and maintenance which include but not limited to: review of audit logs, creating backups of the data files, maintaining network equipment inventory

  • Server/ Workstation Security and maintenance updates

  • SQL Maintenance across multiple systems

  • Creating New and Validating current and new backups of SQL Systems

  • Supporting COOP functions of Windows Systems with active SQL databases

  • Maintain system configuration documentation

  • Maintain system process and procedure documentation

  • Maintain patch versions and Department of Defense (DoD) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) levels on all network Servers, workstations, and laptops

  • Provide technical support and implementation for workstations, servers, and virtual terminals

  • Provide installation support for network systems applications

  • Support as needed DoD Information Assurance Risk Management Framework (DIARMF)

As the Mid-Level Network Administrator you will support the following general functions:

  • Performs systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  • Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements.

  • Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems.

  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves operating/hardware system problems.

  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.


Contract Requirement:Education: Bachelor's in Science degree in Computer Engineering, computer information systems, telecommunications, or management information systems, or have 3-5 years of documented experience, relevant to this key position

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


2+ years of related systems engineering experience.

Top Secret clearance required. Secret may be considered.

Meet DoD 8570.01-M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

Job ID2019-51588

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret

Full/Part TimeFull Time