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Advanced Systems Administration Specialist - Windows 

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Advanced Systems Administration Specialist - Windows

Basic Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire (we can consider a TS). Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position:

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of what’s possible. Here you’ll work with the best and your talent will be front and center on projects that impact the world. Are you up to the challenge?

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As an Advanced Systems Administration Specialist - Windows, you’ll function as a Windows Admin for a diverse system of both physical & virtual servers & workstations. You’ll serve as a front-line interface to users with technical issues by conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. Your duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users. You’ll also be responsible for the day-to-day support of server services by performing server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems and configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware and network related interfaces on servers. You will also be responsible for all ConMon and compliance activities for servers & workstations. You’ll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools. You you will be expected apply stigs, run SCAP and/or tenable scans. Knowledge of Splunk is helpful.

What you’ll experience:Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret

A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next

Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience

Design, planning, implementation, monitoring, administering and maintaining computer networks

Solid understanding of Windows server based operating systems

Infrastructure aspects of Windows related to authentication, policy, scanning, logging, storage

Cisco, Taclanes, WANs, LANs, Firewalls, switches and routers.

Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies

Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes

Understanding of Splunk server setup and maintainance. 

Experience running SCAP and/or tenable scans.

Experience with ConMon and compliance activities for servers & workstations.

What sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task

Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

Commitment to ongoing professional development


NOTE: This position is 'on site' in Fairfax, VA



Company Overview:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran