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Senior Linux Administrator - TS/SCI w/Poly - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Herndon - Customer Proprietary (VAC381)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ130665

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Administration

Job Qualifications:

Facilitation, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Workflow Management, Working Independently

5 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

GDIT is looking for a high-performing individual to handle Linux System Administrator duties to maintain special communications systems that support our customer's mission and also to perform the duties of a Procurement Specialist.

Job duties include:

- Providing O&M on existing customer Linux and Windows systems;

- Performing downloading and ingesting of system logs for security analyses;

- Performing software installation and testing on stand-alone laptops;

- Maintaining subscriptions and third-party accounts used by the program's systems;

- Maintaining and updating equipment inventory;

- Performing procurement functions as necessary to maintain the program's suite;

- Acting as liaison between building facilities and security;

- Sharing and performing other administrative duties as assigned to support the Mission.

Required Qualifications:

- TS/SCI with Polygraph

- Bachelor's degree AND 5 or more years experience Linux-based and Windows systems OR equivalant combination of education and experience

- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with corporate and Customer components to facilitate the program's mission;

- Experience procuring IT equipment and services OR desire to learn and perform special procurement duties to include maintaining subscriptions and completing payments for services provided by third-party vendors;

- Experience installing software and patches on stand-alone Windows and Linux-based computers;

- A "can-do" attitude with ability to learn and accept new tasks outside of the system admin realm to support the program's Mission;







Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA VA Herndon

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.


Herndon, VA

General Dynamics

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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