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Job Ref:  95384802
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Vienna
13/10/2016 05:12
ID 2016-21046
Job Location USA - VA-Vienna

Required Clearance Top Secret
Posted Date 9/19/2016 9:18:00 AM
Category Information Technology

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Linux/VMware Systems Administrator to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies are functioning as efficiently as possible.

In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Linux/VMware Systems Administrator will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

The person who fills this position will be responsible for installing, operating and maintaining a heterogeneous environment consisting of servers running RedHat Linux, VMware ESXi, and Windows. The servers are used to host web applications, and include Apache, Tomcat, Oracle, and MySQL. Network devices include routers, firewalls, switches, load balancers, and network attached storage. A full suite of FISMA compliant security and management applications are also included.

Key Responsibilities
  • Install, configure and update hardware and software.
  • Operate and maintain all integrated systems to support mission operations.
  • Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions.
  • Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets.
  • Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls.
  • Respond to management system alerts.
  • Deploy monthly security patches and updates.
  • Respond to after-hours trouble calls.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Support annual FISMA and NIST security requirements.
  • Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission.

Become familiar with other team responsibilities to enable acting as backup/augmentation as required

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of technological systems and programming, and the ability to further advance General Dynamics Mission Systems' technology.

The Linux/VMware Systems Administrator position requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related specialized area or the equivalent and five to eight years of related experience, or a Master's degree with three to five years of related experience.

Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be submitted for a polygraph that will be scheduled after work has started. Due to the nature of work performed, U.S. citizenship is required.
  • The person qualified for this position has previously installed, operated and maintained hardware and software that uses the Linux operating system and VMware ESXi.
  • Experience working on a modern virtualized network is required.
  • Experience working in a classified environment is required.

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 13,000 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. 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.
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