Senior Systems Administrator (Military Veterans Wanted!)
Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 11, 2018
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. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is at time of hire, will need to be able to successfully obtain a Poly within 24 months of hire. 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 General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Sr System Administrator. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems Serves as a front line interface to users with technical issues Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users The Server System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day support of Server services Performs Server administration for Server Operating Systems Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools Performs, maintains, troubleshoots and does analysis of alerts on Servers Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers using industry standard technologies Performs administration of servers in lab environments that are physical and virtualized using industry standard technologies Executes plans, designs, and implements necessary configurations to ensure compliance with back-up and disaster recovery policies, procedures for servers Executes Security Compliancy processes and policies Begins to provide mentoring to less experience IT personnel Provides detailed technical, business or application knowledge to team members Leads small continuous process improvement efforts Maintains Server related standards, policies, and procedures Researches and troubleshoots Server technical issues and communicates status to Server team and stakeholders Designs, installs, and Maintains Networks Provides Network Administration Provides Desktop Adminstration Hardens equipment to security standards Provides SCAP scans to verify compliance KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related fields Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems Uses judgment within defined policies and practices Works under limited direction Determines and develops approach to solutions Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives Requires a solid understanding of Server based operating systems As the Subject Matter Expert have the ability to mentor others on administrating the server environment Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with non-technical and technical audiences, and IT leadership Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals including technical and non-technical staff, and IT leadership Ability to work individually or collaboratively as part of a high-performance team Enhanced analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated ability to develop and implement project plans for upgrades and system enhancements Demonstrated ability to write policies, procedures, and create system documentation Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the Server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies Must have hands-on experience developing, deploying and supporting large-scale-- enterprise server solutions Ensures infrastructure is reliable, flexible, integrated and anticipates future needs Lead large team to drive tasks to completion Takes ownership of getting the task done on schedule and within budget Leadership ability to effectively motivate, guide and influence others to successful outcomes Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction Practical knowledge of access, permissions and security that gives the clients the access to the data they need to perform their daily activities Elevate more complex issues Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes 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. 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
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