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IT Systems Administrator

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Dedham
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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.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 IT Systems Administration Specialist, 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. And, you'll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools.What you'll experience:Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secretA team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discoveredWhat 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 experienceSolid understanding of server based operating systemsEnhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologiesWorking knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processesSolid understanding of Servers based operating systemsTroubleshooting skills within the Servers OS as well as both networking and storage technologiesLean-Agile mindset Proficient in the understanding and becoming familiar with the Lean-Agile mindsetLean-Agile principles and practices (includes DevSecOps, Scurm, SAFe, and Kanban) Proficient knowledge of the Lean-Agile principles and practices (includes DevSecOps, Scurm, SAFe, and Kanban)What sets you apart:Creative thinking with the ability to multi-taskTeam player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team successCommitment to ongoing professional developmentDuties and Tasks: Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systemsMaintains the integrity and security of servers and systemsServes as a front-line interface to users with technical issuesMakes recommendations for hardware and software purchasesInteracts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staffConducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologiesDuties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training usersThe Server System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day support of Server servicesPerforms Server administration for Server Operating SystemsPerforms administration of physical and virtualized serversResponsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardwareConfigures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on serversPerforms OS and vendor software patching on serversMonitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring toolsPerforms, maintains, troubleshoots and does analysis of alerts on ServersPerforms administration of physical and virtualized servers using industry standard technologiesPerforms administration of servers in lab environments that are physical and virtualized using industry standard technologiesTechnologies include but not limited to:Microsoft Windows ServerMicrosoft Windows 10/11Active DirectoryMicrosoft ExchangeMicrosoft SQL ServerRedHat Enterprise LinuxCisco networkingVMWareHyper-VESXiSTIG ChecklistsSTIG Compliance Checker ToolNOTE:This position is on site in Dedham, MAGeneral 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

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Boston , IT Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Dedham, Massachusetts

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