Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 6 years of job-related experience. Agile experience preferred.
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time 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:
- This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $15,000 for New Hires Only
- Our Employee Referral Program offers a $3k Referral Bonus for any candidate referred by an employee and hired for this position
- A Relocation package may be available for this position
The Linux System Administrator manages, architects, and maintains the complex series of computer and network equipment supporting a multi-agency data warehouse program located in Fairfax, VA. He or she is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operation of over 150 clustered CentOS Linux servers on both classified and unclassified networks. His or her team also maintains Windows servers and Windows workstations deployed at the customer site. Our system administration team has full responsibility for these systems, including provisioning, configuring, maintaining (including patching and security scanning), and decommissioning server and workstation hardware used by both the IT staff and end-users at the customer site in Fairfax.
The System Administrator must have experience working with networked storage technologies (e.g. SANs such as HP 3PAR and Nimble disk arrays) and backup tape libraries. He or she must be able to configure and manage high-availability clustering in a CentOS Linux environment. He or she must be able to deploy and provision new server hardware as well as plan and execute upgrades to operating systems on deployed servers (e.g. CentOS 6 to CentOS 7). Due to the nature of work and the classified systems involved, remote/telework opportunities may be limited at times to meet operational system needs.
He or she will work closely with other members of our system administration team, our development teams, our database administrators, our information security engineer, network engineers, and with senior Government stakeholders on a daily basis. Additionally, our lead system administrator plays a critical role in transitioning existing systems to cloud environment, so experience with cloud technologies (AWS or Azure), containerization, and virtualization is a plus.Minimum Salary:USD $142,450.00/Yr.Maximum Salary:USD $157,300.00/Yr.Salary Note:This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.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