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Systems Operations Specialist, w/Poly

General Dynamics Information Technology Herndon Full-Time
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Required skills/experience: Windows System Operations and System Administration within a diverse IT infrastructure including: storage/backup, various OS platforms, middleware and virtual environments
Desired skills/experience: Technical background in infrastructure, storage, networks, data center, OS platform services, Virtual platforms, application packaging
Desired Certifications: MCSE, MCSA

• Demonstrated knowledge of the following infrastructure principles:
Fault tolerance
High availability
Scalability and Capacity planning
Data center organization
Backup / Recovery
• Demonstrated ability to research emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution
• Rotating pager duty may be required
• Work with developers/engineers across disciplines to define customer and system requirements, and develop solutions that will scale to meet future enterprise requirements
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with regard to developing project briefings, system designs and after action reports
• Must be familiar with the System Engineering Life Cycle as it relates to desktop and server baselines (physical and virtual), including patch management, reporting and maintaining server builds
• Implement new concepts, technologies and products into the operational environment
• Troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime
• Perform root cause analysis and provide forward leaning mitigation strategies
• Perform trend analysis on overall system health, performance, and capacity management with regard to utilization and growth
• Experience and knowledge of Windows platform (i.e. Windows 2008-R2, 2012-Active Directory, Group Policy, WSUS, SCOM, Outlook, etc.) including administration, management, and troubleshooting
• Implement and configure Blade Servers, SMS / SCCM, WSUS, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), VMware VSphere, ESXi, DNS, VDI, Terminal Server, DFS, performance monitoring, automated server and workstation provisioning and enterprise storage
• Build and deploy automated servers and workstations across an enterprise infrastructure with environments that are logically separated
• Understand proactive monitoring concepts, including experience configuring and deploying Network and systems monitoring (i.e. SNMP, Nagios, Splunk, etc.)
• Understand open source frameworks, with experience deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into sponsor's production landscape
• Deploy and maintain Windows baseline for physical and virtual platforms

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems
















For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


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