General Dynamics Information Technology Sr. Principal System Administrator-TS Cleared in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Only applicants with a Top Secret (TS) Clearance need apply.

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.

GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees. Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

We are seeking a Sr. Principal System Administrator to join our Justice Programs team in support of the FBI Insider Threat Center at the J. Edgar Hoover headquarters location on Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC.

Primary duties include working at the highest systems level to provide expert advice and counsel to assigned functional/user area managers and project teams for systems of the most complex nature, often crossing functional lines. Designs major computer systems; coordinates work on subsystems; oversees the integration of new applications with established systems and files; confers with assigned systems users and evaluates utilization to identify requirements modifications which will facilitate integration, increase efficiency and/or reduce costs; investigates new procedures, equipment and operating systems to determine their usefulness and applicability to operations; assists systems management in developing systems analysis standards and provides consultative direction to applications programmers, systems software engineers, computer center operations and user personnel in the planning and scheduling of systems projects which cross functional lines or are of the most complex nature.

Other areas of expertise include:

  • Linux and Unix Operating Systems and provisioning applications

  • Windows Server Operating System environments

  • Windows Server / Active Directory Administration

  • Big Data enviroments such as Hadoop and Acumulo and provisioning software

  • VMWare hypervisor environment and provisioning softawre

  • Administer storage platforms which provision the environment

  • Multiple System certifications in provisioning technologies such as Redhat Certified, Linux+, Security+ (Preferred)

  • Implementation of Government system design and extensive knowledge and experience in the implementation of Information Technology equipment and services

  • Extensive knowledge of methodology, federal information system policies (e.g. NIST 800.53, FISMA, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), configuration management


  • Required a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent years of exp/certification)


  • Requires 8+ years' experience

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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.