Company Description: Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.
Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems
2020-46101 - Advanced Systems Administration Specialist
To Commensurate With Experience
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 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:
Strong background with deploying and maintaining RedHat Linux/CentOS Client/Server environments
Experience with implementing Linux security controls to maintain system compliance
Experience with deploying and maintaining Windows Client/Server environments
What you bring to the table:
Familiarity with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), NIST SP 800-171, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
Familiarity with developer tools : JIRA, Jenkins, Git Runner, Software Development Kits (SDK)s
Scripting languages such as bash, Python, Ruby
Configuration Management tools (Git/GitLab)
Kickstart to automate installation of operating system
Monitoring and alerting packages such as Nagios and Ganglia
TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking
Experience with patching of Windows platforms Client 10 and Server 2012/2016 or newer
Experience with patching of RedHat Linux/CentOS
Experience installing, configuring, and writing ansible playbooks for automation supporting infrastructure production and development environments
Experience managing virtual machine with VMware vSphere and related technologies
What sets you apart:
Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
Commitment to ongoing professional development
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.
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.