Information Systems Specialist

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.AUG.2021
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Basic Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; ...


Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

Ability to obtain a 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:
Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That's the opportunity that's waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It's an amazing challenge. And it's waiting for you now.

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.

General Dynamics has an immediate need for an Information Systems Specialist supporting our team in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Provide on-going support for the various development and test components associated with the infrastructure of a mission critical product

Provide the day-to-day care of the system components, provide the technical support for the users of the system, and assist in the configuration management of the system

Duties include installing new software/hardware, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users

Serve as lab team interface to users with technical issues

Plan, organize and execute lab support tasking

Provide weekly lab status to leadership

Maintain the integrity and security of servers and systems

Perform OS and vendor software patching on servers

Create scripts to automate repetitive processes

Make recommendations for hardware and software purchase

Interact with third-party technology vendors and internal technical staff

On occasion, provide on-site support for new product version installations and associated testing

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Hands-on experience deploying and supporting enterprise server solutions

Deploy, configure, and manage RHEL, Pitbull and Windows servers

Configure and administer a variety of virtualized environments

install and manage network equipment, including switches, routers and firewalls

Configure and administer storage devices

Investigate and troubleshoot issues

Support the engineering in troubleshooting and resolving issues

Represent the organization as the customer contact

Take ownership of getting project deliverables done on schedule and within budget

Show initiative on assignments, exercise independent judgment and professionally execute projects

Share skills and knowledge with team members to be more effective

Additional Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Networking (Cisco IOS)

Virtual Machines (VMare)

Rational Team Concert (RTC)

System/Network Monitoring Tools

Automated workstation deployment


Security +

RHEL Certification is a plus

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

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