IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Specialist (LAA)

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.APR.2021

Summary

Basic Qualifications : Bachelors degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years ...

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Basic Qualifications :
Bachelors 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. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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:
At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nations heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of whats possible. Here youll 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 IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Specialist, youll 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. Youll 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, youll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools.The Limited Access Area (LAA) - IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Specialist is the link between our customers and engineering teams. In this role you will help define requirements, architectures, and engineer for our sub-surface, and surface IT systems.What youll experience:Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secret A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats next Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discovereWhat you bring to our team:A Bachelors degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. You may also bring equivalent relevant experience and certifications.An advanced knowledge of RedHat Linux, VMware vSphere, application environments and related technologies.An ability to architect, deploy and continuously maintain secure, reliable and flexible best practice infrastructures and systems.Experience with implementing Linux/Windows security controls to maintain system compliance.Subject Matter Expert in researching and troubleshooting complex technical issuesWhat sets you apart:Familiarity with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), NIST SP 800-171/800-53, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).Familiarity with developer tools/concepts/scripting/methodologies - JIRA, Confluence, GitLab, Docker, Anisble, Python, Powershell, Bash.Ability to engineer with system security as number one priority.Ability to quickly grasp and adopt new technologies while continuously developing yourself.Handle all levels of support with ability to collaborate and communicate with those of varying levels of technical skill.Ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and strong motivational skills.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills from a variety of viewpoints.What else you should know:Department of Defense active Secret clearance preferred at time of hire. Top-Secret security clearance with CI Polygraph is required within 24 months of hire. Applicants selected for the LAA-IT Sr. Infrastructure & Systems Specialist position will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.Applicant must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-I or higher. You must complete CompTIA Security+ certification minimum within 60 days of hire.General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.

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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