Windows System Administrator

1 month ago
Job ID
Required Clearance
TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
Employment Type
Full Time

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher


Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


Clearance Requirements:

This position requires an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph to be obtained within a 24 months 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

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Windows System Administrator.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



The Windows System administrator supports classified Windows networks as well as Windows Terminal Servers running as a service on the TNE network. They must have thorough working knowledge of all aspects of Windows remote desktop services, remote management techniques and tools.  They must be able to manage Windows computers and devices across the entire enterprise and ensure the highest level of availability, integrity and confidentiality.

They will perform builds, installs and preventative maintenance throughout the give system life-cycle. In case of a system failure or shortcoming, they will work to bring the system back online within the required performance standard.

They require excellent communication skills as they will be in frequent contact with customers both in person and electronically. They must be willing to travel to worldwide locations in support of customer missions.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows based operating systems and all supporting technologies.
  • Microsoft Windows management techniques on the command-line.
  • Create detailed technical reports and metrics.
  • Manage remote servers and clients throughout the enterprise.
  • Thorough expertise with all Microsoft application and productivity offerings.
  • Highly skilled in ensuring security of all Microsoft windows based servers and clients, workstation and domain policy management.
  • Remote access method and techniques.
  • Command line scripting in VBS or windows PowerShell.
  • Management of Windows server backup or third party enterprise backup solution software.
  • Be highly skilled in all aspects of user account creation, deletion or management.
  • Be a problem solver, think independently when required and arrive as workable solutions to unexpected problems when they arise.



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 13,000+ 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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