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Systems Administrator - Instant Messaging Skype/Lync O365 - Active Top Secret required

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Type of Requisition:RegularClearance Level Must Currently Possess:Top Secret/SCIClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:Top Secret/SCISuitability:Agency SpecificPublic Trust/Other Required:OtherJob Family:Systems AdministrationJob Description:We are GDIT: The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.We deliver:Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions.We transform:Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.We are there:On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done. Our federal customer offers an opportunity for talented, motivated individuals to support systems used at the highest levels of the executive government. The ideal candidates will be motivated, self-starters with great communications skills.Roles &Responsibilities:Help maintain and design enterprise instant messaging solutions using Microsoft Skype. Perform regular checks and conduct troubleshooting as necessary on Microsoft Skype servers. Review Skype logs on a regular basis to ensure system health and pro-actively identify errors. Conduct regular maintenance across Skype servers to include patching, upgrades, and performance monitoring and improvement. Develop and maintain high availability and disaster recovery scenarios for Skype servers and functionality. Integrate Skype with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) and Single-Sign On (On) authentication solutions. Individual should possess in depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience with Microsoft Skype or with a similar instant messaging product.The systems administrators primary responsibilities:Skype server maintenance for over 10,000 users; messaging architecture & troubleshooting; and Skype integration with Active Directory and Single-Sign On authentication solutions. Individual will deploy, configure, and operate Skype as an enterprise solution. Also, individual will participate in the research, evaluation, selection, design, and implementation strategy of a competing product solution as the computing environment needs grow with the goal to stay modernized.Qualifications&Requirements:Experience deploying, configuring, and operating Microsoft Skype as an enterprise solution. Experience with Lync, o365, Microsoft Teams or SkypeFamiliarity using ADFS, SSO, and identity management to authenticate users in a bastion environment scenario. Familiarity with leveraging F5 BigIP load balancing solutions a plus. BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred. Position requires one to five years of relevant experience supporting projects of similar size, scope and complexity. Relevant experience can be substituted for education. Position requires an active TS The ideal candidates will be motivated, self-starters with great communications skills.Provide technical support to end users for software and/or hardware issues. Troubleshoot and resolve training, networking and software issues. As needed, schedule and administer data conversion programs. Serve as technical and functional training expert.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this position is mostly telework. Post pandemic this position will be mostly onsite with the option for some telework.Minimum 1 year experience required.DoD 8140 compliance required.Experience can be substituted for education.#GDITpriorityScheduled Weekly Hours:40Travel Required:NoneTelecommuting Options:Some Telecommuting AllowedWork Location:USA DC WashingtonAdditional Work Locations:We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done. 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. Full timeSDL2017

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