Principal Systems Technician - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology ( Learn More )

General Information
2 Year Degree
8 to 10 years
Not Specified
Job Description Job Description
  • Provides installation, maintenance and troubleshooting support of information systems applications and related peripheral hardware.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware and software problems utilizing a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques.
  • Installs and configures applications software and related hardware (such as desktops, servers, and related peripherals like printers, scanners, drives, monitors and video teleconferencing hardware).
  • Provides software and system troubleshooting and support.
  • Provides technical support and training to end-users.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have limited supervisory responsibilities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Education

    Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


    8-10 years of directly related experience supporting information systems operations.

     We're looking for hardware technicians with Active Directory experience, solid Microsoft/Outlook skills, background in 'touch maintenance' (aka Hands-on) of workstations , monitors, KVMs (switch boxes), cabling, printer set up/configuration/maintenance, mice, keyboards, troubleshooting of all the aforementioned, electronic ticketing systems, attention to detail and direct customer service. 
  • Must be prepared to be on the go in a fast paced environment. 
  • Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment, either CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), OR CCNA-Security. CompTIA Security + CE is the preferred certification. Must attain the required DoD 8570 Certification prior to Hire Date.

    Because of the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client, all candidates must hold a TS/SCI with Polygraph.

    As part of your role/function on the program, you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties, you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring, and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.


    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.

    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.

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