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Systems Administrator III

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92109

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 12/06/2021

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance




Who We Are

General Dynamics NASSCO is one of three shipyards in the Marine Systems group of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD). General Dynamics NASSCO traces its beginnings to the industrial heart of San Diego, along the working waterfront of beautiful and historic San Diego Bay. The company has been designing and building ships in San Diego’s industrial corridor since 1960 and is the largest full service shipyard on the West Coast of the United States.





As a member of the IT Infrastructure and Services group, the System Administrator 3 participates to the design, administration, upgrade, and maintenance of NASSCO’s infrastructure hardware and software.




  • Assists with the design and management of computing and data storage solutions.
  • Responsible for server performance, security, availability and standardization.
  • Troubleshoots infrastructure problems and coordinates preventative maintenance.
  • Provides virtual server configuration, support and recovery services.
  • Participates in the management of end points using SCCM
  • Participates in the management of Exchange, Workspace One, VPN, VDI, SFTP, Active Directory.
  • Estimates, prepares, and manages project plans for medium projects with moderate assistance.  Assumes responsibility for decisions regarding tasks, expectations, and workloads of other team members.
  • Prepares status reports to reflect progress against plan
  • Assists the software developers and applications specialists in the deployment and troubleshooting of a wide variety of software products.
  • Develops technical solutions and standard procedures for day-to-day administration of the network infrastructure
  • Monitors key system metrics to identify trends and analysis using monitoring tools such as SolarWinds.
  • Maintains regular system backups and fail over tasks to support facility operations
  • Provides after-hours support for infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Assists less experienced Desktop and System Administrators with problem resolution requiring advanced skills.
  • Stays current on industry trends and technology advancements, provide training and mentorship to team members
  • Actively participates in implementing and monitoring continuous improvement initiatives to improve safety and quality, reduce cycle time, and minimize cost.
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Sciences, or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Microsoft certifications related to Microsoft 365, Azure, Windows Server, and Exchange are desirable.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in Windows and Linux system administration
  • Strong working knowledge of implementing and managing Virtual Server Environments with VMware solutions.
  • Strong working knowledge with scheduling and implementing servers and end points patching using various tools including SCCM
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell is highly desirable.
  • Experience with Isilon File System, F5, Workspace ONE, NetIQ, SolarWinds is highly desirable.
  • Experience with cloud technology and management of Microsoft 365 tenant is highly desirable
  • Ability to work effectively with various groups in developing solutions to problems.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in written form technical material, problem definition, and status on assignment.
  • Ability to work on projects and assignments with minimum supervision. Must be self-motivated and able to assimilate technical material.




Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, or controls, and to talk and hear.  Must be physically able to walk to all yard locations.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity 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 basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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