F-35 Senior Network Specialist (Messaging-Email Engineer)

General Dynamics Information Technology - Arlington, VA

Job Locations USA-VA-Arlington
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Number of Positions
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Information Technology
Security Clearance Level
Full/Part Time
Full Time
Job Description
Do you hold an active US government security clearance? Are you interested in work that gives you the opportunity to use your skills to solve complex problems? Would you like to join a team that encourages ingenuity and is mission driven? Would you like to join an organization that makes a difference for our warfighters and our citizens?

GDIT was recently awarded the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract. We are providing knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE) network in support of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training.

We are building a team of dedicated professionals and are currently seeking a Senior Exchange Administrator.The candidate that fills this position will need experience in an enterprise Exchange 2010/2016 environment. The candidate should be proficient in design, installation and troubleshooting Exchange 2010/2016. Must have in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory as it pertains to all things Exchange 2010/16. Candidate MUST have Exchange DAG hands on working experience for local high availability as well as site resilience via failover to a remote site.

Configure, maintain, Design Microsoft Exchange 2016 infrastructure
Maintain, configure and troubleshoot DAGs within a geographically dispersed environment
Proactively monitor and troubleshoot Exchange using SolarWinds
Maintain a comprehensive Exchange disaster recovery plan (previous field experience required
Be a power user of PowerShell scripts for administration and reporting of Exchange
Provide strategy for management of user mailboxes and database allocation
Define, configure, and troubleshoot all aspects of Exchange message transport.
Configure and troubleshoot all aspects of Exchange DNS: autodiscover, MX, SPF, PTR, etc
Configure and troubleshoot all aspects of Exchange Unified Messaging
Decommission exchange 2010
Install and upgrade Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Server 2012R2 / Server 2016)
Daily administration of Exchange
Interface with Active Directory (AD), storage, and back and restore staff
Strong Active Directory, Group Policy Management (GPO) knowledge
Ensure backup/restore for the Exchange infrastructure is working properly
Assist in implementing message archiving
Patch and keep o/s and Exchange current with the latest available security patches (DISA STIG)
Update Exchange GAL with the entire or partial DoD email address to include PKI certificates.
Blackberry Mobility Exchange integration
BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related IT discipline.

Six (6) years of experience in a client-server environment.

Five (5) years of experience with email engineering and administration of MS Exchange 2016, 2013, and MS Outlook 2016, 2013
Four (4) years of experience in server systems administration and analysis.

Three (3) years of experience with Office 365
Three (3) years of experience with email security appliances (Proofpoint)
Proficient with PowerShell and other scripting skills used to automate messaging processes and reporting is a must
Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange Active Directory Attributes

Experience working with appropriate complex systems administration, database administration, or data center maintenance.
Experience working with complex system implementations and organizational processes to include maintaining system

Experience maintaining the integrity and security of servers and systems.
Experience evaluating vendor products, and making recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinating

installation and providing backup recovery. Demonstrated experience to developing and monitoring policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
Experience in developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.

Desired skills and experience:
Blackberry Mobility server administration/Phone provision
Familiarity with CommVault backup solutions
Working Knowledgeable of Change Management processes
Solid professional and customer service skills
Ability to work with minimal guidance
Working Knowledge DoD PKI
On premise Skype
DoD Federation

o MCSA Microsoft Certified System Administrator ORVCP VMware Certified Professional.

IAT Level II baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, (or achieve within six months of TOA of hiring)

Security Clearance: Secret clearance based upon a SSBI or SSBI-PR completed within the past five years.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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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