By Light HQ

GCCS System Administrator - Tier 2

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/2/2021 10:31 AM)
# of Openings
IT Support


By Light has a position open for a GCCS Engineer (tier 2) located at MacDill AFB in Tampa, FL. A GCCS Engineer will perform system administration tasks for the Global Command and Control System Joint (GCCS-J) at the Headquarters U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) in Tampa, Florida and at forward operating locations.


  • The GCCS Engineer will provide GCCS/Agile Client//JRE/CDS technical support to install, monitor, maintain, upgrade, analyze, troubleshoot, repair and restore computer and information systems to an operational status, to include servers Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows Server platforms.
  • Evaluate hardware and software requirements and capabilities, develop and implement testing plans, and create engineering solutions for systems integration.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare project status reports and briefings for contract and customer leadership.
  • Provide remote administration to clients within the USCENTCOM GCCS footprint.
  • Able to respond to Automated Help Desk Remedy tickets and document the actions taken to resolve the problems identified and return the user's system back to the service standards.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred with 5+ years' experience. Additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Requires 10% travel and may include deployment to austere environments. A valid U.S. passport and compliance with all CENTCOM deployment regulations for immunization and travel are required.
  • Strong server experience required
  • Strong Linux experience required
  • VMware experience
  • Security + CE
  • Effective technical writing skills are essential
  • The GCCS Engineer needs to possess excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Shift work and on-call duty may be required

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA)
  • Technical Certification in Systems Administration for GCCS-J
  • Skills associated with installation, maintenance and operations of GCCS servers, ICSF clients, Agile Client and I3 with emphasis on communications configuration, track data flow and synchronization of the COP.
  • Operational experience working with the GCCS or any of its service variants (GCCS-M, GCCS-A, GCCS-AF, IAS/IOS (Internet Authentication System / Internetwork Operating System), and/or Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS)
  • Sybase database administration experience.
  • On-the-job experience with the administration of GCCS-J or service-specific systems.


Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI required






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