• Sr. Principal Systems Engineer

    Job Location USA-MD-Windsor Mill
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics IT is looking for an experienced Principal Systems Engineer to join our Cloud Engineering and Operations team. We are an Amazon Managed Service Partner (MSP) providing full-scope cloud engineering, operations, and development services to multiple government and commercial customers. We are looking for someone who can help extend and improve our processes, evangelize the DevOps culture, and can work with us to improve our infrastructure automation to move our customers forward. If you are passionate about teaching, learning, and automating and working in a highly collaborative environment, we want to hear from you. 


    In this position you will be responsible for:

    • Maintaining and improving our existing cloud infrastructure.
    • Researching, designing, developing and/or modifing enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
    • Using tools such as ServiceNow, Jenkins, Ansible, Jira, Confluence, and Git to improve and speed delivery of our products and services.
    • Extending and maintaining automation frameworks in the areas of infrastructure as code and CI/CD.
    • Advising other Developer and DevOps teams on infrastructure characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
    • Troubleshooting problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
    • Writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
    • Providing guidance and leadership to less-experiended system engineers.


    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work / military experience.


    • 10-15 years of experience in Systems Engineering.
    • Previous experience with building or maintaining full-stack applications and / or infrastructure.
    • Passion for quality and solving problems in complex computing environments.
    • Experience working in Agile / Scrum environment.
    • Extensive experience with scripting and programming such as Python.
    • Knowledge of test and QA automation frameworks.
    • Experience with AWS and Azure cloud environments.
    • Willingness to work on a fast paced team with a "low ego/high performance" culture.
    • Willingness to support a DevOps team (24x7 accessibility for emergency issues on a rotating basis).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • AWS Certified Engineer.
    • Familiarity with software defined networks and virtual router architectures in public clouds (i.e. AWS).
    • Knowledge of government security architecture and/or secure coding practices.
    • Candidate must be a US Citizen to be considered for this position.

    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.




    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed!

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.