• Systems Engineer, w/Poly

    Job Location USA-VA-McLean
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.


    Tysons; flexible hours (core hours between 9am-3pm) - Linux administration. Required: Experience with RHEL varient Linux system administration (acct mgmt, filesystem administration, host-based firewall modification, configuration of SSH, NTP, DNS, NFS, NIC services), development of automated system tasks using at least one of the following: Csh, Ksh, Bash, Perl, Puppet (Ruby), Curl or Python, Foreman, Ansible, or AWS bootstrapping via cloud-init scripts. Experience with patch management, YUM repository configuration, systems health monitoring and installation/configuration of FOSS packages onto RHEL or CentOS platforms 
    Desired: tomcat application server administration, experience with systems vulnerability remediation activities, implementing and/or configuring encryption in-transit and at-rest, performance tuning infrastructure components (OS, application servers and DB), building infrastructure using API, command line interfaces or silent installation files, experience with Sun Solaris, willingness to learn AWS infrastructure


    1. Performs expert-level systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.


    2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.


    3. Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple tasks and/or programs.


    4. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.


    5. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements. 6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.


    7. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.


    8. Serves as a technical team or task lead.


    9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.


    10. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.


    11. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.


    12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


    13. Participates in special projects as required.


    1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.


    2. Masters degree preferred.


    15-20 years of related systems engineering experience.


    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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