Systems Architect TS/SCI required

Chantilly, VA
Jan 12, 2017
Jun 14, 2017
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
GDIT is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer/Architect to support a large Identity and Access Management (IdAM) contract. The Senior Systems Engineer will have the technical business acumen and the ability to communicate and write at various technical and management levels. Under the guidance of the GDIT PM and the customer POC’s, the candidate will fulfill the role of assisting with leading the direction on technical implementations and system integration of solutions. The candidate will assume the role of technical lead on an AWS migration project.

The candidate will have experience with Linux and will be responsible for designing, developing automated installation/testing, and supporting the end-to-end infrastructure architecture for directory, virtual directory, and DevOps services.  These services are designed to be highly available, robust, resilient and supportable.  The candidate will interface with engineering teams that develop identity and access services as well as sustainment teams that support the operational services.

 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.

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

 2. Masters degree preferred.

Qualifications 15-20 years of related systems engineering experience.

 Required Experience:

  • Experience with Red Hat “command line” administration
  • IdAM Technologies
  • Volume Management
  • Patching
  • LDAP Directory Services
  • DNS configuration and troubleshooting
  • Security hardening
  • Performance tuning
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Network troubleshooting
  • PKI
  • Network configuration files & scripts, traceroute, Wireshark
  • Experience with virtualization—VM Ware
  • CISSP preferred 
Desired Experience: 

  • Oracle DSEE administration
  • Oracle OVD administration
  • Puppet Enterprise management and/or module development
  • Nagios administration
  • Gitlab administration
  • Jenkins administration
  • JIRA and Confluence administration
 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.