Systems Engineer-(Dev and Design)

Gaithersburg, MD
Jan 12, 2017
Apr 20, 2017
Full Time
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.


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

  4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

  5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

  6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

  7. Identifies; analyzes; and resolves system problems.

  8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

  9. Determines system specifications; input/output processes; and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  11. Serves as liaison with clients; participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.

    - GeoSpatial / GeoInt

  - CHEF

  - Cloud Formation

  - Citrix Virtual Desktop XENAPP

  - AWS configuration

  - Windows System Administration

  - ESRI Product Suite (desktop & server)

  - Agile SAFe

  - DOD TS/SCI preferred; eligibility required

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

Qualifications 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

    ? Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints ? Analyze information to determine; recommend; and plan computer specifications and layouts; and peripheral equipment modifications ? Confer with systems analysts; engineers; programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations; capabilities; performance requirements; interfaces ? Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met ? Develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems. ? Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures ? Monitor functioning of equipment to ensure system operates in conformance with specifications ? Store; retrieve; and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements. ? Confer with data processing and project managers to obtain information on limitations and capabilities for data processing projects The primary responsibility of this position is to provide DevOPS automation and Deployment of virtual cloud based services. This position which is responsible for deploying; updating; testing; and accrediting eXploit Enterprise systems in an AWS environment. The candidate should be familiar with in stalling the ESRI suite of products. The candidate is required to coordinate across multiple groups; organizing site deployments; decommissions; and accreditations following established customer procedures; often involving multiple stakeholders. They will be will have to coordinate activities across multiple systems. The candidate will be responsible for leading the creation integration and deployments for: ? New system deployments and accreditation ? Regular system updates and maintenance ? Coordination with site ISP; accreditation team; and testing organization ? Ensuring systems are properly tested/configured/deployed at all stages of their lifecycle ? Reporting system status and conducting weekly customer tag-ups The candidate must also possess leadership qualities which are exhibited in the following: ? Ability to prioritize between multiple competing needs ? Handling difficult; demanding; or unreasonable users ? Commitment to excellent customer service ? Ability to operate in a demanding; high-stress environment ? Ability to disseminate complex or technical information to a wide audience ? Capability to ask the right questions to understand the workflow and process behind user questions and concerns.



 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.