Systems Monitor Engineer with Polygraph

Herndon, VA
Feb 08, 2017
Jun 20, 2017
Full Time
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

 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.


Systems Engineer/Systems Integrator -Senior Monitoring Engineer. 
Working under minimal supervision the selected candidate will work with a technical group on projects from reviewing requirements to ensure system compatibility for optimal system performance; collaborate with business users to discuss requirements; perform current state system analysis; write functional and technical specifications of current state systems, provide weekly status reports regarding system engineering and integration initiatives. 
This role supports a customer private network where GDIT and other technical resources have full autonomy over technical oversight of the network. The Monitoring Engineer shall integrate, configure, re-engineer Nagios and Splunk to capture the data flow of all data sets, parsers, databases. Seek ways to creatively improve our monitoring by allowing us the ability to be more proactive as a group. Interacts with the 24/7 watch center. Scripting is performed in BASH, Python and web based tools. 
The successful candidate will have proven experience with establishing integrated project team structure and assignments and experience leading, directing and managing enterprise IT system development/engineering efforts, tasking, and schedules through work breakdown structure and program planning.
This role requires someone with proven experience implementing cross domain solutions that support requirements of varying complexity in addition to planning and managing the coordinated effort of a team of different stakeholders, information technology, and related technical professionals, to include personnel with different organizations with competing interest (e.g., customer, cross domain governing bodies, hosting facility, and technology provider).
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, System Engineering or related field and 16 years of professional experience which should include either management consulting experience or relevant industry knowledge
• Demonstrated experience with Enterprise monitoring tools (i.e Splunk and Nagios)
• Experience with integrating non-enterprise monitoring and logging into an enterprise monitoring strategy
• Demonstrated experience in designing enterprise monitoring and logging solutions
• Provide ad-hoc data mining and reporting as requested for historical performance, logging, and other metric data
• Ability to identify gaps in system designs as it relates to enterprise monitoring and logging standards
• Converts mission and customer needs into system requirements and definitions and works directly with the customer to define and prioritize mission needs
• Ability and willingness to learn job related material and tasks

 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.