Senior Linux Engineer (IPA)

Chantilly, VA
Apr 11, 2017
May 02, 2017
Full Time
Candidates will be providing engineering services to support the installation, configuration, and troubleshoot a comprehensive mission system that encompasses a Microsoft Windows Domain, Red Hat’s Identity, Policy, and Audit (IPA) solution, and multiple Red Hat infrastructure components.  Candidate will also support complex networking and Linux engineering within a dynamic lab environment spanning multiple security enclaves in support of engineering and development efforts.


Specifically, responsibilities and requirements include the following the candidate will:

1. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems

2. Maintains system documentation

3. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

4. Engineer and Maintain approved/delivered solutions in the deployment methodologies (Satellite, Puppet, YUM Repository)

5. Provides advice and technology guidance to fellow engineers and Tier 2 on deployed solutions.

6. Exercised considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment and without appreciable direction.

7. Ability to work independently and in a team environment in order to successfully resolve moderately complex technical problems in a high-paced environment

8. Participates in special projects as required.



GDIT duties may also include:

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.

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.

  Must possess appropriate, current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE OR CCNA-Security certification. Security+ CE Certification preferred The candidate should have related experience in:

- 5 - 7 years' Enterprise experience in Linux OS (RHEL5, CentOS) and UNIX OS (Free BSD, Solaris, etc.) in a large scale environment

- Local and remote data center management

- Experience with monitoring tools

- Familiarity with SAN and NAS


The ideal candidate would also be well versed in the foundations that make up a Mission IT network.   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.