Principal Engineer, Systems (TS SCI Poly)

5 days left

Chantilly, VA
Apr 13, 2017
May 02, 2017
Full Time
GDIT is seeking a Systems Engineer to support a large Identity and Access Management (IdAM) contract. The Systems Engineer is responsible engineering, operating and maintaining Red Hat Capsule server, performing OS patching, operating and maintaining Nagios monitoring server, and performing vendor software updates.



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.


Required Skills:

    5+ years’ experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration (versions 5, 6)Creating/modifying shell scriptsFamiliarity with Red Hat Satellite and Capsule servers

Desired Skills:

    Experience with maintaining NagiosExperience with Amazon Web Services
      Management of EC2 instances
    Experience with working in Agile (Scrum) environmentExperience with PKI
      Certificates Trust chainsTrust stores
    Experience with CI/CD technologies

8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

 #cjpost #dpost 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.