Principal Systems Engineer - Alexandria, VA
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.
14.Advanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques.
15.Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.
16.Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.
17.Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
18.Lifecycle design experience highly desired.
19.NetApp experience highly desired.
20.SharePoint admin/development highly desired.
21.Exchange experience highly desired.
22.VMWare experience highly desired.
23.Must be able to achieve Security+ CE Certification (or equivalent) within 90 days of hire for positions requiring elevated privileges and ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.
24.Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
◦2012 MCSE highly desired.
◦2008 MCITP: EA highly desired.
25.This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.
The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.
General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.
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.