Security Engineer - Virtual Machines

Manassas, VA
Apr 27, 2017
May 23, 2017
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Sr. Security Engineer - Virtual Machines to provide leadership and support in the following duties:

• Check server availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency, with focus on securing virtual machines.

• Conduct functional and connectivity testing to ensure continuing operability for the security environment, with focus on securing virtual machines.

• Conduct periodic server maintenance including cleaning (both physically and electronically), disk checks, routine reboots, data dumps, and testing.

• Design group policies and access control lists to ensure compatibility with organizational standards, business rules, and needs.

• Develop and document systems administration standard operating procedures.

• Install server fixes, updates, and enhancements.

• Maintain baseline system security according to organizational policies.

• Manage accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment.

• Manage virtual server resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability.

• Monitor and maintain virtual server configuration.

• Diagnose failed servers or connectivity problems.

• Oversee installation, implementation, configuration, and support of network components.

• Perform repairs on faulty server hardware.

• Plan and coordinate the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and other baseline software.

• Plan, execute, and verify data redundancy and system recovery procedures.

• Provide ongoing optimization and problem solving support.

• Resolve hardware/software interface and interoperability problems.

• Propose new technologies or procedures that could be used to advance the ability to detect and mitigate malicious activity.

• Perform other official duties as assigned.


Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline is required.

Qualifications 5+ years of directly related experience in security engineering of virtual machines.


A minimum active SECRET security clearance preferred, but not required.

  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.