Segment Infrastructure Engineer

Greenbelt, MD
Apr 27, 2017
Aug 08, 2017
Full Time
General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Segment Infrastructure Engineer with strong communication and technical skills that will work with the infrastructure leads for the Department of Commerce to determine non-functional requirements to support the 2020 Decennial Census. The Segment Infrastructure Engineer will work closely with assessment teams to ensure that the design and implementation of the infrastructure will support the performance requirements of the 2020 Census. This individual will document the required architecture and interface with the USCB regularly.


Specific roles & responsibilities for the position include but not limited to the following:

    Lead the development of Infrastructure Documentation to meet government requirements such as but not limited to
        Concept of Infrastructure Design and Operations.Infrastructure Architecture and Roadmap.Physical Design Specifications.Capture Infrastructure requirements.
    Assist with creating cloud migration strategies; defining delivery architecture, creating the migration plans, designing the orchestration plans, etc.Lead team to support the documentation of the Infrastructure to meet specific segment non-functional requirements.Work closely with Application Assessment teams to ensure that the Infrastructure design can support segment specific Decennial 2018 test and 2020 production requirements.Act as liaison to support teams and client during design of Data Center capability.Use troubleshooting experience and work closely with operations, support, engineering and/or other functions to ensure successful segment level Data Center capability requirement identification and design.
 Additional Duties may include:

    Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.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.Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.Develops documentation on new or existing systems.Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.May serve as a technical team or task lead.Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.Participates in special projects as required.Required Skills:

      5+ years of experience supporting infrastructure development for emerging software development programs.Experience with private, hybrid or public cloud technology.Experience with Virtualization Technologies.Detail oriented self-starter capable of working independently.Ability to perform infrastructure discovery and assessments working with Architecture teamDemonstrated understanding of Data Center Operations (Production operations, Server, Storage, Network, Data Base Management, Systems Management, Helpdesk, DR/Business recovery practices).Familiarity with functional operations of server, storage, and network functions.Knowledge of storage Platform Technologies (SAN/NAS) including Hardware & Software (EMC/NetApp/Sun/IBM/HP etc.).5+ years of experience analyzing and documenting environment requirements, design, and concept of operations.Team Work: Able to enthuse and maintain team interest. Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a team toward a common vision or goal.Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skills.Quantitative Management: Ability to determine process measures and track to determine process effectiveness and efficiency.Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions.Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task.
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 10-15 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.