Principal Systems Engineer/Project Manager (Service Desk) with Poly

Annapolis Junction, MD
Apr 28, 2017
Sep 12, 2017
Full Time
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for a Principal Systems Engineer to serve as the Ticketing Service Modernization Project Manager in a mission centric 24x7 enterprise operations & data center(s) infrastructure. Candidate will support a wide variety of classified and unclassified networks dispersed over multiple geographic regions. The candidate will be responsible for system designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. The candidate will perform the following duties:



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.

  • 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

Unique & Additional Skills

    Must possess a TS/SCI polygraph clearanceSupport the work schedules in a 24x7 Operations CenterKnowledge of ITIL service management processesAdvanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment. Experience with enterprise planning, design, testing and implementation of data center monitoring and reporting toolsPrior work on large, geographically disperse networksExperience with service desk configuration management databases and monitoring toolsAdvanced knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications. Knowledge of storage, database administration and server virtualizationPrior work experience managing enterprise-wide IT projectsProfessional certification in one or more specific technologies is required, depending on job assignment such as Cisco, VMWare, Citrix, Microsoft, ITSM products, ITIL Foundations, Security+, PMP, etc.Experience with working with various operating systems, i.e. Unix, Linux, Microsoft



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.