Senior Systems Engineer - Secret- Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA
May 04, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Full Time
1. Performs complex systems design and integration work that may include operating system and/or application customization, development of schedules and cost projections, compliance with security guidance, computer architecture analysis and design. 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, analysis, and documents results.

3. Work with team members to peer review completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management.

4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

5. Develops documentation and integration instructions on new or existing systems.

6. Develops and directs test criteria to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems at the tier II and III level.

8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical implementation 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 customers, 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.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications 5-8 years of related systems engineering experience.

 1. Must possess an active Secret Security Clearance and be capable of  obtaining and maintaining at Top Secret/SCI level.

2. 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. 

3. Additional specific certifications may be required.

4. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal 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.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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. #DPOST #CLPOST