Sr. Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer with TS/SCI

Springfield, VA
Jul 21, 2017
Aug 29, 2017
Engineer, Management
Full Time


An Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise management environment.


Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to support a large, complex server and network infrastructure
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, be self-directed, and be a detail-oriented professional
  • Must be willing to learn and adapt to new, cutting edge technologies
  • Must be willing to document work and participate in customer change procedures
  • Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised
  • Must be a team player; willing to both share knowledge and learn from others to ensure the team's success

The EMS Engineer responsibilities include:

  • Configure Network Performance Management tools to provide IP Service Level Monitoring Reporting
  • Work with Network Engineers to modify monitoring configuration to match network changes
  • Develops, implements, and executes standard procedures for the administration, backup, disaster recovery, and operation of the EMS tools including operating system security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle upgrade management.
  • Configure EMS tools to provide up-to-date operational and performance status of servers and applications.
  • Perform actions and activities on Solaris, Linux, and Windows operating systems as needed.
  • Interfaces with IT Operations staff to adapt EMS tool capabilities to meet operational requirements.
  • Tunes EMS tools performance and event data quality to maximized EMS system efficiency.
  • Assists with analysis using EMS and other tools to detect and respond to IT events, incidents, and outages.

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

 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.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.



3-6 years of experience with BMC specific tools



Skills and Abilities


Experience with BMC fault and performance management tools; including installation, configuration, and administration

- Fault event rules development, performance threshold management

- Experience with tools in an enterprise environment

- Experience with one or more of security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, or patch management.

- Event analysis

- Strong background in Unix, Solaris, Linux, or Windows servers

- Scripting skills


Desired Skills:

- Specific experience with BMC tools including BPM, BPPM, BEM, and SIM including service modeling

- Windows, Solaris, or Linux administration

- Service Model development

 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.