Senior Systems Engineer

Arlington, VA
Aug 21, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Here is your opportunity to join an engineering team supporting a large enterprise, multi-tenant environment.

Requires a minimum of 7 years’ experience in system engineering and a minimum of 5 years in a Systems Engineer role or related position. Requires minimum of 8 years of overall experience. Requires knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in all phases of the engineering, application, and development of multiple operating systems. In addition, knowledge of or certification in specific applications or processes may be required, depending on job assignment

Provide expert advice and counsel to assigned functional/user area managers and project teams for complex systems, often crossing functional lines. Designs major computer systems. Coordinates work on subsystems. Oversees the integration of new applications with established systems and files. Confers with assigned systems users and evaluates utilization to identify requirements modifications which will facilitate integration, increase efficiency and/or reduce costs; investigates new procedures, equipment and operating systems to determine their usefulness and applicability to operations. Assists systems management in developing systems analysis standards and provides consultative direction to applications programmers, systems software engineers, computer center operations and user personnel in the planning and scheduling of systems projects which cross functional lines.


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.



BS in IT field

Qualifications Engineering experience required, supporting large enterprise environment. Multi-tenant environment desired.

BS min in IT field


Security + or like certification to meet 8570 compliance for privileged access (Security+ CE, Network+, CISSP, etc.)

Active Secret Clearance

Pentagon or DoD experience highly desired.

Knowledge of PowerShell, Java, or Python scripting languages highly desired.


8-10 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.