Sr Principal Engineer, Systems w/Polygraph

Employer
General Dynamics Information Technology
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.* Demonstrated knowledge and experience with all of the following infrastructure principles:o Fault toleranceo High availabilityo Scalabilityo Service level agreements (SLAs)o Capacity planningo Data center organizationo Backup / Recovery* Work with developers/engineers across disciplines to implement customer and system requirements; support a solution that meets the current requirements and is scalable to meet future mission needs.* Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution* Demonstrated experience across all of the following disciplines:o Operating systems - Engineering and/or enterprise configuration of Microsoft, UNIX, and/or Linux systemso Networking - Understanding of TCP/IP, basic routing, security zones, controlled interfaces, installation and/or configuration of routers/switches, and experience designing multi-tier networkso Application Integration - Experience in the design and integration of multiple COTS productso Storage - Understanding of basic storage principles and including types of storage, RAID types, network storage types, and the best practices of when to use each typeo Virtualization / Cloud - Experience in developing / implementing virtualization systems and the automatic provisioning of components* Draft project briefings, conceptual whitepapers, program planning, and other foundation documents* Understanding of all phases of the software development lifecycle; the System Engineering Life Cycle; and the ability to comprehend user business needs and concerns and integrate that understanding with technical skills* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Java and middleware environments* Ability to grasp new concepts, technologies and products quickly* Demonstrated knowledge and experience with all of the following infrastructure principles:o Active Directoryo Encryptiono IDS/IPSo Firewallso Anti-Viruso VPNso SSL* Ability to resolve complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations* Ability to work within system engineering standards and guidelines* Ability to facilitate technical and non-technical discussions among people with differing backgrounds and opinions and lead to consensus1. 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. Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.4. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.5. Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.7. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.8. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.10. May serve as a technical team or task lead.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.#ISDCJ#DPOST#CJPOST10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.WISE15

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