Windows System Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems
Chantilly, VA
Nov 30, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
Full Time
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Proficient in Microsoft Infrastructure components: Microsoft Server 2012/2016, Active Directory, DNS, DFS, DHCP, Group Policy, Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Office, IISProficient with maintaining virtualization environments: VMware and Citrix XenDesktopExperience with Active Directory domains and trusts, security delegation and file share securityPKI and TLS/SSL certificate integrationsAdobe Experience Manager (AEM) is a plusMcAfee Epolicy and Enterprise Security Manager, WhatsUp GoldHP ProLiant series, HPE/Dell workstation and Thin Clients maintenance and deploymentsBasic networking experience and understanding of LAN switching and VLANsExperience with remote server administration using HPE iLOCLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: A TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is required at time of hire. Candidate must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Must have at least a TS/SCI clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US citizenship is required. Responsibilities for this Position General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Windows Systems Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Seeking a strong Senior Systems Engineer with wide experience with Microsoft Information System Networks, Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, Active Directory, Group Policy, VMware and CitrixWill be a key team member for the day-to-day operations of production customer security analytic networkWill work closely with a small team of diverse skill setsWill develop integration strategies for new software solutions, while maintaining the health and wellbeing of the current infrastructureCandidates should have strong Tier1-2 administrative and debugging experience along with system/application integration experienceA strong candidate will be comfortable working in a multi-vendor network with a large array of COTS applicationsWill work closely on Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts to ensure the infrastructure meets all requirements Candidate must be security conscious and ensure all deployments meet A&A requirements with DISA standards Candidates must be self-starters, comfortable with spending time in a data center, and have the aptitude to work independently in a fast passed continuously evolving environmentManage the Windows Server Infrastructure including Active Directory, Lync Server, Exchange Servers, SQL Clusters, File Clusters, Web Servers, and various application serversCreate and maintain Operating System baseline images (Windows Server 2012/2016 and Workstation 7/10/embedded) Maintain production Thin Client infrastructure with Windows EmbeddedGather and develop requirement from team leads and application users, research technical solutions, design and implement software/hardware solutionsDevelop system and application backup strategiesDeploy new server and workstations through SCCM for physical and VMware templates for Virtual MachinesAnswer customer and teammate help desk tickets and remediate application/infrastructure issuesParticipate in internal / external security audits/inspections, create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) as required.Maintaining and administer Group Policy Objects in Microsoft Active DirectoryEnforce security hardening on systems through group policy and system configuration from DISA STIG guidelines and customer requirementsManage McAfee EPO updates and Virus scanning across server and workstation infrastructureAssist team with continuous monitoring, implementation and troubleshooting of required patch compliance for all client and server devices utilizing SCCM serverResponsibilities may require periodic evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported Performs requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, detail trade studies, systems integration and test (verification), validation and interface definition studies of subsystem or system elements under supervision of the lead systems engineerPerforms technical planning, cost and risk analyses, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for subsystems and system elements Performs customer requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)Performs detailed technical analyses for a subsystem or system elementsDevelops and evaluates systems, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable governmental security specificationsMay provide system accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features (eg, identification, authentication, access control, labeling, and auditing) of the system are considered and function properly May develop system security documentation on both new and fielded information systemsParticipates in Modeling and SimulationResearches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or applicationADDITIONAL SKILLS:Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesProficient knowledge of other related disciplinesProficient with requirements management & system modeling toolsRecognizes various architectural patternsProficient in Microsoft Office applicationsProficient written and verbal communications skillsAble to sell concepts and ideasCreative thinkerAbility to multi-taskProficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little directionProficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actionsProficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound systems engineering designPREFERRED EXPERIENCE:DoD 8570.1M compliant Operating System certification preferred (Eg Microsoft, VMware)#CJ3#CB Company Overview General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran