Storage Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135222

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared Storage Engineer joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, architect, configure, deploy, upgrade and support various storage and backup platforms and associated management tools.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot storage systems and other related technologies
  • Adhere to engineering and architecture standards and participate in technical review meetings as required
  • Participate in the evaluation, deployment, management, and integration of new technologies in alignment with other engineers, architects, and technical service lanes
  • Incident support and participation in on-call rotation during off hours and weekends
  • Create and maintain documentation: logical/physical diagrams, run books and other technical engineering documents
  • Consistently demonstrate initiative and commitment to optimizing systems and processes
  • Oversee the Installation of new storage hardware and software according to standard operating procedures
  • Oversees the updates to hardware, operating systems, and software as needed to provide required functionality and security
  • Ensures systems are monitored and statistics relevant to capacity, performance, utilization, etc. are collected and regularly reviewed
  • Keeps abreast of current developments in storage and backup technology to assist Federal staff in assessing the future direction of storage and backup technology

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • BS degree and 8+ years of related experience; or equivalent combination
  • Hands on engineering experience with NetApp and other storage technologies and concepts
  • Experience with SAN, NAS and iSCSI storage implementations
  • Experience with capacity planning and sizing storage and backup environments
  • Experience in performance tuning and optimizing storage and backup environments
  • Experience with data center migrations and storage replication technologies
  • Senior level experience with design, development, implementation and maintenance of large-scale systems, preferably across multiple hardware platforms and data centers
  • Strong understanding of high availability concepts with practical experience and implementation of key components in storage environment
  • Strong understanding of fundamental hardware concepts:  disk, memory, CPU, NIC, HBA, firmware, RAID, performance concepts (I/O, paging, swapping, system calls), iSCSI, Fiber Channel, Ethernet
  • Strong understanding of essential TCP/IP concepts:  TCP, UDP, ICMP, SMTP, SNMP, LDAP, DNS, NTP, etc.
  • Understanding of security best practices, federal hardening requirements (FISMA, STIG, etc.)
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Strong collaborative attitude and ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction

Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • NetApp Certification
  • PowerShell/Python scripting experience
  • Experience leveraging scripts to audit and enforce configuration standards
  • Amazon Web Services / C2S experience


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.