Systems Design Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ128002

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Systems Engineer supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to designs and define system architecture for new or existing computer systems and coordinate system development to include design, modeling, security, integration and formal testing.

HOW A SYSTEMS ENGINEER WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Guides the successful completion of major engineering programs and may function in a project leadership role.
  • Develops advanced solutions to highly complex engineering problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Performs advanced systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end.
  • Provides and applies advanced engineering to highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools.
  • Provides and applies advanced engineering skills to highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Performs continual maintenance and provides advanced solutions for continual and highly complex security, backup and redundancy problems.
  • Prepares and maintains all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.
  • Provides guidance to less-experienced Systems Engineers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes.
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.
  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering.
  • Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency.
  • Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure.
  • Implements, manages and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline tools.
  • Creates, maintains, and reviews Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and/or Puppet configuration management tools to support the provisioning infrastructure.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
     

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Education: BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • Required Experience: 10+ years
  • Required Technical Skills:
  • Experience with datacenter services (VMWare, Active Directory, NetApp, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of hardware and integration
  • Upgrade, document and maintain a converged and hyper converged VMware vSphere Data Center

    Conduct upgrades to VMware environments

    Utilize VMware Lifecycle Manger (LCM) to update VMware solutions

    Manage NetApp storage solutions

    Strong Linux skills (general Linux administration of CentOS/RHEL systems preferred)
  • Knowledge of distributed systems (be prepared to speak about your previous environment(s))
  • Windows Administration
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Polygraph
  • Location: On Customer Site

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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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.