Full Motion Video Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Field Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135421

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Full Motion Video (FMV) Systems Engineer on a highly important and exciting program. 

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 Information Technology employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to perform technical activities that impact the design, testing, and implementation of systems, software, and applications, including our FMV exploitation capabilities: the Multi-INT Analysis and Archiving System (MAAS).


The FMV Systems Engineer is a systems engineer with a proactive mindset to maintain and update systems as part of an Agile team that supports mission operations.

As part of the team you will support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline activities involving end-to-end system performance validation efforts with a focus on communicating effectively with customers, team members, and end users in a 24/7 operational environment.

SHIFT: This is not a shift role. Core hours are 8 AM €“ 4 PM EST with flexibility on either end. Ad hoc support is required as needed for requests that fall outside this core window.

The ideal candidate must be able to work independently under pressure and effectively identify, recommend, and problem solve system issues to ensure systems, software, and applications are properly configured to meet customer needs in the 24/7 operational environment.

The ideal candidate is:

  • a strong team player/collaborator who works effectively with multi-faceted collocated and non-collocated teams
  • a strong problem solver who drives resolutions for system interdependencies/issues
  • a strong communicator who provides clear status updates across various stakeholders
  • someone who drives innovation to modernize technology and improve operations

If you have:

  • a passion for problem solving and seeking innovative solutions for current and future needs
  • a desire to lead and work with collaborative teams to support technical activities that impact the design and performance across systems, software, and applications
  • an inquisitive mind that can quickly adapt and work effectively with a variety of stakeholders including, users, developers, testers, security teams, and management

Then this role is for you!


Key Experience and Skills Required:

  • MS Windows 10, Server 2016, Server 2019, SQL Server 2014/ 2016/ 2019
  • Vshpere 6+, HP DL360+, HP MSA
  • Visual Studio, Eclipse, Powershell 6+, SQL Script, PHP
  • JBoss EAP 7.1, Active Directory, IIS 7+
  • MS Office Suite 2016, Symantec Anti-Virus, Veritas Back-up Exec, Mediawiki
  • Jira (ticket system)
  • Basic windows script knowledge. You should be able to understand a batch file. This includes following the path of the configuration in the batch file; creating your own batch files to perform desired tasks; and troubleshooting batch files to see where they may be broken.
  • Reporting information to team members and leadership (status reports, metrics, logs)
  • Supporting daily/weekly group meetings
  • Knowledge of the imagery exploitation lifecycle, and various imagery systems
  • On call 24/7 tier 2 support

Key Foundational Skills:

  • Strong hands-on experience
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Problem-solver, well-versed in troubleshooting
  • Flexible and versatile enough to work on a variety of different tasks and technologies
  • Self-starter, does not need training in software engineering/computer science fundamentals
  • Strong understanding and application of engineering principles, practices, and standards
  • Ability to multitask and sustain multiple operational systems simultaneously based on current operational needs

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • MAAS (Multi-int Analysis and Archive System)
  • Haivision, encoder technology and video routing
  • Well-informed of current and future technologies
  • Planning and tracking team delegation
  • Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
  • Strong background supporting intelligence and FMV operations
  • Documentation/SOP creation and maintenance

What Sets You Apart:

  • Examples of thinking outside the box to advance business performance
  • Tell us about your passion for innovation and delivering solutions to meet changing needs
  • Tell us how you follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure services are consistent with/superior to industry best practices SALARY POSTED IS MARKET ESTIMATE AVERAGE AT A 8 YEAR EXPERIENCED CANDIDATE GOOD FAITH MARKET ESTIMATE.  Actualy salary will be based on EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CLEARANCE AND INTERVIEW. 

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.