Infrastructure Systems Engineer (SRF 3304)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ42763

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), GDIT provides enterprise IT services for DHS’s biometric identity management system (IDENT) and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to store, match, share, and analyze biometric and biographic data in support of DHS’s strategic mission. Specifically, GDIT performs operations and maintenance (O&M) of OBIM infrastructure components, production and non-production environments, and associated OBIM functionality and business systems. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). And GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, and intelligence missions.

GDIT is looking for an experienced Infrastructure Systems Engineer to manage IDENT systems and provide support to infrastructure deployment, patching, and OS troubleshooting. The successful candidate will be able to document and track systems requirements and performance of existing infrastructure, troubleshoot complex problems quickly and effectively, and clearly articulate solutions verbally. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Administer/maintain, install, configure, use, upgrade AIX and Linux for both physical and virtual environments
- Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures; contribute to and maintain system standards, policies, and procedures
- Install new/rebuild existing servers and configuration hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standard and project/operational requirements
- Research and recommend automated approaches for system administration tasks where possible
- Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
- Maintain development server infrastructure
- Create client reports

Required Skills / Qualifications:
- DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS Final Suitability
- Bachelors degree and 5+ years experience in relevant fields
- Systems engineering experience with multiple operating systems (e.g., AIX, RHEL, SUSE)
- Experience working on complex projects in an enterprise environment
- Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment, adaptable to changing priorities, and the willingness & initiative to learn

Desired Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in computer engineering, systems engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study
- 8+ years of directly related experience
- Working experience with vSphere systems administration and support including VMotion, HA, vCenter, storage migrations
- Experience with vSphere problem determination, capacity planning and root cause analysis
- Working experience with vSphere Thin Provisioning, Resource Pools, Host Profiles, and 3rd party plug-ins
- Strong understanding of large-scale DevOps and implementation experience with automated solutions across a variety of applications and systems
- Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills and experience
- Ability to use data to measure success and the quality of services delivered
- Able to manage multiple tasks efficiently for on-time delivery

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.

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.