Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ124210

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. Our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support our Department of Defense (DoD) customer in Alexandria, VA.

The Systems Engineer will be a hybrid position consisting of remote and onsite work at Alexandria, VA. The Systems Engineer shall perform detailed system engineering and will be directly involved in various system design and requirements generation/maintenance of legacy and emerging U.S. Army software baselines. You will also actively participate in Scrum project teams and meetings. You will be responsible for working with a highly functional team developing, integrating, testing, and deploying custom solutions to the client's hardware baselines and maintaining legacy and new versions of the system and its sub-systems. Other responsibilities will include working with the team, including integrators, to define system requirements and effort estimates related to satisfying said requirements.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and performs engineering research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications
  • Responsible for major technical/engineering projects of higher complexity and importance
  • Coordinates the activities of engineers assigned to specific engineering projects; and may perform other duties as assigned
  • Develops and manage systems level requirements, develop operational systems concepts, originating design concepts or performing systems level integration and test for highly complex systems
  • Review architecture designs and plans and provide actionable feedback to stakeholders and team personnel
  • Interacts with system users to translate their requirements into systems, hardware, and software requirements and design
  • Contribute to the Planning and Requirements phases of the development life cycle
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Solves engineering problems in the functional area to which assigned
  • Recommend changes to improve established application processes
  • Provide technical support and consultation for systems engineering questions
  • Produce white papers as required

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or other business-related field plus 5+ years of experience in a related discipline
  • Strong understanding of systems architectures, system design, employment of systems and dependent sub-systems, systems administration, and system networking
  • Experience with GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, and other DevOps/Continuous Integration – Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve technical problems
  • Background in requirements analysis, design, and coding methodologies, DoD software policies; and DoD test and evaluation requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a small team
  • Thoroughly understands software engineering and programming for large computer and minicomputer and microprocessor systems supporting broad base of applications
  • Must have or be able to obtain TS/SCI Clearance

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.