Senior Systems Engineer (SRF 3440)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ92552

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and 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. 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). At the most critical moments of change, we’re there - bringing the resources, solutions, and expertise to help our clients take on some of the world’s biggest challenges - 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 a Senior Systems Engineer to support the Application Support Team with maintaining the operations of the application tier in production and non-production environments.  The successful candidate will monitor and maintain performance of the enterprise application tier (in production and non-production environments) and support investigation and remediation of complex technical incidents impacting stakeholder missions.  

Other specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Working with stakeholders and developers to identify causes of system/code issues.
• Deploying code and maintain baseline across many environments.
• Working with security team on an on-going basis to ensure COTS comply with DHS security standards.

Required Skills / Qualifications:
• DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
• Bachelors degree and 10+ years of related experience.
• Configuration management experience, e.g., using Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
• UNIX shell scripting
• Working knowledge with Git/GitHub
• Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
• Excellent communication skills

Desired Skills / Qualifications:
• Masters in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study
• 15+ years of relevant experience
• Experience developing SQL scripts
• Experience developing Jython scripting
• Experience with Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Fusion Middleware administration, managing multiple application domains and setting and configuring multiple authenticators
• Experience with TIBCO Business Works (BW) and Enterprise Message Service (EMS) administration, managing multiple domains and configuring BW trace parameters for debugging
• Experience with F5 BigIP Local Traffic Manager, setting up and configuring VIPs and server pools and developing and configuring iRules
• Working knowledge with PKI, renewing and implementing security certificates
• Experience with Postfix and email server administration
• Certifications: ITIL Foundation; Amazon Web Services (AWS); or Oracle WebLogic Server


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.