Sr. Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ134734

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. And our work depends on Secret level cleared Sr. Systems Engineer joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Alexandria, VA (Army Geospatial Center) and Remotely.

General Description: 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. May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager). 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.

Specific Description: Creates and analyzes highly complex software engineering architectures and designs. Provides functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of software systems, including, but not limited to application software, utility software, development software, and diagnostic software. Participates in the development of test strategies, devices, and systems. Have the technical background and skills to perform in all phases of software design, development, documentation, and implementation. Ability to design and develop advanced networking techniques. Thoroughly understands software engineering and programming for large computer and minicomputer and microprocessor systems supporting broad base of applications. Background in requirements analysis, design, and coding methodologies; documentation standards; configuration management; DoD software policies; and DoD test and evaluation requirements; real-time operating systems, distributed systems, modeling and simulation; data base design and management, and resource utilization assessment. Typically works in highly complex areas where ingenuity and creativity are required to provide solutions to major design problems. Has experience with JMeter.

Additional Requirements:  

Education Requirements: Bachelors

Years of Experience: 10+

Clearance Requirement: SECRET or HIGHER (ACTIVE)

The likely salary range for this position is $121,306 - $181,958, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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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.