Storage Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Arnold, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Storage Management

Storage Technology

REQ#: RQ144924
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Storage Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Storage Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Storage Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Arnold, MO.


Responsibilities and Duties

•Design, architect, configure, deploy, upgrade and support various storage and backup platforms and associated management tools.

•Diagnose and troubleshoot storage systems and other related technologies

•Adhere to engineering and architecture standards and participate in technical review meetings as required

•Participate in the evaluation, deployment, management, and integration of new technologies in alignment with other engineers, architects, and technical service lanes

•Incident support and participation in on-call rotation during off hours and weekends

•Create and maintain documentation: logical/physical diagrams, run books and other technical engineering documents

•Consistently demonstrate initiative and commitment to optimizing systems and processes

•Oversee the Installation of new storage hardware and software according to standard operating procedures

•Oversees the updates to hardware, operating systems, and software as needed to provide required functionality and security

•Ensures systems are monitored and statistics relevant to capacity, performance, utilization, etc. are collected and regularly reviewed

•Keeps abreast of current developments in storage and backup technology to assist Federal staff in assessing the future direction of storage and backup technology


Required Qualifications and Skills

•BS degree and 8+ years of related experience; or equivalent combination

•Hands on engineering experience with NetApp and other storage technologies and concepts

•Experience with SAN, NAS and iSCSI storage implementations

•Experience with capacity planning and sizing storage and backup environments

•Experience in performance tuning and optimizing storage and backup environments

•Experience with data center migrations and storage replication technologies

•Senior level experience with design, development, implementation and maintenance of large-scale systems, preferably across multiple hardware platforms and data centers

•Strong understanding of high availability concepts with practical experience and implementation of key components in storage environment

•Strong understanding of fundamental hardware concepts:  disk, memory, CPU, NIC, HBA, firmware, RAID, performance concepts (I/O, paging, swapping, system calls), iSCSI, Fiber Channel, Ethernet

•Strong understanding of essential TCP/IP concepts:  TCP, UDP, ICMP, SMTP, SNMP, LDAP, DNS, NTP, etc.

•Understanding of security best practices, federal hardening requirements (FISMA, STIG, etc.)

•CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

•Proficient written and oral communication skills

•Strong collaborative attitude and ability to work in a team environment

•Ability to take direction

Desired Qualifications and Skills

•NetApp Certification

•PowerShell/Python scripting experience

•Experience leveraging scripts to audit and enforce configuration standards

•Amazon Web Services / C2S experience

● Location: On Customer Site
●US Citizenship Required

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.