System Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Analysis
Huntsville, Alabama

REQ#: G2019-68205

GDIT is seeking a Systems Engineer Journeyman to provide onsite and remote support for multiple Force Protection System (FPS) Family of Systems (FOS) to the IBD-SS program with operations located at Huntsville AL.


We are looking for motivated self-starters who want to join a team dedicated to excellence and continuous progress.  Selected candidates will participate in engineering activities at any point in the system development life cycle including systems analysis/requirements definition design, development, integration, testing, acceptance/deployment, sustainment/maintenance, and evaluation. Experience with Integrated Base Defense (IBD) Kitting, Entry Control Point (ECP), Non-Intrusive Inspection System (NIIS), Rapid Reaction Tunnel Detection (R2TD), Joint Defense Operation Center (JDOC), Combat Outpost Force Protection System (COSFPS), Base Expeditionary Targeting Surveillance System – Combined (BETSS-C), BETSS-C Cerberus Scout, BETSS-C Full Motion Video (FMV) , Bistatic Surveillance System (BSS), Rapid Deployment Integrated Surveillance System (RDISS), Force Protection (FP) Suite and Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS, AN/VSS-6A) Suite of Systems is required.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to provide solutions to a variety of problems, establishing Standard Operating Procedures, creating and maintaining documentation, and training materials in accordance with established configuration management, safety and quality assurance processes
  • Manage the full life cycle of mission systems to include researching, design, procurement, cataloging, installation, testing, and maintenance of Force Protection Systems
  • Collaborate with team members, government customers, and vendors to facilitate operational improvements and provide reach-back support to perform troubleshooting, maintenance, documentation distribution, sparing, and health reports
  • Perform moderately complex duties in administering network, servers, clients, and operating systems, including installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and troubleshooting assigned devices and software
  • Experience addressing diminishing manufacturing sources and materiel shortages



Required Skills:

  • BS degree and 4 years of relevant technical experience or AA degree and 6 years of relevant experience or HS diploma and 8 years of relevant experience
  • DoD 8570 technical certifications as directed by the government and Program Manager
  • US Government Secret or higher level security clearance as required

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced experience/knowledge of IT principles and practices strongly desired such as certifications in Cisco, Microsoft, Linux, and/or VMWare for vSphere
  • Experience writing technical documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and creating training materials.
  • Experience preparing Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
  • Broad technology experience in systems engineering, FP systems, requirements tracking, testing and validation.


" 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.