Systems Engineer Advisor - TS/SCI - Springfield, VA or Tampa, FL

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ119381

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Systems Engineer Advisor
Springfield, VA Tampa, FL (CENTCOM)

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

The Systems Engineer Advisor is a strong, self-motivated, solution-oriented individual who will be joining an experienced team to support the implementation and sustainment of multiple networks. We are looking for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic systems engineer to join us in delivering high quality IT systems.


Strategy & Planning

- Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.

- Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.

Acquisition & Deployment

- Designs and defines systems architecture for new or existing information systems in accordance with vendor best practices, DISA STIGs, and NIST guidance.

- Performs complex network development and design work.

- Participates in the deployments and upgrading of operating systems and services and design of network enhancements in both hybrid Windows/Linux and exclusively Linux environments.

- Provides documents systems on new or existing networks.

- Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

Operational Management

- Identifies, analyzes, and resolves network problems.

- Provides network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

- Determines network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

- May provide guidance and leadership to less-experienced systems engineers.

- Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

- Comprehensive knowledge of network engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

- Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

- Participates in special projects as assigned.

- This position may require limited travel to CONUS and OCONUS (Non-Hazardous Duty) locations.


Required Qualifications:

- 8+ years of technical experience required.

- BA/BS required - may substitute additional years of experience

- A minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in Red Hat Linux system administration, including installing and maintaining operating systems, configuring and installing hardware/software utilizing monitoring technologies, troubleshooting, and sustaining the operational health of the infrastructure.

- Ability to troubleshoot and analyze Linux systems and networks efficiently

- Working knowledge of Puppet and ability to create new Puppet manifests

- Proficient with Linux scripting languages (e.g BASH, Python)

- Knowledge of VMWare systems management

- Knowledge of Red Hat Directory Server management

- Networking knowledge (network layers, TCP/IP, Firewalls, IPsec)

- Understanding of Agile, ITIL, DevOps practices.

- Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

- Must be IAT level II compliant with DoD 8570.1.

- DoD Computing Environment Certificate/OS Certificate in Linux

- ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.

- May be required to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

- Experience with Ansible Automation Platform

- Knowledge and experience with NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program and solutions.


DoD 8570 CE Training Requirements:

CompTIA Linux+

LINUX Operating System Security

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC-2)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide.

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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.

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