General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking an IT Engineer with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Microsoft Windows experience to join our team in support of a Federal Intelligence Agency contract. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the IT Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.
Primary responsibilities include providing engineering and administrative support maintaining multiple large Enterprise environments. The supporting infrastructure includes multiple Microsoft based networks spanning multiple security enclaves within a hybrid (Windows & RHEL) operating environment.
Job Responsibilities & Duties:
System Engineering duties include management of both physical and VDI based Linux workstations and servers
Identify, design, and implement solutions using FOSS, COTS or GOTS products to enhance and meet customer requirements within the operating environment.
Troubleshoot user, workstation and application functionality, performance, and incident resolution for Linux based applications
Identifies, analyzes, and resolve incidents with both short-term workarounds and long-term solutions
Provide remote end user support and remotely work with and train geographically disperse Tier 2 and Tier 3 team members
Communicate effectively (in oral and written form) with a variety of individuals and team members in both small and large team environments
Willingness to participate in special projects as needed
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
10+ years of related systems administration experience
TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.
Candidate must possess an appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification. In addition, candidate must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Training within six (6) months of Hire Date.
Successful candidates are expected to have related experience and knowledge/understanding of:
Linux Operating systems as a server or desktop such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7/8, CentOS 6/7/Stream, Scientific Linux, Fedora, Oracle Linux, Rocky Linux, Alma Linux, etc.
Integration and experience with Kerberos Authentication concepts and/or Microsoft Active Directory domain joined servers and workstations is a plus (SSSD, WinBind, etc.)
Strong understanding of DNS, DHCP and LDAP in a Windows or Linux environment
Operating system deployment and Configuration Management via Satellite and/or Ansible Tower
Application Troubleshooting such as Firefox, Chrome, Java and/or Citrix based virtual applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word,
Understanding of SMB/CIFS and NFS file sharing protocols
Linux scripting (Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash)
Understanding of ServiceNow, NETS or other ticketing process
DoD STIG hardening
ITIL v3 or higher
The following knowledge/skill set is not required but is a plus:
Gnome desktop environments
Ability to create and deploy Ansible roles and playbooks
Github or Gitlab
Red Hat Satellite or Foreman/Katello
CUPS print server
RPM package repositories
Demonstrated ability to build an RPM package
Windows 10, Server 2012/2016/2019
Virtualization Environments (VMware, Citrix)
Cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
Profile management utilizing the VMware User Experience Management (UEM) toolset
Containerization (Docker, Podman)
Web Proxy Configuration (PAC files, etc.)
Dell/EMC Isilon and Netapp storage appliances
Experience with monitoring tools like SCOM, Zabbix or Nagios
Familiarity with site specific customer and mission
Willingness to travel
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.
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.