The Lead Systems Engineer provides state-of-the-art techniques for designing, developing, modifying, and troubleshooting highly complex computer systems. Participates in technical reviews, teams, and discussions as needed to include: Engineering Review Teams (ERT), project and other technical implementation teams, and the Architecture Engineering Review Panel (AERP). Training or experience interacting with or configuring Azure Stack Hub would be highly desirable. Additionally, the position will require an individual experienced in system design and integration, identity life-cycle management, and process automation and improvement. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who exceeds as an individual, as well as, excels among peers in a team environment. The individual should possess a passion for operational excellence and a high level of interpersonal and soft skills.
Minimum Education Required:
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred
Allowable Substitution: Six (6) years of related experience or four (4) years of related experience with an AA/AS degree
Minimum Experience Required:
10+ years of relevant industry experience
Design/develop/evaluate, document, and test secure designs for new or existing mission and enterprise needs/requirements. Ensure that the design meets customer, strategic, and cybersecurity requirements for the system. Test designs in the approved development and testing environments and assist system administrators with integration and implementation in the integration and production environments
Plan, configure, test, and document workstation/server migrations. Document configurations and security approvals. Assist system administrators with integration and implementation
Perform installation, configuration, troubleshooting, technical assistance and/or training in response to system administrator requirements for the IT environment
Develop, or evaluate, and test automation of IT-related tasks for all system designs. Test automation in approved test environment. Assist system administrators with integration and implementation of automation
Develop, support, and troubleshoot scripts for automation of IT-related tasks for all system designs. Test automation in approved test environment. Assist system administrators with integration and implementation of automation
Analyze security and regulatory compliance and make recommendations to ensure compliance and minimize security risks and insider threats
Draft/coordinate/update design, architecture, implementation, and security documentation and artifacts including engineering references, implementation instructions, and security compliance documentation.
Research, evaluate and provide feedback on problematic IT architecture, operation and cybersecurity trends and patterns.
Work with system engineers and administrators to jointly resolve system availability, integrity, and confidentiality.
Provide support to system engineers and system developers regarding correction of functionality, availability, and security problems identified during testing.
Ability to work with little supervision in high stress / high visibility environments with time sensitive requirements. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to take direction and retain information
Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same
Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients
Assist in the planning and performing of analytical research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering and customer specifications
Applies new solutions through research and collaboration with team and determines course of action for new application initiatives
DoD 8570 Baseline Certification Requirement: IAT Level II (Security+CE or equivalent)
Desired Certification(s): MCSA: Windows Server 2016, MCSA: Windows Server 2012, MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert, MCSE: Core Infrastructure, Microsoft Azure Administrator, Azure Solutions Architect Expert or equivalent Advanced level industry certification (i.e., Cisco, AWS, VMWare, etc.)
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able To Maintain: Top Secret SCI + CI Polygraph
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.