Senior Systems Engineer - Secret

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
MacDill AFB, Florida

REQ#: RQ66211

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Senior System Engineer
Secret
Tampa, FL

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest growing and long-standing 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. 

Position affords the opportunity to mentor others and grow professionally both on your own and as part of a team.

As part of the Operations Team, you’ll be charged with maintaining service availability levels for hundreds of servers located in main data centers and remote locations across the globe.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the functionality, efficiency, and security of infrastructure providing critical services to customers across the globe in the air, on land, and at sea.
  • Apply DISA STIG settings and patch OS/applications as required.
  • Provision elevated and service accounts.
  • Create and maintain system documentation.
  • Mentor and learn from other team members.
  • May perform supervisory duties.
  • Interact with end users as required and evaluate vendor products.
  • Make recommendations to alter architecture of software and hardware to adapt to emerging technologies.
  • Develop policies and standards for performing complex builds and everyday tasks.
  • May write and maintain PowerShell scripts to automate administrative tasks.
  • May develop and implement testing strategies and document results.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies and learn new technologies as assigned.
  • May be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.
  • May be required to perform duties outside of normal day shift hours.
  • The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience is required.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Clearance.
  • Experience Windows infrastructure services (DHCP, DNS. Authentication, Active Directory, and connectivity troubleshooting) required.
  • Understanding of Agile, ITIL, DevOps practices.
  • Experience with infrastructure including but not limited to: data center operations, server hardware, operating systems (Windows, Linux), web servers, databases, virtualization (VMware), networking, storage, monitoring, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • May be required to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours as required.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
  • Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mastery of the PowerShell scripting language.
  • Experience automating and configuring systems using Desired State Configuration (DSC).
  • Horizon View/VDI
  • SCSM and/or ServiceNow
  • SCCM/MS Endpoint Manager
  • MCSE, MCSA, MCITP: EA
  • VMWare Certification(s)
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.