We are seeking a Systems Engineer to support the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Rockville, MD. As a Systems Engineer Advisor, you will collaborate with product owners to design and deploy business applications and scientific products. You should have extensive knowledge in supporting a traditional Windows server environment with a drive towards adopting cloud technologies.
You will be part of a team of engineers focusing on expanding enterprise hosting capabilities, focusing on new tools, technologies, and infrastructure as code. You’ll also help automate and streamline our operations and processes, and further adopt DevOps best practices.
In this role, a typical day will include:
Collaborating with software developers in designing solutions to host and deploy custom business and scientific applications
Joining sprint or ad hoc meetings to discuss requirements for products and brainstorm new technical solutions
Working closely with other Engineers to enhance and expand fundamental capabilities offered in the hosting environment. Including infrastructure as code and containerized or serverless workloads
Attending a daily stand-up meeting to report your accomplishments, plans for the day, and any roadblocks you encountered. Your team will do the same, giving you an opportunity to understand and contribute to other ongoing initiatives
Identifying monolithic applications hosted on-prem prime for refactoring into a micro-service architecture hosted in containers or using serverless workloads
Maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting a traditional on-prem Windows Server Environment
Participate and collaborate with other departments to ensure endpoint security and remediate vulnerabilities.
BA/BS or equivalent and five years related experience
Extensive knowledge of Windows Server 2012 through Windows Server 2019 operating systems
Knowledge of core IT systems (Active Directory, Certificate Services, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, NTFS, SNMP, TCP/IP)
Strong Windows Server troubleshooting skills
Experience with deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting .Net and IIS applications
Experience with full stack monitoring tools, such as Datadog
Extensive knowledge of using PowerShell to automate tasks
Must be able to obtain a NIH Public Trust
Experience with VMware vSphere Server Environment
Experience with Azure DevOps (CI/CD pipelines), Azure Web Apps and GitHub
Experience with AWS and commonly used services such as EC2, S3, Route 53, and RDS
Experience with infrastructure as code and automation/configuration management using either Cloud Formation or Terraform to define infrastructure standards for cloud services.
A good understanding of programming languages such as PHP, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby
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.