Cloud Systems Administrator, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ77345

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.


GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support Government activities in Herndon, VA.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to execute multi-faced programs that support dynamic mission sets. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Day 1, the Administrator will be responsible for the transitioning of the on-premises of mission systems to a Cloud platform.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure engineers and administrators to maintain and enhance secure systems using cloud computing services and tools
  • Deploy various open source packages and/or application stacks into the customers production system
  • lntegrate open source frameworks and products into the production environment
  • Work across the different layers of the lT infrastructure (e.g. network, storage, platform, database, and application)
  • Providing Tier-3 SME troubleshooting and performing root cause analysis on production incidents

REQUIRED QUALI FICATIONS

  • Demonstrated knowledge of AWS to include EC2, EBS, 53, Glacier, DynamoDB, lAM, RDS, ElasticCache, Lambda, ECS, VPC, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Direct Connect, SQS, SNS, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation, Chef, or AWS bootstrapping via cloud-init scripts.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job operational and analytical experience, and excellent understanding of the development of baselines for middleware platforms that can support both on premise and cloud-based AWS environments.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of underlying storage for Linux (LVM), storage network protocols (e.g. NAS, NFS, CIFS, etc.), and clustered or pooled virtualization concepts from leading platforms (e.g. XenServer, HyperV, VMware, etc.).
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of proactive monitoring concepts, including experience configuring and deploying Network and systems monitoring, SNMP (e.g. Ganglia, Nagios, Zenoss).
  • Knowledge with Migration of applications and deployment of physical and virtual servers, deployment, configuration, and maintenance of server environments.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of information security practices (e.g. cryptography, privilege separation, RBAC, INFOSEC, Auditing, Patching, Security Benchmark Compliance, OS hardening).
  • Demonstrated experience and in-depth knowledge with the LINUX operating systems (e.g. RedHat, CentOS)
  • 15 years of related experience
  • Education: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, lnformation Systems, Engineering, Business or a related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Security clearance level: Top Secret/SCl with Polygraph

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

Develops advanced engineering ideas and guides their development into a final product.

Develops masterful engineering skills to highly complex engineering problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

Utilizes masterful engineering skills to perform highly advanced systems design, development, and integration form the start of a systems life cycle to the end.

Provides and applies masterful engineering to highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools.

Provides and applies masterful engineering skills to highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

Performs continual maintenance and provides masterful engineering solutions for continual and highly complex security, backup and redundancy problems.

Provides guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.

Provides guidance to less-experienced Systems Engineers.

Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes.

May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)

Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering.

Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency.

Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure.

Implements, manages and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline tools.

Creates, maintains, and reviews Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and/or Puppet configuration management tools to support the provisioning infrastructure.

Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

Recognized as a subject matter expert in a specific technology.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.