IT Operations Automation/Application Management (SRF 3353)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ44699

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions.  For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM, formerly US-VISIT), GDIT performs operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Automated Biometric Identification System’s (IDENT) production and non-production environments and associated business systems.  In support of this effort, GDIT provides Task Order Management, Datacenter Operations, Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations, System Management and Monitoring, Service Request Management, Technology Analysis, and Non-production Support (to include Program Support Systems and Transition).  GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical homeland missions – the storage and processing of biometric and associated biographic information for national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, intelligence, background investigations, and associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis.

GDIT is looking for a Senior Operations Architecture Tools Systems Engineer to provide engineering, analysis, administration, and configuration support for a wide range of tools.  The ideal candidate will support IT management, deployment automation, requirements management, request management, demand management, application problem analysis and resolution, data validation, application and/or data migration, and test management technologies.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to installing, configuring, securing, deploying, integrating, administering, maintaining, patching, tuning, and upgrading tools including but not limited to Microfocus Serena,​ Informatica, Birst systems residing on Linux and Windows server operating systems.

Required Skills / Qualifications:

  • DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS Final Suitability• Bachelors degree and 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Windows Server knowledge
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication, ability to work in a team environment, adaptability to changing priorities and environments, multi-task, and willingness \ initiative to learn
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, conflict resolution and management skills
  • Ability to support non-traditional working hours (including after-hours or weekends) when necessary

Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer engineering, systems engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study
  • Masters degree
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years experience in an application management role    
  • AWS Console – S3 and Redshift knowledge
  • Informatica maintenance and knowledge
  • Microfocus Serena Requirements Manager (RM) and Serena Business Manager (SBM) knowledge
  • Microsoft Project Server and SharePoint knowledge
  • Certification in ITIL Foundations or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
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.