Systems Engineer with Skills in Cloud or IaaS Environment - TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Locations
Fort Meade, Maryland
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ90726

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

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.

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As Systems Engineer with Skills in Cloud or IaaS Enviro this Maryland customer.

Collaborating with the customer and other teams to solve challenges

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform data center virtualization deployments utilizing VMware vSphere and vRealize Suite products (scripting, system configuration, and automation)

  • Troubleshoot various vSphere issues related to performance and optimization or configuration including but not limited to VLANS, standard and distributed virtual switches, vCPU/Memory optimization, vMotion, vRA, and bugs in software updates

  • Configure, maintain, and verify compliance of IAVAs, STE/STN requirements, and industry best practices for Windows and Linux VMs, vCenter and vRealize, and server hardware

  • Create and utilize PowerShell, Python, and Ansible to standardize and automate workflows with regards to initial configurations, patching, and decommissioning of environments

  • Managing mission system migrations between geo-graphic areas as an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider

  • Knowledge in requesting and implementing custom certificates for iLOs, Linux servers, and VMware appliances

  • Configuring servers and devices to report to corporate tools (SCCM, ePO, syslog, etc)

  • Monitor and coordinate hardware repairs between customer and qualified technicians to ensure minimal downtime and satisfactory service

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Strong LINUX (Preferable CentOS) experience

  • Experience using Python, PowerShell, Ansible

  • Experience with GIT, RPM/yum, DPKG/APT, Puppet

  • Experience with VMware, OpenStack, IaaS, Cloud Computing, and PKI

  • A strong general system administration and network skills to include: performing Jumpstart/PXE boots, configuration of network interfaces and network bonding, familiar with network CIDR notation, knowledge of common LINUX configuration files and how to configure, know different file system formats: ext4, xfs, familiar with connections to Enterprise storage systems via ISCSI and NFS, knows how to access servers though lights out management ports, familiar with Linux KVM commands, knows how to diagnose and troubleshoot servers with high load averages or network problems, knows how to use monitoring tools such as Nagios, familiar with configuration of grub boot loader, basic MySQL skills to query and update databases, know how to generate and deploy server certificates.

  • Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
    One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, or GICSP.  

  • NOTE: the certification requirement must be current before an individual can join the task.

  • Must possess the capability to perform systems engineering activities and assist in the preparation of work products in the process areas associated with the ISO/IEC 15288.

  • Must be available for on-call support.

  • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field (see Note 1) or a related discipline (see Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus six (6) years of systems engineering experience.
    OR
    A High School Diploma or GED plus ten (10) years of general systems engineering experience (any process area).
    OR
    An Associate’s degree in a Qualified field plus eight (8) years f general system engineering experience (any process area).
    OR
    A Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field (see Note 1) or a related discipline (see Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus four (4) years of systems engineering experience.
    OR
    A PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field (see Note 1) or a related discipline (see Note 2) from an accredited college or university plus four (4) years of systems engineering experience.
    NOTE 1 – Examples of Qualified Engineering fields include: Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management.
    NOTE 2 – Examples of related disciplines include: Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics.

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Experience using SQL, BASH

  • Software Integration experience

  • Familiar with Enterprise services such as UAM, PKI, CASPORT, McAfee (Agent and Endpoint), DNS, Active Directory, Jumpstreet, TPAM (at least understand what those services provide). 

  • Understand a System Security Plan (SSP)

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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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.