Cloud Storage Engineer, w/Poly in Herndon, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/27/2020

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description

Systems Engineer - Infrastructure Engineer

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 we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Integrator 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 lead, manage, and implement cross domain solutions. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Maintain an on-premise infrastructure and assist with the transition activities to a new cloud environment.
  • Act as a conduit between the Engineering and Operations team by reviewing all work passed to Tier 3 (Engineering Team).
  • Work across the different layers of the IT infrastructure (e.g. network, storage, platform, middleware, database, and application).
  • Function as a technical lead supporting approximately 10 team members.
  • Design and define system architecture for new or existing computer systems


  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with enterprise infrastructure architecture, engineering, and troubleshooting for all levels of the IT application hosting infrastructure to include network, storage, platform, middleware, database, and application
  • Demonstrated on-the-job engineering experience with virtualization along with a strong understanding of virtualization concepts
  • Demonstrated on-the-job engineering experience and in-depth knowledge of information security practices (e.g. cryptography, privilege separation)
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python) and/or ability to automate routine operations through configuration management (e.g. Puppet, Chef)
  • Demonstrated in-depth engineering experience with troubleshooting and understanding in-depth knowledge with Linux operating system and Windows Server operating system
  • Demonstrated in-depth engineering experience with troubleshooting and understanding of common web technologies (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, etc.)
  • Minimum 15 years of related experience
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or a related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Security clearance level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


  • 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.


BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


15+ years of related experience














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.