Fault Management Engineer in Arlington, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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Job Description

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.

Our work depends on a Fault Management and Performance SME joining our team to support JSP-ETM activities at the Pentagon.

This position is responsible for performing application installation, administration, management, configuration, testing, and integration tasks related to the tools required to support Pentagon networks. A typical day will include:

  • Assist with development, implementation, and execute standard procedures for the administration, backup, disaster recovery, and operation of the EMS tools including operating system security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle upgrade management.
  • Configure network tools to provide up-to-date operational and performance status of Pentagon networks and devices.
  • Support actions and activities on Solaris, Linux, and Windows operating systems as needed.
  • Interfaces with IT Operations staff to adapt network tool capabilities to meet operational requirements.
  • Tunes network tools performance and event data quality to maximize network system efficiency.
  • Assist with analysis using network and other tools to detect and respond to network infrastructure events, incidents, and outages.
  • Assist with the development of network tool configurations to meet analyst correlation requirements as well as performing event quality maintenance tasks.
  • Perform systems hardening to DoD Standards.  Support tasks required to apply vendor patches and new designs to keep products up-to-date and meet security requirements.
  • Maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations.
  • Create scripts to facilitate automated tasks.
  • Work with other Service Providers to support areas of common interest.
  • Work with software and hardware vendors.
  • On-call support may be required
Required Skills:
  • 5-10 years of directly related experience in network management and design
  • Active Top Secret, SCI Eligibility
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE or higher at time of hire
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience
  • Experience utilizing network monitoring tools, reporting systems, and database server systems such as: Netcool, Splunk, Netscout; Business Objects, Crystal Reports; DB2, Oracle, MySQL / MariaDB, SQL Server


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.