Systems Engineer, with Polygraph in McLean, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/11/2020

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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 that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support Government activities at McLean, VA.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to lead enterprise IT system development efforts and develop leading edge mission solutions. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborating with a team of highly skilled, mission focused professionals
  • Managing enterprise IT system development and engineering efforts
  • Researching emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution.
  • Developing cloud services solutions (AWS) and traditional infrastructure solutions
  • Working with project management teams to execute infrastructure improvements
  • Triage unmet technical requirements to develop technology solutions that deliver value to corporate and mission customers, sometimes offering new technology investment concepts.
  • Accomplish written functional and technical specifications of software based solutions and services.
  • Provide weekly status reports regarding system performance and technical debts and defects. Offer immediate and strategic solutions that are actionable, innovative, and add mission value.
  • Experience developing and managing an integrated project team structure and assignments.
  • Lead, direct and manage enterprise IT system development and engineering efforts.
  • Draft project briefings that articulate project investment requirements, (technical) goals, design approach, success criteria, Work Breakdown Structure, and schedule (s).
  • Complete research of emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution.
  • Functional understanding of all phases of the software development lifecycle, the System Engineering Life Cycle, and the ability to comprehend user business (and mission) needs and concerns.
  • Develop cloud services solutions (AWS/Azure) and traditional infrastructure solutions, Layer 3/Layer4 Routing and Switching solutions, as well as validate the implementation accuracy.
  • Develop comprehensive deployment plans for new solutions.
  • Provide engineering support and solutions during scheduled system maintenance and upgrades.
  • Participate in Engineering Review Board meetings as SMW representation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Technical Skills: ITIL [ITSM], Linux Engineering, Windows Engineering, Network Engineering [Cisco], AWS Engineering, VMware Engineering /Administration.
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively prosecute 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.
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.