• Systems Engineer Senior

    Job Location USA-FL-Hurlburt Field
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    The Systems Engineer, working under the direction of a Project Manager, provides IT systems engineering support including design and implementation of software, hardware, configurations, and architectures for a suite of products and services, both in an on-premise data-center and in the Cloud. Works as a member of a diverse engineering team to ensure all operating mission nodes (operations centers, airborne weapon systems, ground teams, and other) can inter-operate and execute synchronized mission activities via their mission systems, connected through various mission networks. Provides higher order systems and IT engineering, analysis, and baseline systems development. Develops and tests computer and other device configurations and builds, and develops systems and systems architectures using NIST and DISA STIG standards. Provides security analysis, support training, and develops organizational standards for Government approval. Mentors systems administration staff on engineering principles and support for newly engineered systems.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline, or equivalent experience


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • 5-8 years of  demonstrated experience  engineering and developing various IT hardware and software solutions, analyzing systems and requirements, experimenting and testing, performing vulnerability and security assessments, and developing and integrating complex IT solutions
    • Ability to flex beyond normal duty hours to support a dynamic customer and worldwide operations when needed
    • IT systems supported includes Red Hat and Windows servers, storage/SAN such as NetApp, and clients and various COTS applications
    • One of the following certifications required: MCSE, RHCSE, MS Server+, Linux+. (MCSE/Linux+ preferred)
    • Knowledge and experience in streaming technologies such as IGMP, RTMP, Wowza, HTML5
    • Scripting and/or automation experience: Powershell or Bash or Ansible
    • Implementing DISA STIG or SRG requirements
    • Certifications
      • DoD Instruction 8570.01-M, IAM L-2 IAT-Level 2 (Sec+ CE) required (CISSP preferred)
      • Operating System Certification (MCSE, Server+, RHCSE, Linux+) 


    • Virtualization such as VMWare vCenter/vSphere
    • Knowledge of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, networking fundamentals and experience supporting switches and routers
    • Veeam Backup & Replication, Splunk, AirWatch, Plone/Zope, Apache, NGINX
    • Amazon Web Services and/or Azure experience a plus. Expectation is to achieve certification within 6 months of hire.

    Security Requirements

    •  Must have a Secret security clearance to start with the ability to obtain a TOP SECRET/SCI (TS/SCI)

    Physical Demands

    • Lift over 35 LBS

    Work Environment

    • Work environment is primarily administrative office and server rooms
    • Potential TDYs to CONUS and OCONUS locations – as needed
    • Ability to obtain US Passport required

    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


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