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Senior Linux System Engineer - TS/SCI with poly required in Chantilly at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

We are seeking a Linux engineer with several years’ experience working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).  Candidate will be responsible for application integration, provisioning, patching, maintaining, and troubleshooting RHEL systems.  Work environments include Red Hat Satellite, Puppet, VMware vSphere,  Citrix XenDesktop, and Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), so experience with these products is a plus. Job duties include:

  1. Plans upgrades of applications and designs systems enhancements.
  2. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.
  3. Develops and conducts tests to ensure solutions meet documented user requirements.
  4. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  5. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  6. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.
  7. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  8. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits


Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance


General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.



As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.