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Senior Systems Engineer/Administrator in Arlington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

The Senior Systems Engineer/Administrator is responsible for the operations and maintenance, patching and upgrades of all Linux based systems on the current and future Operations, Disaster Recovery and Non-Production Environments. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with all DISA STIG requirements and maintaining the security posture of all systems under management. The positions is responsible for ensuring the availability and integrity of the platforms and implementing DevOps practices for seamless operations.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with all aspects of installing and maintaining Linux/Unix servers.
  • Assist with the development of system architectures and project plans.
  • Ability to design, build, configure, secure, and deploy Linux/Unix based operating systems
  • Analyze system performance and manage system resources to provide optimal configuration of available resources
  • Ability to analyze system vulnerabilities and apply patches and corrective actions to eliminate risk
  • Strong understanding of secured environments, NIST and DISA STIG requirements, and the ability to implement solutions to provide a hardened platform compliant with aforementioned standards
  • Competent to work at a technical level on all phases of application administration activities.
  • Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through.
  • Must be a consummate professional in both demeanor and attire.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Develops and maintain documentation such as SOPs on existing and new applications.

Job Requirements

10-15 years of experience in application engineering, administration, and analysis.

Working knowledge and hands-on experience with:

  • Open LDAP
  • RSA SecurID or
  • Cisco and Juniper devices
  • Cisco ACS or Cisco ISE
  • Load Balancers
  • Riverbed Performance tools
  • InfoVista Performance tools
  • BMC tools (such as BBNA, BBSA, ADDM)
  • Red Hat Linux, Solaris, and Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 operating systems
  • IBM Tivoli Netcool Monitoring tool (to include strong knowledge of SNMP)
  • Single Sign On (SSO) Portal tool integration and administration
  • Business Objects/Crystal Reports
  • Remedy Ticketing System

Security Clearance

  • Active Top Secret clearance at the time of hire (with eligible for SCI Security Clearance)


  • Active Security+ CE Certification (or higher) at time of hire.
  • Active Computing Environment certification in compliance with Army Training & Certification Tracking System (ATCTS) requirements at time of hire.

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.