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Systems Engineer Sr Advisor in Arlington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Do you hold an active US government security clearance? Are you interested in work that gives you the opportunity to use your skills to solve complex problems?  Would you like to join a team that encourages ingenuity and is mission driven?  Would you like to join an organization that makes a difference for our warfighters and our citizens?

GDIT was recently awarded the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract.  We are providing knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE) network in support of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 

We are building a team of dedicated professionals and are currently seeking a Systems Engineer Senior Advisor


Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns.  Requires in depth knowledge and experience with Vsphere, Windows and Linux, VMware, F5 load balancers, HP server and storage hardware and configuration, provisioning and managing Linux (REHL) servers, designing and building VMware VSphere environments, upgrading and migrating VMware VSphere ESXi environments, installing and configuring vCenter Operations Manager, designing, building, and managing VMware Horizon View environments, designing, deploying, and managing Machine Creation Services, designing and managing Dell EqualLogic Storage Area Networks, including LUN creation, zoning, and multi-patching, designing, deploying, and managing Active Directory domain services, including DNS, DHCP, Remote Desktop Session Host, DFS, Microsoft Failover Clusters, and Microsoft NLB Clusters, DNS BIND, Infoblox (DHCP, IPAM, DNS), diagnosing and resolving vSphere performance issues, evaluating projected usage of CPU, storage, memory and network bandwidth to ensure future procurement planning and service delivery.  Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software

Job Requirements

  • Ten (10) years’ experience with VMware disciplines and protocols to include comprehensive knowledge of specific virtualization system administrator tasks
  • Five (5) year of System and VMWare Administrator experience
  • MCSA – Microsoft Certified System Administrator or VCP – VMware Certified Professional
  • IAT Level II baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, (or achieve within six months of TOA or hiring)

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.