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Linux Integration Engineer, w/poly in Herndon at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

Systems Engineer/Systems Integrator - BUILD Engineer
Senior Systems Integration Engineer. The primary responsibility for this position is working with management team and engineering and operational resources.
Working under minimal supervision the selected candidate will work with a technical group on projects from reviewing requirements to ensure system compatibility for optimal system performance; collaborate with business users to discuss requirements; perform current state system analysis; write functional and technical specifications of current state systems, provide weekly status reports regarding system engineering and integration initiatives. The successful candidate will have proven experience with establishing integrated project team structure and assignments and experience leading, directing and managing enterprise IT system development/engineering efforts, tasking, and schedules through work breakdown structure and program planning.
This role requires someone with proven experience implementing cross domain solutions that support requirements of varying complexity in addition to planning and managing the coordinated effort of a team of different stakeholders, information technology, and related technical professionals, to include personnel with different organizations with competing interest (e.g., customer, cross domain governing bodies, hosting facility, and technology provider).
• Professional experience which should include either management consulting experience or relevant industry knowledge
• Understanding of all phases of the software development lifecycle, the System Engineering Life Cycle, and the ability to comprehend user business needs and concerns and integrate that understanding with technical skills
*Translate business and technical requirements into test cases, test scenarios, and operational scripts
*Ability to plan and account for impacts of system development efforts across architectural system components, critical business processes, data, and application
*Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
*Experience with automation / CM (Ansible, Puppet, Chef) and working knowledge of code and scripting (python, perl, ruby, etc
• Hands-on experience designing and writing scripts (i.e. power shell, bash, groovy) for the automation of installations, deployments and configuration
• Ability to Work under pressure and time constraints
• Demonstrated ability to successfully multi-task simultaneous ongoing assignments and efforts
• Demonstrated experience performing the setup and configuration of IDE and development servers, use code versioning software, and performing software builds
• Execute code deployment/migration and system configuration across multiple environments to Linux and Windows servers
• Use automated deployment tools, packaged RPMs, Maven and Jenkins Jobs
• Provide full integration support throughout the total system life cycle (including maintenance, administration, and management) across multiple systems/applications/platforms, including a familiarity of relevant policies, standards, methodologies and frameworks
• Ability and willingness to learn job related material and tasks
Desired Skills: 
*Expert knowledge and experience with Linux/Unix
*Strong Virtualization skills (vmware, openstack, hyper v)
*Proven track record of building and deploying an automation framework from scratch using Ansible
• Knowledge of Big Data tools including Hadoop ecosystem, blur, etc.
• Experience with Enterprise monitoring tools (i.e Splunk and Nagios)
• Knowledge of enterprise monitoring and logging solutions
• Ability to identify gaps in system designs as it relates to enterprise monitoring and logging standards

1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

13. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

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.