Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer with TS/SCI Clearance in Springfield, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems

General Summary:

An Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) Engineer's expertise is needed to support Data Center Service

Must be able to support a large, complex server and network infrastructure
Must possess a strong work ethic, be self-directed, and be a detail-oriented professional
Must be willing to learn and adapt to new, cutting edge technologies
Must be willing to document work and participate in customer change procedures
Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised
Must be a team player; willing to both share knowledge and learn from others to ensure the team's success

Principle Duties:

  • Performs installation, administration, management, configuration, testing, and integration tasks related to the Fault and Performance tools.
  • Configures EMS tools to provide up-to-date operational and performance status of servers and applications.
  • Develops, implements, and executes standard procedures for the administration, backup, disaster recovery, and operation of the EMS tools including operating system security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle upgrade management.
  • Configure EMS tools to provide up-to-date operational and performance status of servers and applications.
  • Perform actions and activities on Solaris, Linux, and Windows operating systems as needed.
  • Interfaces with DSC Operations staff to adapt EMS tool capabilities to meet operational requirements.
  • Assists with analysis using EMS and other tools to detect and respond to IT events, incidents, and outages.
  • Performing systems hardening to DoD Standards
  • Apply vendor patches and new designs to keep products up-to-date and meet security requirements.
  • Patching occurs after 4pm for some systems and after 6pm for other system
  • Maintaining up to date documentation of designs/configurations including diagrams in MS Visio and/or PowerPoint
  • Create shell and Perl scripts to facilitate automated tasks
  • Work with other Service Providers to support areas of common interest
  • Work with engineers to establish and modify thresholds to better monitor systems
  • Working with software and hardware vendors to resolve issues and share requirements





8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

3-6 years of experience with BMC specific tools

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with BMC fault and performance management tools; including installation, configuration, and administration
  • Fault event rules development, performance threshold management
  • Experience with tools in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with one or more of security hardening, backup management, capacity planning, change management, or patch management.
  • Event analysis
  • Strong background in Unix, Solaris, Linux, or Windows servers
  • Scripting skills

Desired Skills:

  • Specific experience with BMC tools including BPM, BPPM, BEM, and SIM including service modeling
  • Experience with CA eHealth or other network performance tools
  • Windows, Solaris, or Linux administration experience
  • Storage and D
  • Scripting (perl, python, powershell)
  • Service Model development 

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.