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Sr Principal Systems Engineer, Splunk, Arcsight, Computer Network Defense Tools, Integration TS/SCI in Washington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Washington
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-35738

Job Description

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) 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.

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities. 

As such, GD Information Technology (GDIT) seeks a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer with advanced knowledge in applying in-depth sustainment support of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detection of them when prevention fails.

Functional duties:

  1. Design, document, test, and deploy new Cyber Defense systems.
  2. Research, analyze, document and brief written products outlining new and emerging Cyber Defense technologies.
  3. Produce and disseminate Builds of Materials, Cost analysis, and procurement recommendations of Cyber Defense technologies.
  4. Operate independently to deliver Cyber Defense Solutions that meet customer requirements.
  5. Execute pilot(s) and demonstrations of new, existing, or emerging Cyber Defense Technologies.
  6. Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of Windows and Linux Operating Systems.
  7. Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of vendor based Cyber Defense systems like, Fire-Eye, Fidelis, Gigamon and others.
  8. Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of custom Cyber Defense systems like Bro, Snort, and Suricata.
  9. Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.
  10. Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.
  11. Developing documentation on new or existing systems.
  12. Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance
  13. Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  14. Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.
  15. Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.
  16. Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  17. Participating in special projects as required.

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Job Requirements

The contract position requires:

  • 10-15 years of related systems engineering and/or cybersecurity infrastructure, operations and maintenance experience.
  • Requires DoD 8570 IAT II day one and either IASAE-II or CND-SP Infrastructure Support certifications within 6 months of hire.
  • Requires a TS/SCI Clearance.
  • Must be willing to obtain and maintain a CI Polygraph.

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.



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