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General Dynamics Information Technology Systems Engineer Senior- REMOTE ROLE in Peabody, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Systems Engineering

GDIT is looking for a Systems Engineer Senior to support the Chronic Care Warehouse ( CCW)

This is a remote based role: candidates must reside in the US

The role will be supporting and expanding an existing environment from on-premises into a multi-cloud environment. The systems in scope are Windows OS, Linux OS, Axway SecureTransport, Tibco MFT Platform Server, VMware vSphere, VMware Horizon (VDI), VMware Carbon Black, Trend Micro Deep Security and Symantec Endpoint Protection. The includes support of multiple applications running on Windows 10 on the virtual desktops.


  • Performs 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.

  • Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements.

  • Develops and conducts tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves operating/hardware system problems.

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

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

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Work in a team environment on virtualization technologies.

  • Troubleshoot Windows, UCS, VMware, AWS and Azure product related issues and tasks.

  • Develop, document, and perform approved system maintenance plans.

  • Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems.

  • Maintain monthly technical reports.

  • Research, test, document, and implement new products.

  • Perform scheduled weekend and after-hours work, as well as after-hours emergency work, as required.

  • Create, administer, and maintain Active Directory accounts and groups.

  • Create, administer, and maintain VMware security permissions, updates, and administrative functions.

  • Create, administer, and troubleshoot Cisco UCS technology stack.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

What you’ll Need:

  • 5-8 years Windows server administration, VMware vSphere Suite administration, virtualization equivalent or system administration equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

  • Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.

  • Team player who works well with customers and colleagues at all levels.

  • Willing to work weekends and after hours when needed.

  • Work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business rules, technical procedures, or process documentation.

  • Ability to proficiently create and maintain technical and process documentation.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to understanding and carry out written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to investigate and resolve with problems that arise with minimal details.

  • In-depth of VMware products: vSphere Suite, View, Horizon and vCenter.

  • In-depth knowledge of virtualization technologies and concepts.

  • Proficient with Windows Server 2008+.

  • Proficient with Domain Controller roles and functionality including Active Directory.

  • Proficient with Linux OS.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Working knowledge for AWS and Azure

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • High proficiency with MS Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of other server-based software packages including Symantec Antivirus, BackupExec, etc.

  • Knowledgeable with enterprise level anti-spam and anti-virus applications.

  • Technical writing experience.

  • Experience with the following is a plus: Networking technologies, web servers, application servers (Oracle, JBoss, GlassFish), virtualization technologies (VMware), databases (MySQL and Oracle Database), Identity Management/Security technologies, Business Intelligence (Oracle BI, Informatica, MicroStrategy), help desk software (Remedy, Spiceworks), SAS software and administration.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.