Linux Systems Engineer

General Dynamics Information Technology Arlington, Virginia 20598
JOB ID: 2018-37218 2/19/2018 7:40:25 AM




Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.

GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees. Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

We are seeking a ­­­­­­­­­Principal Linux Administrator to support our Justice Programs team in Arlington, VA. In this position, you will work in the FBI’s Guardian program which provides support for the operations and maintenance teams in their transition to the cloud, as well as long-term application sustainment in that environment.

Key Responsibilities

* Install, configure, operate, and maintain integrated systems to support mission operations
* Participate in the architecture development and design of AWS cloud migrations
* Manage Amazon Web Service Cloud environments leveraging services such as VPC, EC2, RDS, Lambda, S3, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, IAM, etc.
* Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions
* Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets
* Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls
* Respond to management system alerts
* Deploy monthly security patches and updates
* Respond to after-hours trouble calls

Additional Responsibilities

* Support annual FISMA and NIST security requirements
* Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission
* Become familiar with other team responsibilities to enable acting as backup/augmentation as required

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:

* Experience working with AWS GovCloud and/or C2S environments
* Experience automating tasks in Bash, sh, Python, or another scripting language
* Experience with patching servers/virtual machines (Red Hat Satellite preferred)
* Familiarity working in environments with multiple levels of firewalls, routing, and network ACLs
* Experience working with large instances of RDBMS systems such as Oracle
* Experience with Apache Tomcat
* Experience with Apache Solr/Lucene
* AWS Certified Solutions Architect or SysOps Administrator Certifications


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


2-3 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. 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.



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Location: Arlington, VA - Virginia