Chantilly, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Chantilly - 14700 Lee Rd (VAS100)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ111161

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering

Job Description:

Summary: We are seeking highly motivated Enterprise Management System engineers to enhance the monitoring of a geographically dispersed, state of the art Enterprise. Candidates will utilize experience with enterprise, application and network monitoring tools to design and deploy solutions that enhance system and service availability and performance. The selected candidate will design, build, deploy, and administer monitoring solutions within multi-domain Windows and non-Windows Server environments.

Embracing the DevOps model, engineers will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements,creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support.

  • Engineer and deploy tools to fill gaps in availability and performance monitoring, systems utilizing both on-premises and cloud-based hosting technologies
  • Support systems throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, operating procedures, and providing O&M support
  • Manage monitoring systems configurations, alarm and event rules, thresholds, and notifications. Existing solutions include Microsoft System Center tool suite to include Operations Manager (SCOM) and related management packs, Riverbed Steel Central products to include Aternity, and vendor specific monitoring tools to include VrOPS, Citrix Director, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, and others as required
  • Perform systems hardening to DoD Standards. Support tasks required to apply vendor patches and new designs to keep products up-to-date and meet security requirements

  • Significant Experience with the deployment and configuration of enterprise-class monitoring tools and suites
  • Experience with System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), including Management Pack deployment and customization, rule and monitor configuration is highly desired
  • Experience with networking and network monitoring is desired
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server administration
  • Experience with scripting, PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • Experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services) environment is desired.
  • Experience with managing work tasks via tools such as JIRA and ServiceNow
  • System configuration based on security guidelines such as DISA STIGs


Required Qualifications
  • 15 years of experience in IT industry to include familiarity with Windows Active Directory Services (AD, DNS, DHCP), Exchange, File Services, and Print Services
  • 5 - 10 years of experience with system, network, or application monitoring tools
  • CompTIA Security+ CE certification or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT Level II qualification

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or other IT related field.
  • Hands on experience in Windows systems administration
  • Hands on experience in Unix/Linux systems administration
  • Hands on experience in system monitoring utilizing MS SCOM, VrOPS, vCenter, Aternity or similar tools
  • Hands on experience in supporting/monitoring/maintaining virtual environments to include VMWare and Hyper-V
  • Hands on experience in supporting/monitoring/maintaining desktop virtualization technologies to include Citrix XenApp and Microsoft App-V
  • Hands on experience in supporting/monitoring/maintaining IP voice and video services

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:
USA VA Chantilly

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.


Chantilly, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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