Mc Lean, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA McLean - Customer Proprietary (VAC036)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ113370

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Software Engineering

Job Description:

GDIT is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to support complex scalable data platforms that provide business intelligence, analytics and data products to the mission. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Proactively maintain and develop Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Engineer systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Employ best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches on servers and workstations
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ability to build and optimize Linux servers
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Excellent analytic skills associated with troubleshoot Linux systems
  • Experience performing configuration management (e.g., package installation, starting of services, installing scripts or config files)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, informatics, statistics, or computer science/software engineering
  • Minimum of eight years of experience using some of the below software and tools:
  • Experience with NiFi, Hadoop & Spark
  • Hands on experience with MySQL, Elastic search, etc.
  • Experiences using Puppet, Ansible, and/or Chef
  • Experience with Terraform and auto-deploy software
  • In depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS
  • Familiarity with VMware and AWS platforms
  • Expert in Shell and/or Python scripting
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Additional Linux certifications (RHCT, RHCE and LPIC) will be considered an advantage
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
  • Not sure this job's the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
None

Telecommuting Options:
Onsite

Work Location:
USA VA McLean

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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Mc Lean, 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.

Who We Are Looking For 

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.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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