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Systems Engineer

Company name
General Dynamics Information Technology

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It, Operations

Posted on
Jan 17,2020

Valid Through
May 01,2020

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General Dynamics Information Technology

Systems Engineer



District Of Columbia

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

GDIT is looking for a Systems Engineer to support their client located in Washington, DC. The Systems Engineer performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Our company supports the customer by leveraging leading-edge IT solutions to improve the customer's mission effectiveness while continuously seeking opportunities to increase efficiency. Under the Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) contract, our organization's 110-member team delivers the full breadth of IT services, including infrastructure engineering and operations, software development and maintenance, cyber security, enterprise architecture support, and document processing. We also provide document processing capabilities in support of the agency’s regulatory mission. We are looking for the best and brightest talent to help the customer realize mission-enabling benefits from implementing leading-edge technologies.Experience:

Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, specializing in Windows operating systems.

Must have work knowledge confirming a monitoring application (SolarWinds Orion, BMC ProactiveNet, Microsoft SCOM.)Â

Must have 4 years’ experience with Exchange 2013 and or Exchange Online with mail relay server experience.

Experience with server monitoring tools, and thorough understanding of Active Directory DC design, Schema, OU design, AD replication topology,

Nice to Have:

Network Management knowledgeResponsible for the day-to-day operations and management of a mid-size (400 ) Windows Server infrastructure, to include, oversight of Active Directory 2012, Exchange Online. Performs advanced troubleshooting of system issues. Automate tasks using PowerShell. Work independently to resolve issues and when needed engage vendor support.  Perform email content searches, litigation holds, manage email connectors. Message tracking; email Routing, Mail flow rules and security &Compliance.

Write and implement change management requests. Installs and configures systems per approved change requests. Coordinate and communicate changes and major issues with the client and team members. Work through issues including interacting across support teams to isolate the root cause of problems. Provides incident resolution and break/fix situations, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical support. Evaluate, install, maintain, and troubleshoot application services on Windows servers. Provides account management and access control.

Essential Job Functions

Provides tier 3 support for escalations from Help Desk

Sound experience with Office 365 Management Suite

ADFS 3.0, AAD Connect, Azure AD, o365 Management Suite, Azure IAAS

Experience with Active Directory, Active Directory Federated Services, AAD Connect

Analyze Office 365 service reports, auditing log, and third party service reports

Knowledge and experience troubleshooting these platforms: Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, DNS, SharePoint, Skype for Business, Mail-flow and Connectors, Outlook client configuration, PowerShell, SMTP, SSL/TLS

Must be a part of 24X7 on call rotations

Must be able to support after hours and weekend escalations as needed

Other duties as assigned

Resolves highly complex questions or problems regarding system configurations/setup, product functionality and/or debugs enhancements

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers

Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space

Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products

Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery

Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources


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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