General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Systems Engineer with Development Skills in Cloud or IaaS Environment - TS/SCI with Polygraph required in Fort Meade, Maryland

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret w/SCI eligibility

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI



Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

Job Description: This position supports the Utility Cloud Computing Development and Support team with the deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting applications on Linux (predominantly CentOS). The job focuses on the editing of code associated with OpenStack releases to government systems, and supports the sustainment team. In addition to Linux and CentOS, some work may involve Windows, UNIX or Solaris.


-Edits code associated with OpenStack releases to government systems, and supports the sustainment team, primarily with Linux and CentOS. Develops IaaS OpenStack Utility Cloud using the following:

  • Python

  • SQL

  • GIT

  • PKI

  • BASH

  • OpenStack

  • Rpm/yum

  • Dpkg/apt

  • Puppet

  • Jinja2


  • Web APIs

  • MVC - style website design

  • Ruby

  • Jenkins

  • JavaScript

-Must demonstrate initiative to move beyond status quo, i.e. Recommending improvements and ways to optimize systems

Key Skills:

1) Experience developing using Python, SQL, BASH

2) Experience with GIT, RPM/yum, DPKG/APT, Puppet

3) Experience with OpenStack, IaaS, Cloud Computing, and PKI

Nice-To-Have Skills:

1) In-depth Linux (CentOS) experience

2) Software Integration experience

3) System Administration and/or Networking skills

To qualify, candidate must also meet these basic qualifications:

• Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly

• One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, CSA+, GICSP, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CCNP-Security, CASP CE, GCIH, or GCED

• Must be available for on-call support.

• Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

Required Education & Related Experience: Either a Doctorate plus 4 years ,OR Master’s plus 6 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 8 years, Associate’s plus 10 years, OR H.S./GED plus 12 years .

# of Openings:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Fort Meade - 9800 Savage Rd (MDC083)

Additional Work Locations:

USA MD Columbia - 8830 Stanford Blvd (MDS004)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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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