General Dynamics Information Technology Systems Engineer/ Lab Manager- TS/SCI- Alexandria, VA in Alexandria, Virginia

Job Description

Daily Job Duties:

  • Work with customers to determine their functional needs.

  • Translating customer needs into hardware/software requirements for existing or new hardware/software applications.

  • Deploy lab IT systems.

  • Act as the technical team lead for integration projects.

  • Provide Tier III support to deployed systems.

  • Assist in the development of Enterprise policies and directives.

  • Participate in functional or UAT testing to ensure final product meets intent of the customer’s needs.

  • Conduct Technical Exchange Meetings.

  • Create test plans, installation guides, technical specifications, white papers as needed.

  • Communicate regularly to government POCs regarding project activities and status.

  • Personnel management of technical staff.

  • Project oversight and resource management.

  1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

  2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

  4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

  5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

  6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

  7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

  8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

  9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.


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


  1. 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

  2. Advanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  3. Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

  4. Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.

  5. Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

  6. Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.

  7. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide

  8. The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job. #BICES and #CJPOST

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.

Job ID2018-42483

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time