General Dynamics Information Technology Sr. Linux Engineer, TS/SCI required in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.

GDIT is seekingaPrincipal Systems Engineer to support an Identity and Access Management (IdAM) team. The Systems Engineer is responsible for assisting with leading day-to-day efforts associated with engineering, operating and maintaining IdAM Directory and DevOps services.

At a minimum, the Systems Engineer will support the following:

  • Project deployments, system upgrades and configurations

  • Gathering and defining requirements

  • Actively participate in technical meetings and discussions

  • Create and update project plans, schedules, and technical documentation

  • Develop stories against project requirements

  • Provide presentations and status updates

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems

  • 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.


8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Strong experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration (RHEL)

  • Experience in a technical lead role working in an Agile environment

  • Understanding of DevOps

  • Working with Standard Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) products

  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the following:

  • Puppet

  • Jenkins

  • Nagios

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence

  • Experience with Gitlab

  • Experience with Oracle Virtual Directory

  • Standard Adapters

  • Join Adapters

  • Custom Plugins

  • Red Hat Satellite and Capsule servers

  • Oracle Unified Directory (OUD)

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services

  • Management of EC2 instances

  • Elastic Load Balancers

  • Experience with PKI

  • Certificates

  • Trust chains

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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 ID2018-41439

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time