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Systems Engineer - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA MD Fort Detrick - Fort Detrick (MDC001)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ143058

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering

Job Qualifications:

Cisco, IP, SCCM, VMware, Windows Server
Security+ (issued before 01/01/2011) - CompTIA
2 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Systems Engineer supporting the Medical Research Development Command (MRDC) in Fort Detrick, MD. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer joining our team to support the planning and engineering of MRDC's IT systems infrastructure including the implementation and design of hardware and software.


  • Provide configuration and maintenance of network and equipment for MRDC and subordinate Commands.
  • Assist in maintaining IT infrastructure to include servers, network devices, workstations, and peripherals.

  • Review and implement Operating System (OS) and application patches to comply with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) policies.
  • Conduct audits for the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program and Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements.
  • Monitor and scan servers and workstations to comply with security requirements.
  • Prepare documentation such as POA&M reports, IAVA reports and MS Visio diagrams.
  • Configure and maintain Active Directory (AD) services.

  • Configure and maintain System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Windows Server Update services (WSUS), Symantec endpoint server and log servers.
  • Configure and maintain group policy objects, user, and group permissions.
  • Configure and maintain VMware servers and virtual machines.
  • Monitor servers and SANs for hardware failures.
  • Resolve user problems and maintain a record of problems and resolutions.

  • Maintain Windows patches and virus updates on workstations.
  • Continually review the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) workstation configuration for RMF compliance.
  • Trouble shoot all Gold Disk changes to group policy to ensure effectiveness and impact.
  • Test software for remote support to keep remote workstations updated to DHA standards.
  • Provide support to all remote users including Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS).

  • Maintain equipment inventory for all workstations and peripherals on the LAN.
  • Provide application training for users.

Education: Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering or related STEM field
Required Experience: 2+ years of related experience
Required Technical Skills: VMWare Suite, Windows Server, WSUS, SCCM, Windows, Cisco, IP, Networking, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, SAN, Active Directory
Security Clearance Level: DoD Secret Clearance

Certifications: Active IAT II certifications (Security+ CE, or equivalent)
Required Skills and Abilities: Strong communication and problem solving skills
Preferred Skills: Systems Engineering experience in a DoD environment, RMF, ATO
Location: Fort Detrick, MD with some remote work possible
**US Citizenship Required

401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA MD Fort Detrick

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 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.


Frederick, MD

General Dynamics

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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