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Infrastructure Engineer
Vienna, VA

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Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


* 10 years of experience engineering hardware and network designs for large-scale enterprise applications
* 5 years experience with virtualization platforms
* 5 years experience coordinating activities of technology product and service vendors and leading technical infrastructure design activities

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

A Relocation package may be available for this position.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Infrastructure Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


* Engineers solutions for on-premises hardware and network
* Scalability
* Failover/Recovery
* Disaster Recovery Planning
* Monitoring
* Security
* Performance
* Designs and plans network systems

* Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture
* Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
* Provides technical analysis in data network planning, engineering, and design
* Provides analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network problems
* Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, hubs, bridges and gateways, etc.
* Coordinates third party maintenance for network equipment and troubleshoots problems with department users and department network administrators
* May develop uniform operation procedures
* Conducts testing of network systems
* Evaluates and reports on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of the network


* Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
* Possesses highly proficient skills or is recognized for expertise in a specialized area of focus
* Develops solutions to a variety of difficult problems of considerable scope and complexity, using established precedents and policies
* Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field
* Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects
* Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
* Independently determines and develops approach to solutions
* Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives
* Works under general direction
* Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects
* Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts
* Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources
* Displays highly proficient leadership skills and critical thinking skills
* Contributes to the completion of specific programs or projects
* Requires highly proficient analytical, research and project management capabilities


* Cloud experience (e.g., AWS Workspaces, VPC setup)
* Storage experience (Dell/EMC)

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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