Company Description: Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.
Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.
2020-46897 - IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer
That amazing challenge you’re looking for is here. At GDMS, you’ll share your talent with a team that creates the technologies, products and services that help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe. The work is so advanced it’s often classified “top secret.” It’s your career. Think you’re up to the challenge of GDMS?
The Limited Access Area (LAA) - Advanced IT Infrastructure & Network Systems Engineer is the link between our customers and engineering teams. In this role you will help define requirements, architectures, and engineer for our sub-surface, and surface IT systems.
What you’ll experience:
Opportunities to work on many GDMS engineering programs.
A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next.
Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered.
What you bring to our team:
A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. You may also bring equivalent relevant experience and certifications.
An advanced knowledge of RedHat Linux, VMware vSphere, application environments and related technologies.
Working knowledge of SunOS / Solaris administration.
An ability to architect, deploy and continuously maintain secure, reliable and flexible best practice infrastructures and systems.
Subject Matter Expert in researching and troubleshooting complex technical issues.
What sets you apart:
Ability to engineer with system security as number one priority.
Ability to quickly grasp and adopt new technologies while continuously developing yourself.
Handle all levels of support with ability to collaborate and communicate with those of varying levels of technical skill.
Ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and strong motivational skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills from a variety of viewpoints.
What else you should know:
Applicant must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-I or higher. You must complete CompTIA Security+ certification minimum within 60 days of hire.
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.
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.
Department of Defense active Secret clearance is required at time of hire. Top-Secret security clearance is required within 24 months of hire. Applicants selected for the LAA-IT Sr. Infrastructure & Systems Engineer position 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.