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General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Backup Engineer - Hosting Services in Falls Church, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Public Trust

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required



Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Job Description:

Opportunity for an experienced Senior Storage Engineer to join an IT Operations Project for a federal government system. The candidate will provide storage-engineering support for large enterprise applications in an agile environment. Candidate will be responsible for design and execution of flexible storage solutions hosted on-premises and in the cloud.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design, build storage solutions and configure SAN switches in a virtualized, mission critical environment supporting large storage volumes

  • Supporting as lead/specialist on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Supporting hyper converged solutions

  • Lead a team of engineers supporting storage systems

  • Lead and guide the work of junior technical staff. Serve as liaison between PM and technical staff in all aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage.

  • Fully engaged in the implementation of a DevOps system framework.

  • Support in a lead role on storage related projects involving on-premise and cloud

  • Responsible for operational availability of all the systems hosted on the infrastructure

  • Support planning and building infrastructure supporting COOP & DR plans

  • Support information assurance process in a technical role by complying with technical controls

  • Assist and mentor junior members on the team

Required Education and Experience

  • 10 years of NetApp storage systems experience; that includes experience with NetApp systems administration support for large scale Windows/UNIX/Linux environments.

  • 10 years of experience installing and configuring NetApp storage systems.

  • 10 years of experience writing scripts with a scripting language

  • 5 years of experience using OCI

  • 5 years of experience in managing FlexPod integration with NetApp storage

  • 2 years of experience with AWS On-Premise and AWS migrations

  • Familiarity with DevOps and ITIL processes

Desired Education and Experience

Same as Required


  • Candidate must be an US citizen able to obtain DHS Public Trust clearance and USCIS EOD to start work

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Falls Church

Additional Work Locations:

USA VA Herndon

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.

Join our 35,000 everyday heroes.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.