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General Dynamics Information Technology Systems Engineer Senior Advisor in Olathe, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret

Job Family: Systems Engineering

The Systems Engineer Senior Advisor designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems for the Wickr RAM Program.


  • Coordinates system development to include design, modeling, security, integration, and formal testing

  • Guides the successful completion of major engineering programs may function in a project leadership role

  • Develops advanced solutions to a variety of highly complex engineering problems

  • Perform advanced systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end

  • Provides and applies advanced engineering to highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools

  • Provides and applies advanced engineering skills to highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis

  • Performs continual maintenance and provides advanced solutions for security, backup, and redundancy problems

  • Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects

  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes

  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering

  • Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency

  • Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure

  • Implements, manages, and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline tools

  • Creates, maintains, and reviews Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and/or Puppet configuration management tools to support the provisioning infrastructure

  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • 10+ years of Systems Engineering experience


  • BA/BS or equivalent


  • AWS – Cloud Practitioner

  • AWS – Solutions Architect (Developer or SysOps Admin is acceptable)

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 status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.