Senior SAN/Backup Engineer - Military Veterans Wanted

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Do you hold an active US government security clearance? Are you interested in work that gives you the opportunity to use your skills to solve complex problems?  Would you like to join a team that encourages ingenuity and is mission driven?  Would you like to join an organization that makes a difference for our warfighters and our citizens?


GDIT was recently awarded the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract.  We are providing knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE) network in support of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 


We are building a team of dedicated professionals and are currently seeking a Senior SAN/Backup Engineer


Install, configure, and maintain an organization's local area network (LAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers.  Perform System monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems.  Review System and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups.  Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access.  Design, develop, configure, implement, test, troubleshoot, deploy, and support backup and recovery technical solutions.  Understand Cisco or Brocade SAN / Fabric switches.  Strong understanding of CommVault products.  Utilize VMWare technologies.  Script, Automate & Orchestrate backup solutions.  Understand and provide Software Defined Storage/Software Defined Data Center.  Use Microsoft Windows 2008/2012 Active Directory based enterprise environment.  Design, provision, perform capacity planning, and maintenance of Storage Area Networks (SAN).  Provide network designs (LAN & WAN), including backup systems and disaster recovery (DR) architectures.  Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses.  May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.




  • Security Clearance: Secret clearance based upon a SSBI or SSBI-PR completed within the past five years.
  • IAT Level II baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, (or achieve within six months of TOA or hiring
  • Five (5) years’ experience with backup disciplines and protocols to include comprehensive knowledge of specific backup and restore tasks.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


  • BS or BA degree in a Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, or Engineering.
    • ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION:   Ten (10) years of relevant IT experience with an AA/AS can be substituted for a BA/BS degree.