Subject Matter Expert with a VM/IaaS Background and an Active TS/SCI with Polygraph - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


Fort Meade

REQ#: RQ42386


This Subject Matter Expert position supports the back-end of a next generation end user environment that combines a standard modern Windows based Desktop and Office Automation, with Unified Communications through a virtual environment.  It brings improvements to desktop reliability, security, efficiency, and performance.  With tools for creating, connecting, and collaborating, this environment allows managers, engineers, analysts, and other user groups to focus on their job, while this program provides the necessary IT support. 


-Supports system deployments and infrastructure implementation

-Provides Enterprise level VMWare support

-Provide support to cloud/servers/network/storage implementation and maintenance, along with VMWare support

-Remote troubleshooting, opening tickets, and handing off to Tier 3 as necessary

-Take on the initiative to move beyond status quo, i.e.  Recommending improvements and ways to optimize systems.

 Top Skills Required:

Good general experience with cloud/servers/network/storage
Linux as primary O/S skill, with Windows as secondary
Extensive experience with VMWare and VRa;  and strong understanding of virtualization
Strong understanding of VMWare networking
Good understanding of IPAM, DNS, TCP/IP, VLANs
Strong understanding of system certificates
Nice-To-Have Skills:

Experience with UNIX Shell scripting, Python, BASH, and basic Puppet
Good understanding of Active Directory
Good communication and documentation skills

To qualify, candidate must also meet these basic qualifications

• Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly

• One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, or GICSP.

• Must be available for on-call support.

• Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

Required Education & Related Experience:  Either a Doctorate plus 8 years ,OR Master’s plus 10 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 12 years,  OR Associate’s plus 15 years, OR H.S./GED plus 20 years

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.