• Principal Systems Engineer - TS/SCI required

    Job Locations USA-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    **Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.**


    GDIT is seeking a PKI Engineer responsible for developing and maintaining highly available PKI solutions.  This includes both developing completely new implementations and providing additional functionality to existing systems using Agile methodology. With general direction from technical management, the engineer will develop solutions that provide high availability with COOP capabilities to minimize user down time.  Candidate will use their Linux skills with both physical hardware and virtual machines.


    General Responsibilities

    • Design, customize, integrate and document PKI services based on 3rd party COTS products using Agile development approaches and methodologies
    • Collaborate with internal / external stakeholders to identify and define services, interfaces, and requirements
    • Develop and execute unit and integration tests of services
    • Document design, installation and operations & maintenance guides
    • Provide technical support for the deployment and operations of services
    • Participates in special projects as required



    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.



    • A minimum of 8-10 years of related engineering expereince
    • Combined experience should include IT and IdAM with an exposure to infrastructure and multiplatform environments
    • Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) desired, but not required

    Required Skills

    • Experience implementing PKI solutions including Certificate Authorities, Registration Authorities and custom middleware
    • Experience with Linux and virtual machines
    • Experience with LDAP
    • Experience with Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)
    • Experience integrating with Oracle Database Appliances
    • Understanding of security patching for both OS and applications
    • Experience with system hardening tools and standards such as the DISA STIGs, Nessus, etc.
    • Experience writing PKI governing documents such as the CPS and CP documents
    • Ability to create security documentation and test plans

    Desired Skills

    • Understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) architecture and system capabilities
    • Experience configuring and deploying Oracle Access Manager (OAM), Oracle Application Gateway (OAG), Oracle Identity Federation (OIF), Apache httpd
    • Experience working in an Agile environment using JIRA and Confluence
    • Experience with Artifactory, Jenkins, Junit and GIT
    • Experience with developing modules for Puppet
    • Experience with developing custom checks for Nagios




    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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.


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