General Dynamics Information Technology TSS Draft Solutions Engineer in Devens, Massachusetts
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Job Family: Cloud
We are GDIT. We build cutting-edge applications for the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. Bring your creativity to help us find solutions to complex problems and play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.
The Draft Solutions Engineer is responsible for the leadership and delivery of GD CHQs Business Unit with a strong focus on Cloud to include MS Azure. This role will participate in the project delivery cycle with hands -on experience migrating customers to the cloud, and designing operational processes, and deployment checklist for the Operational teams to replicate. The selected candidate will be involved with transforming development, testing, and production environments from on-premises to cloud-based. The candidate will work closely with the technical teams to gather technical requirements, architect solutions and execute on deliverables.
In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:
Provide technical leadership for all cloud-based solutions
Prioritize incoming technical issues. Escalate issues (when required) to the appropriate technician or vendor.
Research, identify, and recommend IT products and services of all kinds based on the value they can provide to individual client environments
Serve as the final escalation point for technical issues related to cloud platforms
Architect cloud solutions
Ensure that technologies are optimally configured and maintained to provide maximum uptime
Play a primary role in the selection of new technologies
Conduct regular technical assessments of cloud systems and infrastructure
Assist in the development and knowledge transfer End User Support team members
Understand the role of systems and technology within CHQ and the value they deliver to the business
Draft and deliver targeted PowerPoint presentations to the CIO on recommended technologies
Training technical teams on resolutions.
Leading and coordinating the work of an integrated project team comprised of multiple technical disciplines, specifically including developers, subject matter experts, database administrators, system administrators, and system architects to implement and maintain enterprise-level information technology applications
Effectively communicate with 3rd party technical support personnel.
Excellent customer service skills and sense of urgency when resolving issues
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor of Science degree in a technology related discipline or the equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the job
5 or more years of experience doing application and/or infrastructure solution architecture
4 or more years of experience building cloud architecture with Azure
5 plus years of Experience with Windows Server management (2012 r2, 2016)
Experience writing effective PowerShell scripts
Experience with Azure Resource Templates
Great working knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, and load balancing
Strong desire to learn new technologies
Ability to work efficiently and meet project deadlines with limited supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications (optional)
Excellent deductive reasoning and problem-solving skills are paramount – Solving mysteries and engineering solutions to problems.
Quick study with a broad background – No one can be expected to know everything, but a successful IT Solutions Engineer has the uncanny ability to quickly get up to speed on technology they may not be intimately familiar with in a hurry.
Integrity & Confidentiality – IT Solutions Engineers often serve as trusted advisors and may be privy to sensitive information and situations.
Ability to follow and implement instructions of a moderately complex nature – Following and creating technical documentation should be second nature.
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU :
401K with company match
Customizable health benefits packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
Full-flex work week
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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.
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