• Sr Principal Engineer, Configuration Management and Quality - Secret Government Clearance Required

    Job Locations USA-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/8/2018 12:23 PM)
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    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Science and Engineering
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    IMPACTFUL WORK. SMART SOLUTIONS. MEANINGFUL CAREERS. Come join a fortune 500 company that touches the lives of millions in the Information Security Community. Our office has a comfortable dress code and our team spirit is evident in our everyday work environment.  We seek a candidate to perform the following tasks:


    • Dual-hatted position.  Develops and manages R&D team configuration management program for IP-based systems and software.  Develops and applies quality standards to help ensure effective pursuit of contract SLAs and to operate/establish SLA metrics and reporting. Develops and conducts related testing.
    • Will establish and implement configuration management (CM) processes and procedures for a new programs and physical security systems
    • Develops and applies CM and SLA quality standards in accordance with company and customer requirements.
    • Designs and implements methods and procedures for testing and inspecting the quality level as well as configuration management of products (hardware and software), IP systems and Physical Security/Technical Security Systems (TSS) equipment.
    • Recommends corrective action for procedural, product, or process deficiencies.
    • Interfaces with customers, vendors, and various company departments to resolve problems and provide information.
    • Directs configuration and quality audits.
    • May provide related training.
    • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced personnel, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
    • May serve as a technical team/task leader.
    • Participates in special projects as required.


    • Degreed in Engineering or a related technical discipline.
    • Masters degree preferred but lower level degree with commensurate experience and professional certifications may be subsituted at employers discretion.


    • 10-15 years of related quality and configuration management engineering experience including a minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Configuration Management (CM) for C4I systems. Will establish and implement CM processes and procedures for a new program of record.
    • The Institute of Configuration Management CM2-C (CM2-Comprehensive) Certification or National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Certified Configuration and Data Specialist (CCDS) certification or equivalent SME-level credentials preferred.
    • Active Secret clearance.

    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.


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