Sr. System Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ127965

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Sr. System Engineer joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products, creating requirements that will allow implementation by the development team

  • Identification and fixing of problems within existing systems, designs, and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems

  • Participate in analysis, design, and new construction of next generation IT systems

  • Provide Tier 3 support in an enterprise level, globally distributed environment

  • Create quality Detailed Design documents, Test Plans, Implementation Plans and Standard Operating Procedures


  • Active Directory Management

  • Intermediate or advanced Office 365

  • Cloud Computing (AZURE)

  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2016

  • Experience as a systems engineer on one or more IT platforms

  • Intermediate or advanced PowerShell scripting

  • Engineering experience with Microsoft Active Directory to include: architecture, replication, migration, and implementation design documents

  • Experience with cloud/server/network implementation and with Cloud infrastructure Services or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) support


  • A solid technical background with a focus on IT Systems

  • Experience with Telecommunication (TCP/IP, OIS/CMIP/X25), operating systems (Windows, UNIX,LINUX), database/DBMD (oracle, access, sybase) and applications (Tivolli, Peoplesoft)

  • Must have one of the following DoD approved certifications to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED

  • Required Education & Experience: High School/GED (+9) years of relevant experience. AD (+7) years of relevant experience. BA/BD (+5) years of relevant experience. Master's degree (+3) years of relevant experience, or PHD (+1) years of relevant experience


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.