Systems Operations Specialist, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ48885

Travel Required: None

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Mission Systems Operations Specialist joining our team to support Government activities at Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Mission Systems Operations Specialist supporting the customer, you will be trusted to monitor, update, troubleshoot and repair all computer hardware. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Maintaining the customer’s production LAN including all workstations, laptops, servers, printers, plotters and scanners.
  • Monitoring system performance, disk space, peripheral status, backups and upgrades.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Responsible for loading software and building, installing, modifying, updating, troubleshooting and repairing all computer hardware.
• Provide engineering and production support for video and DVD authoring systems.
• Data Transfer Officer (DTO); Assist in the ingestion and output of removable media and to oversee the archiving and retrieval of products and media assets.
• Work with the customer to assess production capabilities and track necessary procurements, transfers and modifications of accountable property.
• Familiar with procurement process, as well as, the Property Turn-In (PTI) process.
• Provide technical assistance with Windows 10, Adobe Creative Cloud software suite and Maya production software.
• Familiarity with media production processes and an expert in troubleshooting media production software.
• Create and update hardware, software and process documentation, as required.
• Ensure currency of maintenance contracts and schedule routine service.
• Local travel to perform and complete mission-related tasks.
• Decommission independent production LAN, break down the equipment racks and transfer or PTI the servers.
• Transfer existing hard copy (DVD and Blu-Ray) product archives to Cloud storage.
• Liaison between the customer and Data, Voice and Video Team in regards to project management.
• Responsible for reviewing server site documents and forms: SSP, PET, accreditations, etc.
• Tracking team projects in the network project database.
• Responsible for overseeing team projects (i.e. identifying issues and recommending resolutions).
• Performing installs, moves, expansions, decommissions and refresh of network equipment.
• Perform Tier 1 O&M of network, VTC, phones, printers and workstations.
• Responsible for monitoring and working tickets in queue.
• Administration for account creation, maintenance and termination.
• Creation/modification of directories and folders.
• Responsible for testing, deploying and maintaining new server hardware and software to include domain controllers, file servers, tape libraries, storage arrays and application servers.
• Initiate data backups and restores.
• Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • C2S; Experience moving data storage to C2S.
  • Project management
  • MS Office Suite
  • VTC troubleshooting
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

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.