Systems Engineer, Advisor

Clearance Level
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Active Directory Administration

Group Policy Management

Microsoft Exchange Server

Server Hardware

Server Virtualization

REQ#: RQ147481
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description


As an intermediate systems engineer, performs design of server and application architectures.  Performs the administrative operation and maintenance of server hardware and software. Maintains system security and executes practices and procedures, monitors usage statistics and logs, monitors and remedies attempts to penetrate or corrupt server files. Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings. Institutes troubleshooting and incident response procedures.  Troubleshoots system related problems. Provides team leadership and guidance to less experienced administrators.  Responsible for the training, motivation, discipline and performance evaluation of assigned employees.  Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications. Recommends future direction or projects to management. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system.   

Education Requirements 

  • BS or equivalent experience + 6-8 yrs experience as a systems engineer 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II required (Level III preferred) 
  • Experience with MS Exchange 2010/2013 and Unified Communications applications (MS OCS/Lync) 
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft Active Directory administration to include Group Policy Management, DNS, DHCP,  
    and Identity & Credential Management 
  • Strong experience with server virtualization (VMWare VCP5.x or Microsoft Hyper-V) 
  • Experience with management of Storage Area Networking environments (familiarity with NetApp Data ONTAP preferred) 
  • Experience with Enterprise-Level backup and restoration concepts and products 
  • Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems engineering activities 
  • Excellent communication and briefing skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through 
  • Solid worth ethic and the ability to work in a mission critical environment 
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work 
  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience 

Security Requirements 

  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance 

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • ITILv3 Foundation certification 
  • MCSE with Server Infrastructure or Private Cloud concentration 

Physical Demands 

  • Lift over 35 LBS 
  • Pass DoD’s medical requirements for OCONUS positions 

 Work Environment 

  • Work environment is administrative office 


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.