Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ116146

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular


The Systems Engineer manages and monitors all installed Information Technology Systems and infrastructure, as well as installs, configures, tests and performs routine maintenance on operating systems, application software and system management tools to ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability. Performs administrative operation and maintenance functions of server hardware and software. Maintains system security and executes common practices and procedures. Monitors usage statistics and logs. Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings. Institutes troubleshooting and incident response procedures. Troubleshoots system related problems. 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. Develop and maintain documentation on new and existing systems 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Experience with Virtualization, Windows, Storage, Linux, and McAfee

  • Has full technical knowledge of all phases of systems engineering

  • Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through

  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience

  • Can create effective and clear user manuals; must be able to write and evaluate scripts that contribute to overall systems efficiency

  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work

  • Able to review the work of others and detect errors or needed modifications

  • Able to identify and resolve problems or inadequacies of systems engineering

  • Well versed with Windows-based server operating systems, as well as common Virtualization technologies 

  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, SCCM, and Active Directory 

  • Experience identifying, analyzing, and resolving system problems 

  • Excellent technical writing skills 

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously 

  • Candidate may travel for training, conferences, and work group meetings

Experience Requirements

  • Must have 5+years’ experience in Systems Engineering functions/roles

Education Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Certification Requirements

  • DoD 8570.01 certification required – Security+, or higher

Preferred Certifications

  • Microsoft Systems Engineer Associate (MCSA)

  • Microsoft Systems Engineer Expert (MCSE)

  • Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)

Security Requirements

  • Must have a Top Secret-SCI security clearance 

  • CI/Polygraph may be required after hire




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.