Directory Services Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Cloud Based Services

Hybrid Clouds

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure

REQ#: RQ142056
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

GDIT is seeking a Directory Services Engineer to provide and manage complex, hybrid, directory services capabilities for a large enterprise-wide collaboration efforts on our Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract.

As a Directory Services Engineer, you will oversee design, implementation and integration of core Identity and Access Management (IdAM) services that span multiple domains and cloud service environments enabling seamless authentication for millions of users. 


  • Directory and Authentication services will comply with all appropriate DOD instructions and guidance and be capable of providing services for numerous, modern, connectivity methodologies including mobile devices. 

  • Provide support services to the DHA Program Management Office (PMO) directly or to DHA customers.

  • Provide the full range of engineering support necessary to incorporate new/future technologies into the DHA service/baseline after initial deployment and will employ expertise in both traditional IT infrastructure and cloud computing.   

  • Provide comprehensive technical/engineering support services to include design, implementation, modification, and sustainment of DHA projects and work activities.   


  • CLEARANCE: Active DoD Secret clearance


    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Certification or relevant Enterprise IT and Directory Services Certifications

    • IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification (CompTIA Security+ CE or similar)

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree in related field

  • YEAR’S EXPERIENCE: 8+ years of Enterprise Engineering and Directory Services experience 


    • Expertise delivering highly secure IdAM solutions supporting multi-tenancy and hybrid cloud infrastructures 

    • Expertise working with Microsoft Identity technologies including Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and Group Policies. 

    • Expertise with Identity Federation (AD-FS), Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) and DoD PKI Infrastructure models 

  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation 

  • Experience with Office 365 management and configuration (Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, Office Suite, AzureAD) 

  • Expertise with Windows Server 2008-2016 

  • Networking experience (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VOIP, SSL, VPN, network topology, firewall) 

  • Ability to motivate teams to perform exceptionally over long stretches of time and in challenging situations 

  • LOCATION: Remote



    • Expertise in cloud service delivery models 

    • Expertise in DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC-SRG) and SCCA Architectures including Cloud Access Point (CAP) architectures 

  • Experience working with technical leadership and senior leaders, including C-Suite executives 

  • Comfort with public speaking and giving presentations 

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays








Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $120,800 - $181,200, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.