Software Systems Specialist, w/Poly

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

REQ#: G2019-68349

Software Systems Specialist

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 Software Systems Specialist joining our team to support Government activities at Reston, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Systems Specialist supporting the customer, you will be trusted to maintain the integrity of critical mission-centric metadata and the overall health of proprietary databases. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Working with a team of highly skilled professionals in a mission-centric environment
  • Fixing corrupt and duplicitous metadata across a host or proprietary databases
  • Ensuring metadata availability
  • Collaborating with various teams to ensure uptime and operational readiness of critical databases
  • Managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems


  • 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 ten (10) years of related experience.
  • Technical Skills: expertise specific to the customer's metadata; ensure metadata remains as accurate as possible by conducting searches for incorrect data and fixing it where necessary; Help with requirements for and reviewing possible replacements for their database; responsible for Test of customer's database of metadata availability on the customer's secure network; work with customer team members on database problems, database transition projects, and periodic data transfer actions; focal point for the users of GeOS to verify issues with GeOS, monitor GeOS, write up Supportworks tickets for troubles and outages, and help the GeOS DBA troubleshoot the scope and nature of GeOS issues.
  • 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.

BA/BS in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


10+ years of related experience



" 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.