Systems Architect/Engineer - SME ( Active TS/SCI clearance with a current Polygraph)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ123090

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Systems Architect-Engineer-SME joining our team to support client activities in Herndon VA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Systems Architect- Engineer-SME supporting our client, you will be trusted to design and develop systems architecture for new and existing computer systems. In this role, a typical day will include:

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Designs systems architecture for new or existing computer system
  • Creates, plans, and configures highly complex engineering systems for optimal operations
  • Creates and engineers highly advanced systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end
  • Designs and engineers highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Creates and designs highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Performs continual maintenance and creates highly ingenious solutions for security, backup, and redundancy problems
  • Provides critical insight and guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes
  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering
  • Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency
  • Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure
  • Implements, manages, and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline tools
  • Creates, maintains, and reviews Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and/or Puppet configuration management tools to support the provisioning infrastructure
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task lead

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • 20 + years of systems engineering experience, designing and developing system architecture for new and existing computer systems
  • EDUCATION: BA/BS degree in Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with an active Polygraph

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.