Active Directory (AD) Administrator, Government Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Administration
Sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ114297

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Are you an experienced cybersecurity professional that wants to make a difference?  Are you driven to ensure information systems are resilient in terms of both security and operations?   Do you want to change how customers manage risk tactically, operationally, and strategically?  Then we have an opportunity for you.

GDIT is a leading cybersecurity solutions provider to the federal government.  We have an immediate need for a Commercial Solutions for Classified Systems (CSfC) Active Directory Administrator to support our Department of State customer. This position will provide technical expertise as part of a team of highly skill administrators to ensure continued operation of critical services for this CSfC system.


  • Deployment, installation, and configuration of Active Directory servers
  • Ensure availability of Active Directory services through monitoring for any performance and connection issues and taking immediate action for resolution
  • Manage Active Directory Forest in compliance with Department of State
  • Implement and document changes to AD schema
  • Research and implement remediation for detected vulnerabilities
  • Work as part of a team to provide advanced troubleshooting
  • Performing backup and restoration procedures for Active Directory for Continuity of Operations and Disaster Recovery
  • Document new system components, or modifications to existing components

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher and minimum 2-4 years of experience working with server/application virtualization on an enterprise level
  • User provisioning, authentication, and access control
  • Experience working within the parameters detailed via DISA STIGs, Department of State Security Configuration Guides or other Federal Hardening Guides.
  • Strict attention to detail; Adherence to rigid guidelines and processes; Ability to validate, update and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Minimum of active interim Secret clearance and ability to obtain up to a TS.

Desired Qualifications:

  • U.S. Department of State experience

Preferred Certifications:

  • MCSA





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.