Senior Storage Architect - TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ99196

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: 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 Storage Architect joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Storage Architect supporting this Maryland customer, you will be trusted to work on Storage, Backup, and Database systems. In this role, a typical day will include:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the customer and other teams to solve challenges

  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ongoing storage recommendations, capacity planning and best practices, as applicable, for the following areas: business continuity, high availability, backup, recovery, and archiving.  This includes working closely with the SAN and tape library teams

  • Reviewing (and understanding) the high-level storage architect drawings at the enterprise level

  • Monitoring and restoring day-to-day operational backup solutions (NetBackup)

  • Monitoring and supporting day-to-day operational storage systems (Oracle ZFS)

  • Monitoring, supporting, and troubleshooting the Nutanix enterprise-ready hypervisor

  • Your success will be measured through meeting the challenges in this world-wide Enterprise IT environment


  • Education & Years of relevant experience:

  • High School degree or GED with fifteen (15) years of relevant experience OR

  • Associate’s degree with twelve (12) years of relevant experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree with ten (10) years of relevant experience OR

  • Master’s degree with eight (8) years of relevant experience OR

  • Doctorate with six (6 years of relevant experience.

  • DoD 8570 Requirement: One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 DoD 8570 requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, or GICSP 

  • Key Technical skills:

  • Solid tape library background to include:

  • Experience with ACSLS, and ACSLS Security is preferred

  • Experience with tape and disk used in a SAN environment with RH Linux servers

  • StorNext File system and storage manager experience.

  • Experience in administering the Netapp Storage system on Data OnTap and Active IQ Unified Manager

  • Experience in storage using multiprotocol environment like CIFS and NFS in the Netapp SAN/NAS environment

  • Experience in installing, configuring, maintaining and implementing the Netapp storage at the enterprise environment

  • Experience in installing, configuring, and administering the network switches (Cisco switch)

  • Experience in the administration of the Windows Active Directory

  • Security clearance required: Top Secret/SCI with Poly

  • Must be available for on-call support.

  • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.