Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Tampa, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Systems Engineering


REQ#: RQ134244
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

The Systems Engineer manages and monitors all installed Information Technology Systems and infrastructure, as well as installs, configures, tests and performs routine maintenance on operating systems, application software and system management tools to ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability. Performs administrative operation and maintenance functions of server hardware and software. Maintains system security and executes common practices and procedures. Monitors usage statistics and logs. Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings. Institutes troubleshooting and incident response procedures. Troubleshoots system related problems. Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications. Recommends future direction or projects to management. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system. Develop and maintain documentation on new and existing systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Experience with Virtualization, Windows, Storage, Linux, and McAfee

  • Has full technical knowledge of all phases of systems engineering

  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, SCCM, and Active Directory 

  • Well versed with Windows-based server operating systems, as well as common Virtualization technologies 

  • Analyzes complex information and independently takes appropriate actions to resolve problems

  • Guides system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans

  • Develops technical documentation, system architecture, and system design documentation

  • Evaluates, develops, and delivers technical input to the systems engineering process

  • Validates the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility

  • Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Able to identify and resolve problems or inadequacies of systems engineering

  • Experience identifying, analyzing, and resolving system problems 

  • Designs and delivers solutions

Experience Requirements

  • Must have 5+years of related work experience


Education Requirements 

  • BA/BS in Information Technology related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Certification Requirements

  • DoD 8570.01 certification required – Security+, or higher

Preferred Certifications

  • Microsoft Systems Engineer Associate (MCSA)

  • Microsoft Systems Engineer Expert (MCSE)

  • Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)


Security Requirements 

  • Must have fully adjudicated Top Secret-SCI security clearance 

  • CI/Polygraph may be required after hire


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

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 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.