Systems Engineer Azure/365 - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Microsoft Applications

Microsoft Azure

Systems Engineering

REQ#: RQ145125
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

We are seeking highly motivated engineers with a thirst for learning, in support of a geographically dispersed, state of the art systems built on a foundation of Microsoft services. Candidates with proven depth creating solutions with Microsoft Windows Server and will be positioned for success in our organization.  Proven experience with the design, deployment and management of Microsoft cloud solutions would be a differentiator. Additionally, engineers will build, maintain, and migrate large scale multi-domain enterprise Windows Server environments to both on-premises, cloud, or hybrid infrastructures including Azure/M365.  Candidates with an existing TS clearance are preferred but consideration will be given to uncleared candidates willing to support an Azure IL4/IL5 and M365 deployment/migration while working to acquire their security clearance. 

Engineers will provide support to multiple globally dispersed WAN connected sites.  Embracing the DevOps model, engineers will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support. Project assignments will vary based on skill level, and may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security and SCAP compliance.


  • Plans and directs Azure/M365 infrastructure and related components, services and applications

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems utilizing both on-premises, cloud-based and hybrid hosting technologies and solutions

  • Analyze requirements and system architectures to refine system requirements, specifications and resulting design plans

  • Administer, operate, manage, and maintain components for on-premises and cloud-based virtualized systems

  • Reviews completion and implementation of system configurations and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • 15+ years of experience

  • Active TS/SCI

  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

  • Strong understanding or direct experience with onboarding and operating within Azure IL4 or IL5

  • Experience with the designing, engineering, administering and operating one or more of the following:  Exchange Online, Azure AD and/or Single Sign On (SOO) solutions such as ADFS, Okta or other SAML or OAuth technologies/solutions

  • Develop solutions integrating Microsoft Azure commercial clouds (public and government community) with services hosted on-premises and in other clouds

  • Understanding of Hybrid Identities, Azure Active Directory Connector (AADC) and/or other Identity Management or synchronization technologies like Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM), Okta, etc.

  • Architectural understanding of M365 security constructs and data protections such as DLP, RMS/IRM, Azure Information Protection

  • Experience managing Azure/M365 using PowerShell

  • Experience with Active Directory design, topology, and implementation best practices

  • Experience with Group Policy Objects and Management

  • Experience with Windows DNS and DHCP

  • Experience with Windows Server 2016 & 2019

  • Experience with File and Storage Services, to include Distributed File System (DFS), including Namespace, Target and Replication management

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows automation scripting with PowerShell or other scripting languages

  • Experience with managing work tasks via tools such as JIRA and ServiceNow

  • System configuration based on security guidelines such as DISA STIGs, CIS or Azure Security Benchmarks




Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.