Desktop Client Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Colorado Springs, Colorado

REQ#: RQ71087

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Will work with the Government end-user community, Government specific software applications, and other Service Areas to ensure best integration of end-use compute across the environment as well as diagnosing issues and providing solutions. While the majority of the endpoints are Windows 7/10, the customer operates a small number of Linux/MacOS devices, and you will be responsible for the full life cycle of these endpoints.

  • Manage the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running Windows operating systems.
  • Maintain the integrity and security of Desktop Images, Servers and systems.
  • Maintain systems documentation.
  • Interact with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Research and recommend hardware and software, coordinates installation and provide backup recovery.
  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Evaluate desktop/ software and hardware technologies and determines how they can best be effectively integrated into the customer’s environment.
  • Develop, tests, deploys, and maintains Group Policy Objects (GPOs) in Microsoft Active Directory (AD) for end user devices, which implement STIG and other device and account controls.
  • Develop, tests, and deploys desktop/ images including applications and GPO updates.
  • Design and integrate new software and hardware into the customer’s environment.
  • Manage anti-virus and malware detection, analysis, and remediation. This includes providing installation, configuration, and support for anti-virus and anti-malware software tools.
  • Manage Data Loss Prevention (DLP) tools for the desktop environment, including installation, configuration, and support for DLP tools.
  • Perform regular operating system and application laptop patching of Microsoft operating systems and applications. This requires experience with the installation, configuration, and use of SCCM
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Perform research, analysis, and design for all OS systems and the network infrastructure.
  • Develop, implement, and document formal configuration guides as needed.
  • Provide security controls and maintain necessary network/data separation
  • Ensure that essential services are installed on supported versions of OS and keep the versions of the services themselves up to date.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Experience with DoD vulnerability analysis and Industry Best Business Practices.
  • Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing enterprise configuration and application management solutions using Microsoft SCCM.
  • Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing enterprise solutions for Windows 7 and 10.
  • Experience with developing and enhancing operational procedures and new innovative solutions to address current and emerging IT challenges.
  • Experience with Python. PowerShell, and Bash scripting.
  • Familiar with VMware ESXi and VSphere.
  • Familiar with virtualization network on multiple classifications.
  • Familiar with Citrix or VMware VDI architecture.
  • 8570 IAT II Certification
  • Education and Experience:
  • HS + 12 years, AD + 10 years, BS + 8 years, MS + 6 years or PHD + 4 years

Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI required
  • Candidates must be willing and able to attain and maintain a CI Polygraph
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.