Senior Technical Advisor - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ136762

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular


The Senior Technical Advisor will help establish the technology vision, strategy and plans for growth of a 70+ person group by helping merge and integrate the myriad of technical projects and programs across the group. They will focus on maintaining and improving all technological issues within the group.


Execute CTO level functions to include, but not limited to, broadly overseeing all aspects of multi-disciplinary group, coordinating integration activities between technical teams, providing technical direction to teams where needed and representing and negotiating needs with the infrastructure group. Work with the leadership team to set clear priorities and goals for the group. Lead the strategy for partnerships and external relationships and represent the technological agenda in staff meetings. Ensure tight collaboration across departments to drive strategic initiatives, including understanding the alignment between technology strategy and various technology road maps.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related technical discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related technical experience in at least one of the following fields: data science, software dev, data engineering, AI/ML, bulk data processing, or modeling.


  • Demonstrate experience as an effective leader and manager
  • Demonstrate ability to manage complex projects
  • Demonstrate experience integrating independent teams to provide a unified product
  • Demonstrate experience managing diverse teams of individuals with varying backgrounds
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and assess problems and devise creative solutions
  • Demonstrate experience orchestrating impactful, results oriented projects
  • Excellent communication skill (ex. ability to explain highly technical topics to a non-technical audience)
  • Ability to operate quasi-independently (with Customer oversight) in order to ensure mission continuity.
  • Ability to align multiple strategies and ideas


  • Demonstrate experience with the IC or other U.S. Government agencies
  • Hands-on experience in the following: web application development , administration of systems (Linux or windows) , platform management experience (e.g. DBA and/or Elastic search admin)
  • Familiarity with geospatial SME operations or the ability to learn.
  • Devops experience with the cloud


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.