Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Fort Detrick, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success





Windows Server

REQ#: RQ143058
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Systems Engineer supporting the Medical Research Development Command (MRDC) in Fort Detrick, MD. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career. 
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer joining our team to support the planning and engineering of MRDC’s IT systems infrastructure including the implementation and design of hardware and software. 

  • Provide configuration and maintenance of network and equipment for MRDC and subordinate Commands.  

  • Assist in maintaining IT infrastructure to include servers, network devices, workstations, and peripherals.  

  • Review and implement Operating System (OS) and application patches to comply with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) policies.  

  • Conduct audits for the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program and Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements.  

  • Monitor and scan servers and workstations to comply with security requirements.  

  • Prepare documentation such as POA&M reports, IAVA reports and MS Visio diagrams.  

  • Configure and maintain Active Directory (AD) services.  

  • Configure and maintain System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Windows Server Update services (WSUS), Symantec endpoint server and log servers.  

  • Configure and maintain group policy objects, user, and group permissions.  

  • Configure and maintain VMware servers and virtual machines.  

  • Monitor servers and SANs for hardware failures.  

  • Resolve user problems and maintain a record of problems and resolutions.  

  • Maintain Windows patches and virus updates on workstations.  

  • Continually review the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) workstation configuration for RMF compliance.  

  • Trouble shoot all Gold Disk changes to group policy to ensure effectiveness and impact.  

  • Test software for remote support to keep remote workstations updated to DHA standards.  

  • Provide support to all remote users including Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS).  

  • Maintain equipment inventory for all workstations and peripherals on the LAN.  

  • Provide application training for users.  

Education: Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering or related STEM field 
Required Experience: 2+ years of related experience  
Required Technical Skills: VMWare Suite, Windows Server, WSUS, SCCM, Windows, Cisco, IP, Networking, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, SAN, Active Directory 
Security Clearance Level: DoD Secret Clearance 

Certifications: Active IAT II certifications (Security+ CE, or equivalent) 
Required Skills and Abilities: Strong communication and problem solving skills  
Preferred Skills: Systems Engineering experience in a DoD environment, RMF, ATO 
Location: Fort Detrick, MD with some remote work possible 
●**US Citizenship Required 
● 401K with company match 
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages 
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications 
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from 
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays  

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

2 + years of related experience

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


Security+ (issued before 01/01/2011) - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


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 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.