F-35 Active Directory Engineer | Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Active Directory Administration

Azure Active Directory (AD)

Microsoft Entra

System Administration

REQ#: RQ170503
Public Trust: None
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a F-35 Active Directory Engineer with Entra ID expertise with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a F-35 Active Directory Engineer with Entra ID experience, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a F-35 Active Directory Engineer with Entra ID experience joining our Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program in Arlington, VA.

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract provides knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 


  • Support the design, development, engineering, integration, and technical and operational support to F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE).  

  • Provide configuration management support, testing and technical support in the implementation of the JSF JVE Active Directory (AD) systems.

  • Experience with Entra ID (formerly Azure AD)

  • Provides planning, design, development, engineering, integration, and technical and operational support to employment of the AD.

  • Supports efficient and effective AD service management processes by providing accurate configuration information.

  • Submits recommendations for use of AD tools for multiple operating system environments and implement the Government's chosen solution.

  • Coordinates, reviews, and maintains system documentation guidance on use of AD capabilities to all levels of administrators.

  • Provides support to operational organizations supporting RFCs and IAVA compliance.

  • Provides strategic planning, execution, and management for the design, build, deployment and updating of AD systems, integrated into JVE.


  • Security Clearance Level: Active Secret clearance

  • Required Experience:

  • 6 years of experience in a client-server environment.

  • 4 years of concurrent experience in server systems administration and analysis.

  • Experience with Entra ID (formerly Azure AD)

  • Experience working with appropriate complex systems administration, database administration, or data center maintenance.

  • Experience working with complex system implementations and organizational processes to include maintaining system documentation.

  • Experience maintaining the integrity and security of servers and systems.

  • Experience evaluating vendor products, and making recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinating installation, and providing backup recovery. Demonstrated experience to developing and monitoring policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Experience in developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.

  • Required Certifications:

  • Intermediate level industry certification from one of the following: Microsoft, CompTIA, AWS, VMware, or relevant technology (e.g., AZ-104, Microsoft Azure Administrator).

  • DoD Manual 8140.03 (451) System Administrator OR (441) Network Operations Specialist (Basic, Intermediate OR Advanced)

  • Education: BS/BA MS/MA Degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering Information Technology Management, Information Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Statistics, Operations Research or a related technical or IT discipline. Allowable Substitution: 6 years of additional work experience without a Degree or 4 years of related experience with an AA/AS degree.

  • Work Location: Arlington VA

  • 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

6 + years of related experience

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


Microsoft Azure Administrator - Microsoft

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.