MILS and VDI Lead

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Literacy

Computer Systems

Systems Integration

REQ#: RQ142570
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

General Dynamics Information Technology, a world leader in Defense IT Systems Integration and Services is seeking a MILS/VDI Lead to join its Army modernization team.  This position will be for full time employment and will oversee and manage GDIT’s services to implement mission requirements. The MILS/VDI lead shall serve as the primary point of contact between GDIT staff and the customer to analyze, survey, design, implement, test, and transition an enterprise scale MILS/VDI system at multiple global Army) locations.


  • Design and integrate global enterprise VDI infrastructure supporting classified and unclassified systems, data, and users
  • Integrate and implement a Multiple Independent Levels of Security (MILS) user access architecture supporting unclassified and SIPRNet access, while expandable to integrate additional security domains. 
  • Design and implement remote management and automated failover.  Integrate with existing Army capabilities and standards, in particular applications and approved baselines.
  • Support accreditation and system acceptance testing, and transition planning. 
  • Determine to what extent existing Government furnished Equipment (GFE) can be leveraged to support implementation of MILS/VDI capabilities. 
  • Consider integration and migration to IL6 Approved Cloud Capability during design and implementation.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related medical, scientific, or technical discipline is required.        
  • DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II  
    • Security Certification - Security + or CISSP
    • Compute Certification – Trusted Thin Client, Secure Multi-Level Virtual Platform plus Microsoft Azure or VMware

Required Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years with demonstrated experience in designing and implementing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure solutions to 5,000 to 50,000 users.
  • 10 years of experience translating requirements into project plans and milestones, directing and implementing plans, and presenting formal project status/plan briefings to Government managers.
  • Experience integrating MILS workstations and thin clients
  • Intermediate to Senior network administration knowledge (TCP/IP, firewalls, routers, etc.)
  • Intermediate to Senior Windows administration knowledge
  • Intermediate to Senior understanding of security design and architecture, Active Directory/LDAP, and computer virtualization
  • Must be able to coordinate collaboratively with customers and across multiple internal departments
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving installation and/or application errors
  • Experience with supporting/addressing customer training objectives
  • Must be able to work and collaborate remotely with management and team members
  • Desired Experience: VDI and MILS integration preferred
  • Prefer BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security or equivalent work experience
  • Technical certifications to meet DoD 8570 compliance preferred
  • Forcepoint Trusted Thin Client


  • Security Clearance: Shall hold an active Top- Secret (SCI) DoD Clearance

Work Location:

National Capital Region with possible travel CONUS and OCONUS


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 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

10 + 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 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.