Security Systems Technician - Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ134471

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Security Systems Technician to join our team.  Responsibilities include designing, planning, and evaluating physical security systems in accordance with Department of State policies and procedures.  Provides innovative methods and technical solutions using the engineering design process, including documentation.

  • Responsibilities
    • Support the design, development, and evaluation of security technologies. 
    • Support the development and review of system documentation to include technical requirements, evaluation reports, test plans, deployment instructions, and technical bulletins.
    • Perform annual system document reviews. 
    • Provide Tier 2 operational incident and problem resolution support. 
    • Supports installation of technical security equipment in laboratory and operational environments.
    • Reads and interprets circuit diagrams and low-voltage electrical schematics.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
    • Participates in testing and special projects as required.


  • Preferred areas of expertise and technologies 
    • Automated Key Control Systems  
    • Access Denial Systems  
    • Vehicle Barrier Controllers  
    • Walkthrough Metal Detectors  
    • X-Ray Systems 


  • Qualifications
    • Interim Secret/Secret clearance or the ability to obtain one
    • International travel is required (1-2 trips a year) 
    • Associate's degree and 5 + years of related technical security experience or the equivalent combination of education/training and/or experience/military.
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification - Security+ CE, ISC2 SSCP desired.
    • International travel and work experience is preferred.
    • User level proficiency of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD/Visio) preferred.

  • General Expectations of the role 
    • Dependable and takes initiative 
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. 
    • Ability to read, edit, and interpret circuit diagrams and low-voltage electrical schematics. 
    • Familiar with the use and operation of a digital voltage meter for point-to-point system testing. 
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and support systems throughout the system lifecycle. 


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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.