System and Application Monitoring Analyst, TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Active Directory (AD)

Information Technology

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft Windows Environment

Operating Systems (OS)

REQ#: RQ141528
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking an individual to fill a position as a System and Application monitoring analyst on our team. The individual will utilize knowledge and experience to monitor systems and applications, tune monitoring tools and thresholds, deploy new technologies as well as troubleshoot server operating systems, related utilities, and hardware. The individual will monitor system activities and fine-tune system parameters and configurations to optimize performance and ensure the security of systems. They perform capacity analysis and monitor and control the usage of disk space.

Essential Responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage monitoring systems to include MS SCOM and Libre NMS,
  • Produce metric reports and capacity planning reports as needed to support the Windows environments
  • Perform regular system tuning and performance monitoring
  • Assist with security monitoring
  • Evaluate and recommend new technology upgrades; evaluate new software and hardware to determine usefulness and compatibility with existing software/hardware
  • Working with system owners both internal and external to troubleshoot incidents
  • Coordinate and participate in key process improvements as they relate to the client/server and core infrastructure services environment
  • Participate in root cause analysis efforts and problem investigation, as required
  • Monitoring of MS Exchange 2016 environment including support for email routing, email tracking, and SMTP relays
  • Monitoring of MS Server environments 2016 and 2019 including enterprise directory services, DNS, IIS, SQL, and other Microsoft technologies.
  • Works closely with key team members such as project managers, technical leads, and system owners/
  • Identify potential trends in performance gaps and recommend modifications to the standardized work documents by using process improvement principles
  • Design and implement system resource plans for upcoming applications


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate and lead complex discussions in a mixed technical and business team environment
  • Must be able to suggest plans to integrate new and existing systems
  • Must be self-directed and able to work effectively in a diverse team environment with little to no direct supervision
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability and desire to take ownership of tasks and responsibilities



  • Knowledge and experience related to IT systems and technologies.
  • Knowledge of common industry hardware, operating systems, monitoring software, tools and utilities, and platforms, in addition to free and open-source tools.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and project planning.
  • Knowledge of SDLC and PMO methodologies.
  • Must understand technical problems and solutions in relation to current and future business environments.
  • Knowledge of storage infrastructure hardware and/or software installation, configuration, and maintenance (i.e., firewalls, routers, switches, operating systems, administration/monitoring tools)


  • DoD 8570 IAT II (Sec+ or equivalent) or above
  • More than 7 years of experience in the IT industry with experience in Windows Server administration; Window 2008 & 2012 with Active Directory Services (AD, DNS, DHCP), MS Clustering, RDP and MS Terminal Server 2008/2012 and Lync.
  • Hands on Experience in System Monitoring utilizing HP tool suite and or MS SCOM
  • Hands on Experience in managing/supporting VMWARE servers (hosts and guests)
  • IT Industry: 7 years
  • Microsoft Office: 5 years
  • Microsoft Windows Server: 5 years
  • SDLC: 5 Years (Desired)


  • 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
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

9 + years of related experience

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

Travel 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.