Systems Engineer, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Development
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ88951

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Customer Services and Information Technology Officers joining our team to support Government activities in Herndon, Virginia.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. The System Engineer will work on system performance and brief the customer on the status. Additionally, this position will help identify, measure, and report on Key Performance Indicators (KPI) critical to the organizations performance and success. Lastly this person will be involved in designing, developing and testing big data solutions to address high priority and oftentimes sensitive needs. This include building and implementing tools and capabilities over vast arrays of unstructured data to yield informative and predictive insights.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience architecting, designing, and implementing innovative, creative solutions for complex technical design challenges.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing block diagrams and logic flow charts. Translate detailed design into computer software.
  • Demonstrated experience assisting in establishing standards for information systems procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions conclusions and approaches to problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in working both independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience identifying technology gaps in current capabilities and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in developing a project plan and workflow based on a project management model.
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting and problem solving both technical and non technical issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively understanding and communicating orally, in writing and interpersonally to various customers/audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in conveying technical information to non technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting and problem solving both technical and non technical issues.(e.g. equipment, systems, networks, computer operations, cover issues etc)


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.
  • Full-Flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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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.

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.