Systems Engineer SME - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ70307

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Systems Engineer (SME)


The System Engineer will support complex scalable data platforms that provide business intelligence, analytics and data products to the mission. They must be at ease working in an Agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of related software development experience.


On the job experience providing Linux server administration and web application support. Team focused, willing to develop and implement solutions in a dispersed team environment. Available for off-hours deployments and system maintenance. Candidate should have at least 3 of the desired skills below.


  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • Operations, to include Git/Jenkins/Rundeck/Jira/Confluence
    • Ability to write short python/java/bash scripts
    • AWS/C2S solutions
    • Mysql system administration and script development
    • Elasticsearch administration and script development
    • Ability to write technical documentation for security (ATO), architecture, and implementation guides
  • Familiar with the concepts of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and desire to explore their application to a successful and established program.


 The candidate will be expected to provide an array of skills within the systems operations discipline.  This position will require systems engineering expertise within a multi-faceted team, where the individual is willing to provide a myriad of taskings to support the mission and be willing to learn new technology and methodologies as the program evolves.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.