Sr. System Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

Information Technology (IT) Systems

IT Products

Systems Engineering

REQ#: RQ144786
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

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Sr. System Engineer joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.


  • Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products, creating requirements that will allow implementation by the development team
  • Support the planning of systems and development deployments as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards and auditing
  • Participate in analysis, design, and new construction of next generation IT systems
  • Maintain standard windows images for VDI
  • Create application packages for end point management systems such as Bigfix and SCCM
  • Provide the documentation, testing, and maintenance of system updates, modifications and configurations
  • Analyze and propose appropriate engineering standards and processes for a project
  • Supervise or coordinate the work of other contractor engineers or technicians on a project.
  • Assist in conducting an evaluation to determine its suitability for project implementation.
  • Work with ticketing system to optimize and automate workflow


  • Experience configuring, deploying, and managing VDI infrastructures
  • Experience of application packaging and application deployment tools such as SCCM and BigFix
  • Extensive knowledge of scripting languages such PowerShell, Bash, Python
  • Endpoint OS experience with Windows 10/11 and Linux
  • Knowledge of integrated components such as DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy
  •  Ability to research, evaluate design test and implement Virtual Desktop solutions
  • Knowledge of full lifecycle management techniques testing, integration, change management, security and authentication services



  • A solid technical background with a focus on IT Systems
  • Ability to identify and fix problems within existing systems, design and implementation of new systems, and enhancement of existing systems
  • Experience performing system engineering activities and developing and delivering work products
  • Experience with Telecommunication (TCP/IP, OIS/CMIP/X25), operating systems (Windows, UNIX, LINUX), database/DBMD (oracle, access, sybase) and applications (Tivolli, Peoplesoft)
  • Must have one of the following DoD approved certifications to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED
  • Required Education & Experience: High School/GED (+12) years of relevant experience. AD (+10) years of relevant experience. BA/BD (+6) years of relevant experience. Master's degree (+4) years of relevant experience, or PHD (+2) years of relevant experience


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


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 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.