Software Engineer with Poly

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

REQ#: RQ92699

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We provide solutions and deliver actionable intelligence to analysts, warfighters, policymakers, and more.

Make GDIT your place by being resourceful and delivering your best every day. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a critical part of ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support Customer activities at Herndon.

At GDIT, we get work done. As a Systems Engineer supporting the Customer, a typical day will include:

  • Managing and monitoring all installed systems, networks, and infrastructure
  • Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, networks, application software and system management tools
  • Ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support system
  • Provide trouble-shooting support, and interface with vendors and other IT support personnel for problem resolution
  • Provide support and technical expertise in system and network technology, including servers, appliances, applications, virtual and physical environments, and solutions integrations
  • Support the efforts to deploy SecDevOps, Infrastructure as Code and automation efforts across the service area
  • Establish and document baselines to measure service performance and capability across a global enterprise


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 10 years experience
  • Possess working experience and technical expertise in a specific or multiple areas of Enterprise IT networking and hosting architectures
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Experience with automation software
  • Solid scripting skills
  • Solid networking knowledge
  • Ability to manage priorities across multiple projects
  • Effective communication and time management skills
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant government regulations and standards
  • Possess an active TS/SCI security clearance, with Polygraph


  • 401K with company match
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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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.