VDI Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ61914

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

This role is primarily responsible for leading design implementation and coordinated support of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) systems in a mission-critical environment.  Candidates should have an understanding of the VMWare environment, as well as, experience creating and maintaining high-availability VDI solutions.  The ideal candidate will also have experience with Hyper Converged/Converged Infrastructure and a deep expertise in technical and security process design. Additionally, the VDI Engineer lead will lead the team to evaluate the existing desktop/VDI platform, build a technical transition plan, and work with a the government/local support team to design, test, and to support implementation and transition the VDI upgrade based on Windows, Citrix/Vmware, and WYSE thin client workstations. In addition, the VDI Engineer Lead will work and collaborate with our infrastructure/Cybersecurity team to ensure that the VDI solution is documented, maintained, and ready to be risk assessed as part of a network accreditation process. This will involve scanning, patching, and documenting the VDI solution for production

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems
  • Analyze user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications
  • Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities
  • Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies
  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology
  • Incorporate new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations
  • Develop system architecture and system design documentation
  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans
  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts
  • Responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility
  • Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives
  • Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI poly
  • 8570 compliance, IAT Level II certification
  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience


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.