Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Administration
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ137168

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT has this NEW and exciting Opportunity! Join GDIT and lead the way for today and the future. GDIT is looking for a Lead VDI SME to do the following.

  • Provide technical expertise in supporting the VMWare Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in National Capital Region. 
  • Provide technical expertise in supporting the VMWare Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Hampton Roads (Norfolk/Suffolk). 
  • Maintain desktop image repositories and perform recomposes.
  • Provide all necessary network connectivity, CSR space, physical and network security services, DNS, backup and restoral services, and physical/virtual machine management services for the virtual desktop solution.
  • Maintain server equipment operation and connectivity, backup and restoration, and physical and virtual machine technical support services (in coordination with JSP divisions and branches including Cyber Security, Engineering, and Enterprise Services.
  • Perform management and maintenance of VMWare software (i.e., vCenter, View, etc.).
  • Maintain management and maintenance of Nutanix servers, or Support Products List (SPL) approved hardware, cluster and network devices (in conjunction with the storage or networks team).
  • Maintain management and maintenance of DaaS servers to include patching and monitoring.
  • Provide database support and maintenance, server floor hardware maintenance, DaaS support and maintenance (VDI) and creation of configuration documentation and SOPs. 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering, computer information systems, telecommunications, or management information systems, and 2 - 7 recent years of documented experience relevant to this key position. 
  • Information Assurance (IA) Certification: DoDI 8570 IAT II certification. (Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification: Recent and relevant technical certification.
  • Experience in managing VMWare View Horizon in a JSP server and client systems, to include knowledge in future versions 
  • Experience with Hewlett Packard Enterprise server hardware visualization.
  • Experience with Windows environment on Server 2012, and Windows 7 and/or 10 operating systems environments similar in size and scope of this order. 
  • Experience with applications/systems in clustered environments. 
  • Experience with MS AppV, ThinApp, Citrix, and other application virtualization technologies. 
  • Experience with MS System Center Configuration Manager for deployment of applications. 
  • Experience with securing Operating Systems to comply with DISA STIGs; network experience configuring and maintaining desktop firewalls. 
  • Possess certifications for VMWare VDI.
  • ITILv4 certification preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Standing for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office
  • Ambulate between several buildings
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
  • Travel by land or air transportation 25% or less

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: BS/BA and 5 years plus

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.