Systems Engineer Sr.

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Falls Church, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Systems Design

Systems Engineering

REQ#: RQ174269
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Systems Engineer Senior

GDIT has an opening for the position of Systems Engineer Sr

Must be clearable for a position of public trust and standard background investigation check

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.

We are currently seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team. In this role you will be a change agent by working on the TFM2 contract. TFM2 provides modernization and life cycle support of Information Technology infrastructure that host national implementation of the FAA's Traffic Flow Management (TFM) functionality. It also focuses on long term engineering services and the development of new functional enhancements that increase the capability of Traffic Flow Management.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinates system development to include design, modeling, security, integration, and formal testing
  • Contributes to completion of specific engineering programs and projects
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems
  • Perform complex systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end
  • Oversees complex infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Performs complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Performs continual maintenance and provides complex solutions for security, backup, and redundancy problems
  • Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects
  • Assist senior engineers and field service engineering staff
  • Create and maintain system architecture and troubleshooting documentation
  • Monitor, analyze, & report information on system performance; identify inefficiencies, issues, and bottlenecks
  • Prepare plans and assessments, such as management engineering plans, integrated support plans, meeting presentations and implementation plans
  • Develop integrated system requirements and proposed design solutions          
  • Research and documents analysis in technical reports and presents findings and recommendations to meet program requirements  
  • Anticipate and addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms    
  • Troubleshoot and resolve performance problems
  • Bachelor’s degree( in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field) + 10 yrs. related experience     
  • Experience using Java /J2EE applications
  • Understanding of networking and internet protocols
  • Familiar with Cloud Service Providers
  • Experience with web services and API’s
  • Experience using C/C++, SQL, XML and experience with databases
  • Experience with Cloud security
  • Experience with IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management,  GitHub, Eclipse, Docker, and/or Ansible
  • Knowledge of the software life cycle
  • Knowledge of user interfaces
  • Demonstrate strength in solving complex problems
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with team members and customer
  • Flexible with schedule 
  • Dependable


  •  401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays                                           
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $154,211. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.