Microsoft Messaging and 365 System Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ96010

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Core Services Engineer – Messaging & M365

We are seeking highly motivated engineers with a thirst for learning, in support of a geographically dispersed, state of the art systems build on a foundation of Microsoft services. Candidates with proven depth creating solutions with Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft Exchange will be positioned for success in our organization.  Additional experience with the design, deployment and management of Microsoft cloud solutions would be a differentiator.  The selected candidate will design, build and deploy, and administer large scale multi-domain enterprise Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Azure, M365, and O365 environments.  Additionally, engineers will build, maintain and migrate a variety of physical and virtual systems to on-premises, cloud, or hybrid infrastructures.  Engineers will provide support to multiple globally dispersed WAN connected sites.  Embracing the DevOps model, engineers will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support. Project assignments will vary based on skill level, and may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security and SCAP compliance.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems utilizing both on-premises and cloud-based hosting technologies

  • Analyze requirements and system architectures to develop system requirements specifications and resulting design plans

  • Administer, operate, manage and maintain components for on-premises and cloud-based virtualized systems

  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients

  • Plans and directs upgrades of Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Azure/M365 infrastructure and related components

  • Design and administer Configuration Management tools and suites and Patch Management solutions for desired state configuration and baseline management and control

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience) plus 8+ years of experience

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Exchange 2016 & 2019 structure to include: database structure; mail routing and related protocols

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and it’s interaction with Active Directory

  • Familiarity with Exchange Online

  • Understanding of Exchange Hybrid designs and operations

  • Understanding of directory sync into Azure AD

  • Architectural understanding of M365 security constructs and data protections such as DLP, RMS/IRM, Azure Information Protection

  • Experience managing Office 365 using PowerShell

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory design and implementation options

  • Experience with Group Policy Management

  • Experience with Windows DNS and DHCP

  • Experience with Windows Server 2016 & 2019

  • Experience and strong understanding of File and Storage Services, to include Distributed File System (DFS) Replication and Namespace management

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows automation scripting with PowerShell or other scripting languages

  • Experience building/managing servers in the AWS (Amazon Web Services) environment is desired.

  • Experience with managing work tasks via tools such as JIRA and ServiceNow

  • System configuration based on security guidelines such as DISA STIGs

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.