Systems Engineer Advisor- TS/SCI Clearance required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Newington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ130479

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support customer activities in Newington, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer supporting our client these are some of the responsibilities and tasks during a typical day:


  • Experience developing on the ServiceNow platform including the creation and/or customization of the core applications such as Incident, Problem, Change, Service Request, Service Catalog

  • Strong knowledge of the ServiceNow data model and relationships

  • Proficient in ServiceNow development of workflows, custom web services, custom notifications, assessments, custom app

  • Experience administering a ServiceNow instance including the delegation of groups, modification of CMS, workflows, business rules, UI pages, UI actions, UI policies, ACLs, catalog items and updates of all other existing solutions requiring revision

  • Performs and may provide guidance on all phases of the software development lifecycle.

  • Reviews software requirements and business requirements and plans and builds creative solutions to meet customer needs while following industry standards and best practices.

  • May provide guidance for less-experienced software developers in creating a variety of models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application.

  • Performs and provides guidance on software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs.

  • Provides relevant analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status.

  • Thoroughly documents the software or system process for future maintenance and updates.

  • Interacts with customers and development team to gather and define requirements. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts or serve as team or task lead.

  • Provide full lifecycle software development to include the designing, development, testing, documenting and maintaining of software applications. Builds new software, maintains existing custom-developed software and supports COTS/GOTS software products as needed

  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes

  • Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency

  • Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure

  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience ,

  • 8+ years of relevant Systems Engineering work experience

  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED. 

  • ITIL v3 Certification preferred

  • Familiar with software development and diagnostic tools

  • Desired Programming Languages: Powershell; C++; Microsoft.Net; JavaScript


  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.