Senior Systems Engineer- Secret (TS/SCI Preferred)- Springfield, VA and FT Meade, MD

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ96970

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Senior Systems Engineer
Secret Clearance required, TS/SCI preferred
Locations to Support: FT MEADE, MD

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest growing and long-standing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. You will be part of a dynamic team that is delivering a business driven Enterprise Network to support BICES Global Enterprise Mission Support Services increasing performance, security, scalability, and stability while reducing costs and complexity resulting in increased supportability. 

As part of the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Support Team, you’ll be charged with maintaining the Cyber Security Posture for Enterprise data centers, workstations and remote locations across the globe.


  • Performs Cybersecurity Infrastructure Support activities (formally known as Cyber Network Defense) for a large Program; coordinates with government Program staff, USAF, and other government agencies to assist in the creation, dissemination, direction, and auditing of program policy, standards, and operating procedures
  • This position will be working within our Cybersecurity infrastructure environment providing but not limited to; Implementation and Administration of Security Ops, SPLUNK, HBSS, and security related activities to secure and harden the CND systems.
  • SPLUNK Administration and Engineering for Enterprise log Collection and data management.
  • SPLUNK Content development (Triggers, Alerts, Dashboards, etc...)
  • Administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux support servers
  • Uses defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within the network in order to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats.
  • Utilize available resources to conduct Cybersecurity activities, and report to senior GDIT and government personnel on overall program security posture
  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
  • Participates in special projects as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • 9+ years of experience is required.
  • BA/BS degree and 11 years equivalent work experience or Master’s Degree and 9 Years of experience
  • Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance.
  • SPLUNK Core Certified Power User
  • Experience with infrastructure including but not limited to: data center operations, server hardware, operating systems (Windows, Linux), web servers, databases, virtualization (VMware), networking, storage, monitoring, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • May be required to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours as required.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II & CSSP-IS access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
  • Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SPLUNK Enterprise Certified Admin
  • RHEL Administrative certification
  • Cyber Defense tools

Mastery of the PowerShell scripting language

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.