Lab Systems Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ93274

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular


Technical expertise and support needed for forensics lab management, accreditation, and expansion efforts.

  • Design and build infrastructure.
  • Develop procedures for installation of hardware, software, and network components.
  • Perform installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware, software, and network products.
  • Document requirements and implement improvements to automate repetitive forensics tasks.
  • Architect a long-term backup solution focusing on cloud-based technologies.
  • Ensure deliverable dates are established for all work, and are tracked and reported to Sponsor.
  • Remain up-to-date on current forensics tools and techniques and ensure deployed they are deployed to best-practice standards within the forensics lab.
  • Provide technical insight and assist team members in the use of the forensics lab.
  • Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • MUST have expert Linux experience
  • Experience related to data center operations and accreditation
  • Experience with multiple operating systems, including but not limited to Windows and Linux
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience implementing, configuring, and maintaining hardware components (network cards, memory, storage, hard drives, etc.)
  • Experience implementing, configuring, and maintaining software products (operating systems, virtual platforms, applications, database, device drivers, etc.)
  • Experience implementing, configuring, and maintaining network components (firewalls, routers, switches, etc.)
  • Experience documenting standard installation and maintenance procedures for hardware, software, and network components
  • Experience conducting scans with security risk detection and compliance tools, providing analysis of results, and suggesting mitigation plans for security problems
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of systems engineering experience
  • Experience architecting, implementing, and accrediting of on-premise and cloud-based system via the Sponsor accreditation process.






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.