Systems Engineer, Sr. Advisor (TS/SCI clearance required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

SCCM Administration

System Administration

Systems Management

REQ#: RQ146981
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

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 client 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:


  • Work with Microsoft SCCM to provide user workstation baseline configuration and administration of operating systems 

  • Leverage SCCM to provide security updates, vulnerability patches, hotfixes and other updates to user workstations and servers. 

  • Develop and maintain baselines images for servers and laptops to add the latest security updates, software versions, hotfixes, patches, etc.

  • Perform in place upgrades as needed for servers and laptops. 

  • Maintain existing packages and add new packages to the enterprise software catalog. 

  • Create and administer advertisements, programs, collections, and custom reports in SCCM. 

  • Troubleshoot failed SCCM deployments and SCCM health issues. 

  • Administer SCCM software delivery, including various methods such as running advertised programs, machine targeted, user targeted, Application Library, and Software Center. 

  • Administer the SCCM tool set back end to keep the system running and healthy, including changes to the core components and settings, software delivery, client heath, reporting, boundaries, and bandwidth settings. 

  • Manage and administer SCCM client health, including the process of getting clients healthy 

  • Perform general SCCM administration and troubleshooting. 

  • Modify and deploy 3rd party packaging, and troubleshoot 3rd party package installs. 

  • Leverage group policy to modify installation package behavior, restrict OS features, and improve workstation security. 

  • Use WSUS to address patching and updates across a Windows enterprise. 

  • Configure App V to virtualize applications such as the MS Office suite, etc.  

  • Experience with the deployment and maintenance of current and next generation Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) desktops.

  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning and rapidly mastering new applications and technology.

  • Specifications and related documents and implements communication requirements to support the distributed functionality of an environment.

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to team members

  • Thorough understanding of Active Directory; including replication, GPO and DNS.

  • Able to work effectively under deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Strong understanding of enterprise antivirus solutions, endpoint data protection, and encryption.

  • Advanced knowledge of registry, permissions, and drivers and software required

  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • 10 years of direct Systems Engineering/ Systems Administration experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline (equivalent work experience can be substituted in lieu of degree).

  • Current/active TS/SCI clearance

  • DoD 8570 IAT II Certification , such as Security + CE is required

  • Preferred ​ITIL v3 Certification 


  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Cutting-edge technology and the ability to make a real impact on the world around you.

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                Work Requirements
                Years of Experience

                9 + years of related experience

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


                CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

                Travel Required

                Less than 10%


                U.S. Citizenship Required

                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 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.