Principal Analyst, Functional SME - TS/SCI required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Analysis
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

REQ#: RQ73430 Principal Analyst, Functional SME - TS/SCI required (Open)

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

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

An I2TS 3 Subject Matter/ Functional Expert:

  • Is generally recognized as a leader in the industry in their area of expertise; sought out by others in the area of expertise for advice and guidance
  • Provides expert support, analysis, research, and advice into exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to the subject matter
  • Serves as technical expert on executive-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives. Expertise is in a particular area of Information Technology (e.g., Cybersecurity, Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Systems Management).
  • Performs highly specialized and technical tasks associated with the most current and cutting-edge technologies
  • May serve as a technical consultant to a project or a number projects dealing with area of technical expertise
  • Coordinates with contract management and Government personnel to ensure the problems have been properly defined and the solutions satisfy customer needs
  • Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects; consults with clients to determine optimum design for assigned projects
  • Performs functional allocations to identify tasks and their inter-relationships
  • Performs functional modeling based on requirements analysis
  • Generates recommendations in the form of technical briefings, reports, and other major documents provided to senior level client personnel
  • Identifies emerging relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes and systems
  • Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and training materials
  • May serve as technical team or task lead

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high quality environment 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with strong customer service 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications like Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint
  • Experience with AutoCAD software

Education Required: 
High School diploma/GED with 12-years of related experience, or Associates degree with 10-years of experience, Bachelors degree with 8-years of experience, Master’s degree with 6-years of experience


  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
  • Required Baseline/Security Environment Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent
  • Desired Certification(s): CCNP, PMP, MCSE, SQL, VMWare, ITIL, or other associated technical/project management certification

Security Clearance:
TS/SCI required 

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.