Senior Systems Engineer (Australia), TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Alice Springs, Australia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Complex Systems Design


Systems Engineering

REQ#: RQ171054
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Manages systems professionals directly or through subordinate managers and offers leadership, coaching, and training.

Acts as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.

Develops schedules and performance

Manages a medium to large team or department focused on multiple areas.

  • Provide technical mentoring to the teams and team leads
  • Provide guidance on the implementation details for specific projects, possibly take on responsibility for certain deliverables, etc. 
  • Help provide direction and guidance for the technical aspects of deliverables such as the service catalog, helping to shape technical responses to task orders and ECP’s, etc. 
  • Need to be able to maintain a team environment with people focused on the Mission and excited for the work
  • Designs systems architecture for new or existing computer systems.
  • Creates, plans, and configures highly complex engineering systems for optimal operations.
  • Creates and engineers highly advanced systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end.
  • Designs and engineers highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools.
  • Provides critical insight and guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.
  • Provides guidance to less-experienced Systems Engineers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes.
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • CompTIA Security+CE or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

Technical expertise needs to include (to one degree or another) the following technology areas:


  • VMware
  • Netapp
  • Juniper
  • Riverbed / SteelCentral AppInternals


  • VDI Technologies (Citrix)


  • Windows Server
  • RHEL
  • Exchange
  • AD


  • SharePoint


  • Cisco
  • Avaya


  • ServiceNow
  • Riverbed Aternity
  • Tableau


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $132,759 - $179,615. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.