Systems Engineer with TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Performance Management

AWS Cloud Computing

IBM WebSphere

Linux System Administration

REQ#: RQ145794
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

Systems Engineer Expert

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Systems Engineer Expert at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. You’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Expert you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer Expert joining our team to maintain the operational health of two Business Process Management (BPM) environments supporting production applications, perform WebSphere administration to manage the application cluster nodes and maintain JVM, data source and authentication configurations, and perform AWS administration of the virtual private clouds to maintain the optimal and efficient usage of computing capacity.


  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems
  • Perform regular patch updates to Linux, WebSphere, Java, BPM, Kibana and Oracle RDS
  • Perform monitoring and review of cloud resources, system, audit and application logging and performance using tools such as Kibana and Splunk
  • Monitor configurations and make updates to correct and strengthen the overall security of the platforms 
  • Use application performance management tools to evaluate and troubleshoot application errors and interface issues 
  • Continuously contribute to team performance improvement and collaboration
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process


  • Education: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (or related field)
  • Required Experience: 15+ years of related experience 
  • Required Technical Skills:
  • Advanced skills and experience with Linux System Administration
  • Advanced skills and experience with IBM WebSphere Administration (e.g., cluster configuration)
  • Strong skills and experience with AWS cloud computing services (e.g., VPC, EC2, ELB, S3, RDS)
  • Strong experience implementing security best practices and access control standards for application hosting environments
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Planning and performing IBM software upgrades and testing to transition to the IBM Business Automation Workflow (BAW) product
  • Planning and performing IBM upgrades and testing to support transition from Linux 7 to Linux 8
  • Using application performance management tools to evaluate and troubleshoot application errors and interface issues 
  • Maintaining account credentials and certificates used to authenticate and authorize enterprise directory and enterprise data source integration

Preferred Skills:

  • IBM Certified WebSphere Administrator
  • IBM Certified RedHat Linux Adminstrator
  • IBM Certified Deployment Professional BPM or BAW

Location: On Customer Site
US Citizenship Required




  • 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

15 + years of related experience

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


Certified System Administrator - WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V7.0 - IBM

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.