Systems Engineer/Team Lead - TS/SCI with Poly required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ71871

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is currently seeking a strong Systems Engineer/Team Lead in Fort Meade, MD.

The ideal candidate has experience managing the entire life cycle of IT projects. Experience in Windows/LINUX system administration in a virtual environment using VMWare, including installing and maintaining operating systems, configuring and installing hardware/software utilizing monitoring technologies, troubleshooting, and sustaining the operational health of the infrastructure.

  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all the client/server/network devices, etc.
  • Install, configure and maintain virtual Operating Systems for workstations and servers to include VMWare, MS Windows and Linux physical and virtual hosts.
  • Develop, deploy and maintain virtual machines and networks in a VMWare ESXi environment using vCenter and Horizon View
  • Utilize deployment tools to create/capture and deploy machine images for classroom networks.
  • Configure and manage Linux installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity, and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Install, maintain and improves system configurations and solutions, as well as monitor and audit system utilization, performance and problems.
  • Design modifications and changes to the SAN infrastructure and assists in the implementation and documentation of all configuration changes.
  • Evaluate new technologies and architecting solutions.
  • Participates in root cause analysis for significant problems and suggests clear recommendations for improvements.


  • Must be able to coordinate and partner with various work centers, network engineers/administrators, and customer organizations in the execution of daily tasks.
  • Must have experience with configuring and deploying various virtualization technologies.
  • Must have experience in Linux, VMWare and Windows.  Linux as primary O/S skill, with Windows as secondary providing Tiers 1-3 help desk support.
  • Must be well versed in VMWare (vSphere 6.x., ESXi, vCenter, Horizon View).
  • Must have experience with Cloud/Servers/Network/Rhel
  • UNIX Shell scripting, BASH, PowerShell
  • Active Directory/Centrify, System logging and auditing


  • Networking is a plus (Cisco and Brocade networking devices)
  • Experience designing a network or virtual environment a plus
  • Netapp/EqualLogic storage


Master's degree and 6 years’ experience, Bachelor's Degree and 8 years’ experience, Associate's Degree and 10years experience, or High School Grad and 12 years’ experience in System Administration.

One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position. Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GSIH, or GCED. Training and Certification provided for applicants meeting the above requirements. Must possess an ACTIVE TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE

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.