System Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ119741

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Senior System Engineer joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products, and creating requirements that will allow implementation by the development team.

  • Develop and maintains code and associated test scripts to meet defined requirements.

  • Support the planning of systems and development deployments as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards.

  • Evaluate the interface between hardware and software, operational requirements and the characteristics of an overall system.

  • Establish and documents system parameters and formats, ensuring the hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinating and/or modifying systems parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.

  • Revise existing systems, testing functionality of the system to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, data integrity, conversion, input requirements, and storage.

  • Provide the documentation, testing and maintenance of system updates, modifications and configurations.

  • Participates in analysis, design, and new construction of next generation IT systems.

  • Independently analyze, and recommend alternatives for elements of project's technical design.


  • Experience with Privilege Access Management (PAM), Thycotic, Sailpoint any PAM Solution including visualization concepts, understands architecture and has an understanding of JavaScript, XML, and familiarity with AWS.

  • Experience as a System Engineer on one or more IT systems.


  • Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly.

  • Experience conducting an evaluation to determine its suitability for project implementation.

  • Ability to identify and fixing problems within existing system, design and implementation of new systems, and enhancement of existing systems.

  • Skills utilizing Telecommunication (TCP/IP, OIS/CMIP/X25) operating systems (Windows, UNIX,LINUX), database/DBMS (oracle, access, sybase) and applications (Tivoli, Peoplesoft).

  • DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED. **

  • Required Education and Experience: High School/GED (+12) years of relevant experience. AD (+10) years of relevant experience. BA/BS (+7) years of relevant experience. Master's (+2) years of relevant experience or PHD (+1) years of relevant experience.


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.