Data Center Lead

Clearance Level
Data Center Infrastructure
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)

Enterprise IT

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure

Infrastructure Management (IM)

REQ#: RQ172618
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Data Center Lead with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Data Center Lead you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Data Center Sr Manager joining our team to support critical customer business applications and provide services that allow the organization to function. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to coach, mentor and develop direct reports.


  • Influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute to the organization's success.
  • Develop clear communication channels with colleagues to review data and make sure that it's accurate.
  • Communicate clearly with vendors to ensure they understand the support required for the organization.  Manage a team of 7/24 operations to provide overall datacenter support in hardware and software of server and network equipment.
  • Guide the improvement of processes and procedures on a continuous basis
  • Manage team and staff performance.
  • Manage and handle all types of data within the organization - Supervise maintenance, installation and updates of data center systems, maintain building records and schematics, create policies and rules related to data accessibility and distribution.


  • Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 10+ years of experience

  • Technical skills:
    • 10+ years of network, system engineering experience in a large scale 24/7 data center environment
    • 2+ years of experience managing staff
    • Demonstrated experience with Mainframe, Unix, Windows Server, enterprise storage, networking equipment
    • 1+ years of experience supervising maintenance, installation and updates of data center systems
    • Demonstrated experience maintaining building records and schematics
    • Demonstrated experience with policies and rules related to data accessibility and distribution
    • Demonstrated experience establishing guidelines for data entry or storage of customer data
    • Demonstrated experience managing the storage, distribution and back up of data
    • Demonstrated experience ensuring compliance with guidelines and government regulations

  • Security clearance level: Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust and successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting.

  • Location: Hybrid
  • Timeline: This is a contingent posting, expected to start in January, 2025.


  • 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

10 + years of related experience

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


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Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $152,737 - $206,645. 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.