Cloud Infrastructure Engineer w/ Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-66306

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Systems Engineer - Infrastructure Engineer

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government defense and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support government activities in Herndon, VA.
At GDIT people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to work with and lead other engineers to design, prototype, and implement robust, secure systems using cloud computing services. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Work across different layers of the IT infrastructure (network, storage, database, applications, middleware and platform)
  • Work with and lead other engineers across the organization to maintain legacy systems
  • Deploy various open source packages and/or application stacks into the customer's production system
  • Collaborate with a technical group on projects from establishing requirements through to the implementation of the technical solution
  • Design and define system architecture for new or existing computer systems


  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with cloud services technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) to include design, implementation, and integration
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with all of the following infrastructure principles: encryption (at rest and in transit), firewalls, and certificates
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and software development
  • Demonstrated on-the-job engineering experience and outstanding in-depth knowledge with the Linux operating system
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with all of the following infrastructure principles: fault tolerance, availability, scalability, continuous monitoring, and recovery
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with scripting languages (e.g. Shell, Bash, Python) experience and/or ability to automate routine operations through scripts or tool sets
  • Demonstrated in-depth engineering experience with troubleshooting and understanding of common web technologies (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, etc.)
  • Minimum 15 years of related experience
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or a related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Security clearance level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer's ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.


BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


15+ years of related experience



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.