TSS Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ88495

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We build cutting-edge applications for the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. Bring your creativity to help us find solutions to complex problems and play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.

GDIT Technical Shared Services (TSS) has an opportunity for a Sr. Systems Engineer working with a large line of business within GDIT currently supporting the Defense Information Service Agency (DISA) in the DC Metro area. We are seeking energetic, talented individuals that have a desire to help transform customer requirements supporting the DISA Enterprise Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) contract.

In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:

  • The Senior Systems Engineer organizes and directs the configuration and operation of information management systems.
  • Conducts capacity and performance analysis and provides system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.
  • Increases system engineer efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts, develops system engineer procedures, and conducts system engineer training and skills assessments.
  • Develops documentation for engineering from requirements and architectural designs, and diagrams.
  • Actively manages project risks and issues to close technical gaps in the project.
  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Ensure data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that improved the performance, security, and reliability of the system.

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience),  5+ years of Linux experience in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with containerization technologies (Docker + Kubernetes)
  • Strength in multitasking and prioritization in order to meet periodically changing deadlines
  • Self-starting and able to drive projects to completion in a fast moving environment
  • Solid communications skills
  • Able to create, discuss and explain technical documentation.
  • Extensive experience as a systems engineer/ administrator in a government environment, dealing with business critical, high availability systems.
  • Experience of designing and implementing highly available solutions.
  • Security + certification or 8570 equivalent.
  • DoD SECRET clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Identity Management and Authentication/Authorization experience
  • Linux+ or equivalent certificate/experience
  • Experience developing coding/scripting to build required automation and tools (using Ansible, Ruby, Python, Bash, PowerShell, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with DevSecOps concepts, tools and automation skills
  • Familiarity with industry standard host based security systems (HBSS) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions (ACAS)
  • Experience configuring and/or utilizing monitoring/logging solutions
  • Mixed operating systems experience: (Linux, Windows)
  • Kubernetes or similar technology familiarity
  • Experience troubleshooting issues related to SAN and NAS storage


401K with company match

Customizable health benefits packages

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

Full-flex work week

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The likely salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000, 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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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.