Systems Engineer (w/Polygraph)

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

REQ#: RQ117414

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government.  We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted. Our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support customer activities at Chantilly, Virginia.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer supporting our customer, you will be trusted to work on architecting applications and service migrations into a virtual Amazon Web Services environment and track new requirements, breaking them down into actionable tasks for the development team while supporting group level architecture discussions surrounding development and integration of data lake.  In this position you will be responsible for implementing efficiencies in the transfer and transitioning of data associated with project tools and applications and must be comfortable briefing senior management on high priority work items.


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or similar or 6 additional years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience; 8 years of experience in a Systems Engineering role
  • Clearance required - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Technical Skills:


  • Ability to integrate COTS, GOTS, and custom software into an enterprise solution for data management or knowledge management with appropriate security and monitoring measures
  • Knowledge of customer security controls and their implementation on enterprise tools
  • Ability to track and manage customer needs with an enterprise work/requirement tracking tool
  • Experience working with customers to prioritize needs across a large set of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge with SDLC practices
  • Ability and desire to function effectively on a highly motivated team
  • Demonstrated experience working with High Operational Tempo and Mission focused teams


  • Amazon Web Services certification(s)
  • Knowledge of the data lifecycle and data management best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Agile best practices (CSM Certification)
  • Knowledge of Java, Python, and other Development languages
  • Demonstrated DevSecOps experience
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and associated technology stacks


  • 401K with company match
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

GDIT CAREERS Opportunity Owned

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.