Identity Lead Engineer - Ft. Meade - "Hot Opening!!!"

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ96924

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an Identity Lead Engineer to help support an exciting new Cloud Service Offering contract, Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), in Fort Meade, MD. This position will require the employee to report full-time onsite in Fort Meade, MD.


As the Identity Lead Engineer, you will oversee design, implementation and integration of core Identity and Access Management (IdAM) services that span multiple domains and cloud service environments enabling seamless authentication for millions of users.  Directory and Authentication services will comply with all appropriate DOD instructions and guidance and be capable of providing services for numerous, modern, connectivity methodologies including mobile devices. Ensures solutions are expertly selected, designed, delivered, optimized and supported during the entire infrastructure lifecycle.

In this role, the DS Lead Engineer will:

  • Work as an Project Lead and Architect, collaborating with other system and network architects, infrastructure engineers. 

  • Create enterprise-level design and operational procedures to be transitioned to directory services operations team for installation and day-to-day support. 

  • Develops and owns the technical design and operational procedures for the directory environments. 

  • Collaborates with information security, distributed compute and other teams to develop a rigorous service portfolio of directory, identity & access, configuration, and security services. 

  • Troubleshoot complex application issues within the end user environment. 

  • Develop tools and processes for information gathering and configuration changes within the environment. 

  • Provide technical guidance based on business line solution requirements, serves as SME on project initiatives, risk reviews and audits.   

  • Cloud Digital Architects provide business strategy, solution development and technical guidance to develop business and market solutions that align with cloud service offerings from the cloud service provider. 

  • Digital architects specialize in application and software architecture.  


Required Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance  

  • BA/BS Degree

  • 15+ years of Enterprise Engineering and Directory Services experience 

  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Certification or relevant Enterprise IT and Directory Services certification

  • Expertise delivering highly secure IdAM solutions supporting multi-tenancy and hybrid cloud infrastructures 

  • Expertise working with Microsoft Identity technologies including Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and Group Policies. 

  • Expertise with Identity Federation (AD-FS), Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) and DoD PKI Infrastructure models 

  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation 

  • Experience with Office 365 management and configuration (Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, Office Suite, AzureAD) 

  • Expertise with Windows Server 2008-2016 

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models 

  • Expertise in DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC-SRG) and SCCA Architectures including Cloud Access Point (CAP) architectures 

  • Experience working with technical leadership and senior leaders, including C-Suite executives 

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment 

  • Ability to motivate teams to perform exceptionally over long stretches of time and in challenging situations 

  • Comfort with public speaking and giving presentations

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above



This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.