Microsoft Azure VDA Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Microsoft Administration

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Services

Microsoft Office Development

Microsoft Office Integration

REQ#: RQ148407
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

The world of investing is fascinating yet complex. While hundreds of first -time investors are turning to the markets to help pay for their homes, send their children to college and secure their futures the mission of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is becoming all the more vital.  GDIT is excited to support the SEC in as it seeks to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

The SEC ISS program is a comprehensive IT program charged with operating, managing, and advancing the SEC's IT infrastructure. Our dynamic program team of IT leaders and large and small business partners is seeking bright, energetic and talented individuals to join us as we bring our innovative IT Service Delivery solutions to SEC. Currently; we are seeking an MS Azure VDA Engineer. The selected candidate must a US Citizen (without dual citizenship) and able to obtain a Public Trust Suitability clearance, per contract requirements.

Since 1934 the SEC has been restoring and ensuring investor confidence in our capital markets by providing investors and the markets with more reliable information and clear rules of honest dealing. Are you ready to do your part and support all Americans in this mission?

The EUT Azure VDA (Virtual Desktop Access) Engineer will be responsible for designing, deploying, and maintaining virtual desktop solutions using Azure Virtual Desktop and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).

Core Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement Azure Virtual Desktop and VDI solutions.

  • Configure and manage virtual desktop images, host pools, and remote desktop sessions.

  • Develop and implement automation solutions using PowerShell or other scripting languages.

  • Configure and manage Azure Active Directory and Conditional Access policies.

  • Provide end-user support for virtual desktop solutions.

  • Collaborate with other engineers, project managers, and SEC Government stakeholders to understand business requirements, propose solutions, and provide updates on project progress.

  • Evaluate new Azure VDA technologies and features and make recommendations for their adoption.

  • Monitor and report on virtual desktop solution performance, and troubleshoot issues as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of Windows and/or End User Device Engineering, administering and knowledge of Office 365 applications

  • Strong technical skills in Azure VDA solutions, including Azure Virtual Desktop and VDI, Azure AD Domain Services (AAD DS), AVD Session Host Imaging.

  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell.

  • Familiarity with Azure Active Directory and Conditional Access policies.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Commitment to continuous learning and keeping up to date with the latest Azure VDA technologies and best practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field.

  • Desired Microsoft Certification: Azure Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, or similar certifications.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.