Core Services Engineer – Azure & M365 Engineer, TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Active Directory (AD)

Cloud Solutions

Microsoft Azure

REQ#: RQ166832
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

We are seeking a highly motivated engineer with a thirst for learning, in support of geographically dispersed, state of the art systems built on a foundation of Microsoft services. Candidates with proven depth creating solutions on-premises, and in the cloud, will be positioned for success in our organization. Proven experience with the design, deployment and management of Microsoft cloud solutions would be a differentiator. Additionally, engineers will build, maintain, and migrate large scale multi-domain enterprise Windows Server environments to both on-premises, cloud, or hybrid infrastructures including Azure/M365. Candidates with an existing TS clearance are preferred but consideration will be given to uncleared candidates willing to support an Azure IL4/IL5 and M365 deployment/migration while working to acquire their security clearance.

Engineers will provide support to multiple globally dispersed WAN connected sites. Embracing the DevOps model, engineers will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support. Project assignments will vary based on skill level, and may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security, compliance and regulatory initiatives.


  • Plans and directs Azure/M365 infrastructure and related components, services and applications
  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems utilizing both on-premises, cloud-based and hybrid hosting technologies and solutions
  • Analyze requirements and system architectures to refine system requirements, specifications and resulting design plans
  • Administer, operate, manage, and maintain components for on-premises and cloud-based environments and systems
  • Reviews completion and implementation of system configurations and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding or direct experience with onboarding and operating within Azure and M365 environments
  • Strong understanding and experience with the designing, engineering, administering and operating Azure Active Directory/Entra ID based identity and access management solutions and authentication services and Single Sign On (SOO) solutions such as ADFS, Ping Federate, Okta or other SAML or OAuth technologies/solutions
  • Develop solutions integrating Microsoft Azure commercial clouds (public and government community) with services hosted on-premises and in other clouds
  • Understanding of Hybrid Identities, Azure Active Directory Connector (AADC)/ Entra Connect and/or other Identity Management or synchronization technologies like Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM), Okta, etc.
  • Architectural understanding of M365 security constructs and data protections such as Purview, DLP, RMS/IRM, Azure Information Protection
  • Experience with Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Experience managing and implementing Azure Policy for resource governance and compliance management
  • Experience managing Azure/M365 using PowerShell and Microsoft Graph
  • Experience with Active Directory design, topology, and implementation best practices
  • Experience with Group Policy Objects and Management
  • Experience with Windows DNS and DHCP
  • Experience with Windows Server 2019 and 2022
  • Experience with File and Storage Services, to include Distributed File System (DFS), including Namespace, Target and Replication management
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows automation scripting with PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • System configuration based on security guidelines such as DISA STIGs, CIS or Azure Security Benchmarks
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Location: On Customer Site
  • US Citizenship Required


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $152,737 - $206,645. 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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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.