Chief Engineer (TS/SCI Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Engineering (General)
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ136843

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Apply your expertise to advance the mission and optimize our business strategy Engineering Team Lead at GDIT. Here, you’ll support solving some of our clients’ biggest challenges and help us grow the business.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Engineering Team Lead you will support the business strategy that helps ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an Engineering Team Lead joining our team to strengthen our USSF focused technical delivery team that will enhance our customers capabilities while providing interesting and compelling work for our employees.  


  • Lead Engineering, Implementation, and overall Integration of component solutions that span Cloud, Software Factory, Collaboration, Cross Domain File Transfer, WAN Networking, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) / Multiple Independent Levels of Security (MILS) capabilities into a holistic and unified solution. 
  • Lean in with your team and develop custom Service Design Packages (SDP), Solution Design Artifacts, and ITSM processes designed to meet unique customer requirements.
  • Support the development of the cyber strategy for the solution and its journey to full operational status from IATT through ATO and ATC.
  • Partner with the Program Management Office (PMO) and the Customer team to manage the entire team’s technical delivery of the work in both Agile and Waterfall formats.
  • Support the development of test and acceptance criteria, demonstration work products, and lead our team through live customer facing demonstrations that inspire our stakeholders about mission possibilities this integrated capability will unlock and move the mission forward.
  • Act as the conduit for connecting customer feedback to our design artifacts and processes, and into our teams focused on service delivery and continuous improvement of the solution.


  • Education: Batchelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business-related field.
  • Required Experience: 10 years+ of progressive technical leadership and direct customer stakeholder leadership experience, or 14 years of similar experiences in lieu of a degree.
  • Desired Technical Skills: Demonstrated technical knowledge for various solution components areas, to include Cloud Operations, Collaboration Tools, Software Factory, Multisite WAN, Remote Access, Cross Domain Access and Transfer capabilities with integrated VDI/MILS technologies in a complex execution environment.
  • Desired Certifications: Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect, CASP +, ITIL Foundations, PMP.
  • Security Clearance Level: Ability to obtain Top Secret / SCI Clearance.
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Strong communication, analytical, and time management skills that enable innovative design and technical thought leadership in a rapidly evolving business environment.
  • Preferred Skills: Experience working with Government Customers, specifically the US Military. 
  • Location: Remote, Telework with TDY travel as needed.


  • 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.

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.