Windows/Linux System Engineer - TS/SCI with Poly required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Laurel, Maryland

REQ#: RQ99152

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on Windows/Linux Systems Engineer joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Seeking a Windows/Linux Systems Engineer in support of infrastructure services comprised of Windows (40%), Linux (60%), Virtualization, Storage, Network, HW, and data center engineers that works as a team to deliver innovative and sustainable IT environments to our customers. 
  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems in a virtual environment using VMWare, including installing and maintaining operating systems, configuring, and installing hardware/software utilizing monitoring technologies, troubleshooting, and sustaining the operational health of the infrastructure. 
  • Provides Tier 1 through Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Candidate must be able to coordinate and partner with various work centers, network engineers/administrators, and customer organizations in the execution of daily tasks.
  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent teaming skills and a positive, customer focused attitude. 


  • Must be well versed in Advanced Windows system administration with VMWare proficiency. 
  • Working with Centrify in a Linux environment.     
  • Experience loading ESXi hosts, Building/Upgrading/Patching VMWare clusters and VMWare performance tuning/troubleshooting
  • Experience providing Tiers 1-3 help desk support working a ticketing queue.
  • Familiarity with MacAfee EPO, and logging would be helpful.
  • Virtualization and Netapp is a plus.
  • Masters degree and 6 years’ experience, Bachelors Degree and 8 years’ experience, -Associates Degree and 10years experience, or High School Grad and 12 years’ experience in System Administration.
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position. Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GSIH, or GCED. Training and Certification provided for applicants meeting the above requirements. 

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Networking (Cisco/Brocade), is highly desired
  • Working Knowledge of Networking Engineering


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


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.