Systems Engineer/Network Server Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ75268

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Systems Engineer/Network Server Administrator will design, develop, and configure new servers and server systems, or make significant enhancements to existing servers. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing server platforms, including virtual server systems with experience in multi-vendor server software and hardware. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and the proven ability to fashion robust calculable solutions that can manage large server systems. They must have proven experience and certifications on Linux OS and Linux based servers.  They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


  • Configure internal systems

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues

  • Upgrade the network infrastructure

  • Install server software and hardware

  • Train new system users and set up their accounts

  • Monitor the performance of servers, software and hardware

  • Ensure the smooth deployment of new applications

  • Update technical documentation

  • Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites.

  • Design and develop a processing platform using various configuration management technologies.

  • Test software development methodology in an agile environment.

  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, analyst, project managers and other engineers

  • Troubleshoot complex problems and provide support for software systems and application issues.

  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

  • 2 - 5 years of related software development experience

  • Server systems hardware and software experience and related certifications

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification

  • Linux OS and Linux based server experience and certifications

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with ability to obtain and maintain a SCI eligibility


  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


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.