Data Center Operations Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Database Analysis/Design
Warrenton, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Center


Server Hardware

REQ#: RQ172448
Public Trust: None
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

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Data Center Operations Engineer supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Data Center Ops Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Data Center Ops Engineer joining our team to support Government activities, solve complex IT issues and provide exceptional customer service.


  • Manage, maintain, troubleshoot and resolve critical technical issues within the datacenter.
  • Install and maintain data center server hardware, including storage blocks, servers, patch panels, switches, routers, and other large scale networking gear.
  • Familiarity with Linux command line to assist with troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to get to the datacenter during off hours.
  • Participate in disaster recovery mock drills and procedures.
  • Provide cleared escort as needed to personnel who need access for maintenance, inspection, and other needs.
  • Light shipping and receiving.


  • Education: Bachelors (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
  • Required Experience: 8+ years
  • Required Technical Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Network Engineering, a related
  • technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 3 years of experience in working with computer systems and computer
  • networks, specifically with the Linux operating system
  • Ability to do physical work (lift servers, network switches, boxes etc.)
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Having as many of these specific qualifications is a plus, but transferable skills/experiences may be equally valuable
  • Experience with field-based work in POPs and datacenters
  • Experience in troubleshooting OS, network equipment, and software
  • Experience troubleshooting hardware or network related issues using Linux-based tools
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active polygraph
  • Location: On Customer Site - Culpeper



  • 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

8 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $161,500 - $218,500. 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.