Systems Engineer - TS/SCI w/Polygraph

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


Operating Systems (OS)

Systems Management

REQ#: RQ166373
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

Own your career as a Systems Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a well-rounded Systems Engineer joining our team to support a new contract in our customer's Office of Cyber Security (OCS).


  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Engineering, or related
  • Experience: 10+ years
  • Technical skills:
  • Design, test, stage, deploy, operating systems to various physical, virtual, container, and cloud environments
  • Maintain and consult for relevant operating systems on organizational computer systems, all third-party software components, and subsystems
  • Maintain and update documentation on the configuration of supported systems, perform cloud computing platform research and analysis to support engineering and integration requirements
  • Design interfaces to external systems
  • Plan, test, install, and integrate new and upgraded versions of the relevant operating systems on organizational computer systems, all third-party software components, and subsystems
  • Provide technical support to applications and utility developers on requirements for integration into the operating environment
  • Research and resolve systems software problems efficiently and accurately while adhering to internal software management standards and procedures
  • Test and integrate software and hardware
  • Troubleshoot problems that may involve applications and the network
  • Provide expertise on cloud cluster computing techniques
  • Maintain technical expertise on relevant industry standards and in multi-cloud computing and virtualization technologies
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
  • Preferred Skills/Certifications:
  • Experience with servers, server room equipment, network devices and topologies, system infrastructure management
  • Location: Herndon, VA customer site
  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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


CCNA - Cisco Certifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - ISC2

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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.