Tier 2 Systems Technician - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Center Support

Information Management

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

REQ#: RQ154883
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

GDIT is looking for hands-on Tier 2 technicians in support of multiple data centers at several CONUS sites for a government Intelligence Community customer.  Ideal candidates will have a general background in supporting IT networks and hardware to include fiber and copper cabling using industry best practices, copper cable terminations, and experience with power distribution units (PDUs) in equipment racks and cabinets.  Our Tier 2 technicians will also be responsible for updating cabling and equipment data in the   customer’s data center information management (DCIM) system, Nlyte.  Experience with Nlyte or other similar DCIM tools is a plus.  Prior experience supporting commercial or government data centers is also a plus.  Candidates will be expected to support other data center operations as necessary such as with configuration management, data center management support, power/space/cooling audits, general data gathering, and access management.

As part of your role/function on the program, you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Because of these critical duties, you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures.  Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification for continued employment, either CompTIA Security+ OR CCNA-Security.  CompTIA Security+ is the preferred certification.  Candidates who do not possess a current IA certification may be considered, but must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Certification within six (6) months of Hire Date.

Because of the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client, all candidates must hold a TS/SCI clearance and be willing to take and pass a CI Polygraph.

● Education: Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
● Required Experience: 5+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification for continued employment, either CompTIA Security+ OR CCNA-Security.  CompTIA Security+ is the preferred certification. 
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
● Location: Customer Site


● 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

2 + 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 hourly rate for this position is between $29.75 - $40.25. 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.