Program IT Specialist

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Administration
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ102264

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Independently provides advance level technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.

Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues that are moderate to high complexity in scope.

Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software.

Performs advance software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

Independently ensures data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

Conducts advance hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.

Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May provide guidance to less-experienced personnel.

Evaluates existing systems and assists with planning long-term strategies.

May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.


Provide day-to-day program requirements support to include:

  • scanning, patching & updating software
  • data backups
  • system hardening & compliance
  • configuration management
  • hardware/software refreshes
  • user support
  • data transfers between disparate networks


  • Demonstrated experience with Windows server 2012R2/2016/2019, Active Directory, Group Policy Administration, DHCP, DNS, and WSUS
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows desktop OS and office productivity software
  • Ability to support 3rd party COTS software
  • Understanding of enterprise backup methodologies
  • Ability to support printers/scanners/faxes
  • Ability to follow and create detailed process documentation
  • 2 year degree and 2 years experience, or 4 years experience


  • Security+, or must be able to obtain in a reasonable amount of time
  • General understanding of network methodologies

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.