Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ46689

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Mission Systems Engineer joining our team to support Government activities at McLean, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Mission Systems Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to provide in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in the areas of installation, maintenance, and support of Apple macOS and iOS operating systems and technologies.

In this role, a typical day will include:
• Performing systems administration support tasks for Apple macOS and iOS operating systems.
• Providing in-depth research and analysis of issues.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Analyzing system and database logs and working with developers on high-level issues and new software deployments.
• Identifying and resolving hardware and software problems related to Apple macOS, MS Windows, and iOS operating systems.
• Performing system administration in a mixed virtual (VMWare) and physical environment.
• Identifying, troubleshooting and remediating security vulnerabilities.
• Troubleshooting basic end-to-end networking problems involving Apple clients and other IT devices and or services.
• Identifying End-of-Life (EOL) issues, ensuring all Apple macOS / iOS systems applications are approved in accordance with customer requirements.
• Providing user support for Apple macOS and iOS related issues.
• Analyzing, testing and assisting team admins with regular maintenance duties such as patching, upgrades, and migrations to Apple macOS systems.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively research, design, configure, and administer Apple macOS in a multi-system and/or multi-application environment.
• Must have strong documentation and oral communication skills to clearly communicate with all levels of users, developers, managers and organizations.
• Ability to work with others in a highly collaborative environment.
• Ability to multi-task and balance multiple goals and priorities.
• Self-Motivated, strong work ethic and commitment to quality.
• Work experience must clearly demonstrate a strong working knowledge of Apple macOS and iOS; working knowledge and experience with Apple products.
• This position includes required TDY travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Physical Science and 5 years of experience in relevant technical field, to include: Systems design and analysis, data center design and implementation, network architecture and monitoring, research and development.
• Minimum of 11 years related experience.
• Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

• Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
• Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
• Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.


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.