Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ65276

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing worldclass Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer on site at MacDill Air Force Base. To be considered, candidates MUST HAVE an active TS/SCI.

Senior Systems Engineers perform tier three systems support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Senior Systems Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of data center hardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as systems design and implementation, systems integration, security, ports and protocols, as well as server and network infrastructure is required. Senior Systems Engineers test and analyze elements of data center facilities, including power, software, security features, interoperability, and communications, and is responsible for the overall integration of enterprise systems. Senior Systems Engineers are also responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of systems solutions. Senior Systems Engineers monitor and control the performance and status of systems resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting system performance. Senior Systems Engineers keeps technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs. This position provides guidance and direction for junior systems support administrators and engineers.

Typical duties include:

  • Engineer and lead enterprise systems solutions spanning multiple data center vendor products
  • Collaborate with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on systems implementation, optimization and ongoing management
  • Providing high-level support and technical expertise in Directory Services technology, including DNS, GPO, ADFS, DFS, Domains and Trust, Sites and Services and Role Based Access Control
  • Engineer and lead the enterprise virtual infrastructure and system software components
  • Providing high-level support and technical expertise in systems technology, including servers, applications, virtual and physical environments, and solutions integrations
  • Lead technical teams that integrating new technology into the existing operational environment
  • Establish and document baselines to measure service performance and capability across a global enterprise
  • Advise senior government staff on industry best practices and provide policy recommendations to implement those practices

Educational Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering or related field. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.

Certification Requirements:

  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT Level II *


Any two of the following current vendor certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Engineer
  • Linux Professional Institute Professional LIPC-1
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Microsoft Certified Expert
  • Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional
  • Oracle Certified Professional
  • SUSE Certified Engineer

Experience Requirements:

  • Twelve years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and solutions, including two years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.

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.