UX Systems Engineer - Senior (TS/SCI w/Polygraph)

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

Agile Methodology

Cloud Based Services

Design Life Cycle

REQ#: RQ141433
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

Own the opportunity as a User Experience Engineer and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a UX Systems Engineer, you will be part of an agile delivery team focused on delivering new customer-facing web-based applications with an emphasis on providing high value features to our customer. You will serve as a core support member for the team working closely with Business Analysts and high performing development teams to help manage the product. The primary responsibility will be to integrate the needs of the projects as well as the needs of several different stakeholders to produce an overall solution.

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a UX Systems Engineer at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.


  • Applies knowledge and provides guidance to all phases of the software to business development process.
  • Applies knowledge in analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs
  • Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects and highlights areas of technical improvement
  • Identifies, explains, and recommends UX design strategies to bridge developer and business teams.


  • Education: BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • Required Experience: 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Required Technical Skills: Experience with UX design thinking and usability; Experience with Angular, Java, JIRA, and Agile frameworks; Experience with AWS Cloud services; Understanding of UX design lifecycle.
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Consult with clients to understand their goals and explain research results; Analyze usage metrics and feedback for trends, patterns, issues, and opportunities for UX enhancement; Experience with the full lifecycle of responsive design: content-first design, logic flows, storyboards, personas, wireframes, low fidelity mock-ups, sitemaps, information architecture and system specifications, to provide end-to-end dynamic design flows; Ability to communicate mission needs between design and development teams.
  • Preferred Skills: Excellent written communication and presentation skills; Team focused and self-motivated; willing to develop and implement solutions in a dispersed team environment.
  • 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

6 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.