Systems Engineer Sr Adv (TS/SCI with Poly Required)

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

Complex Systems


Operating Systems (OS)

REQ#: RQ171313
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

Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.  This individual participates in the whole process lifecycle from technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure through to application/product delivery.  This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.

● Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems
● Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running Windows operating systems

● Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems

● Use Powershell to automate tasks, deploy applications and other infrastructure related tasks

● Manage VMware to create, build, and update virtual machines Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources

● Interact with users and evaluates vendor products

● Familiarity with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop

● Ability to administer Linux operating systems as well (looking ahead at a growing system role for Linux)

● Researches and recommends hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery

● Develop and oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results.

● Provides advice and training to end-users.

● Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced staff members

● Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned

● Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice (Note: this requirement does not happen frequently).

● Maintains systems documentation Facility with and knowledge of Cloud environments and hybrid cloud/on-prem environments.

● Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
● Required Experience: 12+ years of related systems engineering experience in systems administration, operations, and analysis
● Required Technical Skills:

The successful candidate will be managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running Windows and Linux operating systems.  They will manage multiple Windows domains, using Active Directory, Group Policy, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, Microsoft End Point Configuration Manager, Powershell, VMware, and Citrix.
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Poly
● Location: On Customer Site
●US Citizenship Required

● 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

10 + 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 salary range for this position is $157,250 - $212,750. 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.