Senior Data Center Engineer w/ Active TS/SCI clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Dayton, Ohio
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

Storage Systems

Windows System Administration

REQ#: RQ168976
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Senior Data Center Engineer with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you'll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Data Center Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TS/SCI Cleared Senior Data Center Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Wright Patterson, OH.


•Develops computer systems specifications that fit with the government's system architecture standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.

•Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.

•Responsible for installation and maintenance of storage, networking, and server hardware.

•Ensures availability of development systems to end users through continuous system monitoring and issue remediation.

•Applies required security updates and implementations mandated by DoD cyber security regulations.

•Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.


Requires a Bachelor's degree  or equivalent experience - 8+ years of related  experience

Requires RHEL – Linux administration experience – 3 year or more experience

Preference to administrators experienced in Netapp storage management

Preference to administrators experienced with Cisco switch and networking management

Preference to administrators experienced with ESXI VM management

Preference to administrators experienced with Windows server management

Must have Security+ certification or DoD 8570 Level II equivalent within 90 days of hire

TS/SCI Clearance required and eligibility to obtain CI Poly

RHEL, Windows, and/or Storage administration

Experience working with trouble reporting and tracking systems such as Security+

Ability to respond to after hour calls “provide on-call support"

Ability to travel 0-20% to local area sites as well as other locations with similar architecture/footprint.

Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

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

8 + years of related experience

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


Security + - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $128,887 - $174,377. 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.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.