Background Investigator IV

Clearance Level
Top Secret
El Paso, Texas

REQ#: RQ129935

Travel Required: 50-75%
Requisition Type: Regular


We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on motivated FULL TIME BACKGROUND INVESTIGATORS joining our Personnel Vetting and Security team to support a large federal background investigations (BI) program.

Must be local to the El Paso, TX area.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a FULL TIME BACKGROUND INVESTIGATOR, you will support a large national background investigations (BI) program that provides investigative products and services to departments and agencies of the federal government. Focused on our Nation’s security, BIs are required to determine an individual’s suitability for employment with the federal government, eligibility for access to classified information, assignment to or retention in positions with sensitive duties, or other designated duties requiring such investigations. The investigations often involve personal and intimate details of an individual’s life and must be processed and conducted with tact and discretion. Information collected by the investigator as part of the BI is protected under the Privacy Act of 1974. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Review completed background interview documentation checking for inconsistencies, errors, omissions, falsifications and minimum requirements to ensure accuracy and completion before beginning initial candidate interview
  • Conduct background investigations by interviewing employers, co-workers, neighbors, law enforcement officials, military personnel, members of the candidate’s family and personal references
  • Prepare detailed and complete interview statements for each person being interviewed in order to allow a reviewer to draw reasonable and logical conclusions about the prospective candidates
  • Prepare documentation for inclusion into a results of investigation package organizing all investigative material in accordance with established procedures
  • Prepares detailed summary of adverse information based upon objective analysis and evaluation of candidate’s background, and interviewee statements, as measured against requirement standards as set forth by the FIS


  • Simultaneously consider numerous facts, perceive patters and relationships, develop theories about past occurrences based on numerous small bits of information or evidence, compare and interpret information, recognize and examine discrepancies, and draw logical conclusions
  • Manage time sufficient to prioritize and combine investigations when practicable to ensure timely completion to include handle several cases at one time
  • Communicate and deal tactfully, persuasively, and effectively with coworkers, supervisors, management and the public
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills required to discuss matters which are of a sensitive and sometime inflammatory nature with candidates, supervisors and management


  • Must have already completed an approved NTS Background Investigator course (Required)
  • Minimum 5 years of background investigation experience at the state or federal level with an Associate’s Degree (Required)
  • Active Top Secret clearance (Required)


  • Flex work week, remote, part-time position
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.