System Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ120493

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on an Systems Engineer joining our team to support the government client activities at Annapolis Junction, MD.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As an Automation Developer, you will be trusted to work on projects related to the role.

The Challenge:

We are looking for someone to participate in designing and implementing an enterprise datacenter automation solution - encompassing both on-prem and cloud operations.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify automation opportunities
  • Develop, implement, and present CI/CD workflow prototypes
  • Research industry best practices and provide guidance for enterprise strategy
  • Work through all phases of applications analysis, system design, and programming activities


  • At least one (1) year of automation and development experience (using Ansible, Puppet, orSaltStack)
  • Scripting experience (specifically Bash/Python/Perl)
  • Strong Linux skills (general Linux administration of CentOS/RHEL systems preferred)
  • Knowledge of distributed systems (be prepared to speak about your previous environment(s))
  • Experience with datacenter services (VMWare, Active Directory, NetApp, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of hardware and integration
  • Willing to obtain Security+ or other DoD 8580 Level II certification within two (2) months of hire
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science or a minimum of four (4) years of
    general experience as a developer or devops engineer.
  • A current Top Secret/SCI security clearance with polygraph is required


Desired Skills:

  • Azure/AWS/GCP
  • ServiceNow
  • RedHat Ansible Automation Platform (AAP), formerly known as Ansible Tower
  • RedHat Satellite (or other system management solution)



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.