Windows Server Operating Systems (OS) Engineer – TS/SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ119358

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place.  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 a Windows Server OS Engineer joining our team to support Government activities in Washington, D.C., Sterling, V.A., or Annapolis Junction, M.D.

At GDIT, we foster a people-focused and customer-centric environment in delivering Server & Compute Platform Engineering Services.  As a Windows Server OS Engineer supporting the Government, you will be trusted to plan, test, improve, install, integrate, deploy, maintain, etc. new and upgraded operating system versions of relevant systems and tools.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Ensuring essential services are installed on supported OS versions and keeping the versions of the services up to date
  • Performing research, analysis, and design for all Windows Server computing systems and the network infrastructure
  • Installing, monitoring, and tuning Windows Server operating system software and virtual machine sub-system software to obtain Authorize to Operate (ATO) for new image build releases
  • Capturing and refining client requirements and ensuring the requirements are effectively integrated into products and information systems through design, development, and configuration
  • Employing best practices when implementing patch management/vulnerability management in the Server OS construct
  • Developing, implementing, and documenting formal configuration guides as needed
  • Providing security controls and maintaining necessary network/data separation
  • Conducting system security engineering activities (Windows Server)

What you’ll need:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI poly
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification:  Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA+, or CCNA Security.
  • Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years related experience
  • Experience performing engineering work associated with the design, development, maintenance, and testing of infrastructure for desktop application packaging and deployment technologies
  • Knowledge of cloud, networking, and enterprise architectures
  • Strong understanding of LAN/WAN/VLAN, TCP/IP, and/or UDP
  • Familiar with VMware ESXi and VSphere.
  • An ability to combine technical skills, creativity, and customer focus in delivering enterprise VDI solutions
  • Expertise in the Windows Server 2012, 2016, and/or 2019
  • Preferred certification(s):
    • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate- server 2019, 2016, 2012 (MCSA)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • 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.