Systems Engineer Advisor, (TS/SCI clearance required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Active Directory (AD)

Directory Services

Process Flow

ServiceNow Platform

REQ#: RQ147020
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our team to support client activities in Newington, VA


  • Experience developing on the ServiceNow platform including the creation and/or customization of the core applications such as Incident, Problem, Change, Service Request, Service Catalog, Asset Management, Knowledge Management, etc.

  • Responsible for supporting the design, development, and continuous improvement of enterprise Service Management solutions in ServiceNow.

  • Collaborate with the existing external ServiceNow team following industry standards with day to day activities and development projects.

  • Strong knowledge of the ServiceNow data model and relationships

  • Proficient in ServiceNow development of workflows, custom web services, custom notifications, assessments, custom app

  • Experience administering a ServiceNow instance including the delegation of groups, modification of CMS, workflows, business rules, UI pages, UI actions, UI policies, ACLs, catalog items and updates of all other existing solutions requiring revision

  • Create, maintain and enhance Dashboards and reporting, including scheduled reports

  • Create and maintain Forms, Reports, Views, Workflows, Groups and Roles

  • Coordinate application and platform upgrades

  • Assist with creation and cataloging of business process flows

  • Work with the ServiceNow development team to propose solutions based business needs and strategies

  • Perform the necessary tasks to design and configure ServiceNow functions to meet operational needs

  • Ability to provide ServiceNow customization and configuration including but not limited to: scripting, workflow administration, report setup, module customization, data imports and third-party software integration.

  • Contributes to completion of major engineering programs and projects

  • Develops solutions to a variety of highly complex engineering problems

  • Oversees highly complex infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools

  • Performs highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education/experience and 8+ years of directly related experience in system administration, engineering and analysis.   

  • Desired Programming Languages: Powershell; C++; JavaScript.

  • ServiceNow Experience should include scripting in ServiceNow, tool configuration, design work, technical configuration and deployment.

  • Specifically, candidates shall possess the skill to develop on the ServiceNow platform including the creation and/or customization of the core applications such as Incident, Problem, Change and Service Catalog

  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED. 

  • Preferred ​ITIL v3 Certification 

  • Current TS/SCI clearance required​


  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Cutting-edge technology and the ability to make a real impact on the world around you.

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.