Chief Infrastructure Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ137825

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Chief Infrastructure Engineer to join its Intelligence and Homeland Security (IHS) Group.  In this role the successful candidate will have overall awareness of the IT infrastructure of the government environments to include on-premises and hybrid-cloud.

The qualified candidate will perform the following tasks:

  • Design and configure cloud architecture

  • Configure cloud integration efforts and implement plans for hosting complex application workloads

  • Acts as technical liaison between operations teams, engineers and architects, providing critical operational insight to upcoming implementations and strategies, including validation of ongoing solutions supportability

  • Develop/maintain systems configurations and executes administration and operational duties on computer systems while maintaining data/information as required

  • Provide direct support in the troubleshooting, diagnosis, and resolution of hardware, software, and other network and system problems

  • Interfaces with DHS engineers/architects regarding architecture standards/guidelines/policies based on needs and anticipated technology advances

  • Experience aligning strategic business and technological goals with capabilities and services articulated through business processes and supported through technology solutions.

  • Assist with the monitoring and the development of system/network status and coordination of computer network access and use

  • Experienced with EA thought leadership and has expertise with common enterprise architecture frameworks, such as the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF)

  • Assist with the configuration of firewalls, routers, and switches to maximize network efficiency and security

  • Demonstrated experience performing technology evaluations to gauge relevancy, competency, and capability with regards to satisfying business goals and objectives

  • Acts as an advisor to executive management to set direction, collaborates with senior and line management to enact strategic plans, and provides leadership to tactical business and technology teams

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with stakeholders and business owners to provide guidance and recommendations on improving IT infrastructure  

  • Experience working within the federal government or serving federal government clients on Agile-based development contract

Required Qualifications:

Minimum 20+ years IT experience

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 4 certification 

Education: Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering, or a related field

Completion of one or more of the following certifications is a +:

  • SAFe/Agile 5.0 or 5.1
  • IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 4 certification 
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect
  • Comptia Security+, Cloud+

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.