Systems Engineer (Hybrid Cloud Lab Manager)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Linux Environments

Red Hat Openstack Platform Administration


REQ#: RQ148138
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Systems Engineer (Hybrid Cloud Lab Manager) at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer (Hybrid Cloud Lab Manager) you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TS/SCI cleared Systems Engineer (Hybrid Cloud Lab Manager) joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.


Position Description

This position supports the program's Geospatial Services & Solutions) team to provide quality cost effective solutions to the client. As part of the team the Hybrid Cloud Lab Engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise hybrid cloud lab environment.

The Hybrid Cloud Lab Engineer will be responsible for the engineering and execution of all Datacenter and Cloud Lab environments and ensuring connectivity between the environments to meet the business area's strategic objectives. The Lab Engineer will work closely with a variety of stakeholders to provide internal services to GSS teams, such as architects, engineers, and developers.


  • Work closely with management and architects to align the lab's architecture to strategic and tactical goals
  • Be an engineer for major initiatives, changes and deployments, and handle the diagnosis of complex issues within the virtual environment
  • Responsible for operating and maintaining network configurations and virtualization environments
  • Responsible for managing and coordinating the installation and maintenance of all physical infrastructure
  • Ensure appropriate security and hardening measures are in place for development and test environments
  • Responsible for organizing and maintaining all lab cloud environments and assist in controlling cost in cloud accounts
  • Coordinate with other services lanes (Storage Team, Database Team, etc.) for larger lab deployments
  • Write and maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations using Visio, GitLab, and SharePoint



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


5+ years of related systems engineering experience

Required Skills:

  • Experience managing and maintaining a sophisticated virtualized environment that includes multiple operating systems and various networking equipment
  • Experience with virtualization and platform technologies (VMWare ESXi, OpenShift, etc.)
  • Experience integrating, troubleshooting, and automating systems in a Windows and Linux/Unix environment
  • Knowledge of network technologies, common infrastructure components, load balancers, firewalls, virtual and physical infrastructure design
  • Must be hands-on and able to work independently to design and build out new systems, including a willingness to learn and implement with new technologies
  • Strong organizational and configuration management skills to maintain inventory and architectural documentation
  • Must have ability to obtain TS/SCI Security Clearance


  • Experience with public clouds such as AWS, Azure, Google, etc.
  • Experience building Amazon EC2 instances integrating with other AWS services
  • Experience with or working knowledge of on-premise Storage Subsystems (EMC, NetApp, etc)
  • Experience with Automation Tools (Salt, Chef, etc.)
  • Experience with DevOps Tools (GitLab, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Experience with Python scripting

Location: Springfield, VA

US Citizenship Required


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



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.