VDI Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Analysis
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ116941

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is preparing to win the DISA’s Defense Enclave Services (DES) program supporting the National Defense Strategy for Information Technology (IT) Reform. The program is a 10 Year Single Vendor ~$12B IDIQ that will provide Common Use IT as a Single Service Provider (SSP) to twenty-two (22) 4th Estate agencies while migrating and sustaining 370,000+ users at 500+ global locations. GDIT will provide DES all-required transition, infrastructure, network operations and management, engineering and innovation, cybersecurity, and technical refresh support to consolidate all of the agencies under one operational environment. The network will consist of Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet) and Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) domains and will use the DISA DoDNet as the technical baseline for standardization between agencies upon transition.


  • 5+ or more years of progressive experience in a VDI systems engineering, or similar, role capturing requirements, designing, engineering, implementing, securing, and operating and maintaining enterprise-level VDI solutions for a globally dispersed IT enterprise.
  • 5+ or more years of experience designing, engineering, implementing, and maintaining solutions in secure processing environments which must adhere to U.S. Government Information
  • Assurance and Security standards such as the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • 3+ or more years of proven hands-on experience performing O&M of VDI solutions that are using the Citrix XenDesktop 7 suite and Citrix NetScaler 11, or newer, to provide enterprise-level virtual desktop and application offerings.
  • Demonstrated experience with utilizing, supporting, and maintaining Windows Server 2012 R2 and/or Windows Server 2016 operating system (OS) as a VDI server platform and Windows 7 and/or
  • Windows 10 OS as a desktop platform in a VDI environment as part of an all-encompassing VDI solution.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting application virtualization through an assortment of technologies including Citrix XenApp, AppLayering, and/or Enterprise Layer Manager (ELM).
  • Demonstrated experience monitoring and assessing virtualization and storage infrastructure systems and solutions proactively for performance degradation and tuning and optimization opportunities
  • BA/BS , 8+ years of experience
  • Secret Clearance


Configure and operate the virtual endpoint infrastructure supporting DAFA VDI systems. Install and support OS releases and upgrades/configuration changes to supported systems and enforce compliance with applicable DISA, DoD, and Government security policies. 


  • DoD 8570 IAT II - one of the following IA certifications: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP,GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP
  • Compute Environment Certification In addition to the baseline IA certification requirement for their level listed above the DoD 8570.1 mandate states IATs with privileged access must obtain appropriate Computing Environment (CE) certifications for the operating system(s) and/or security related tools/devices they support as required by their employing organization. (e. g. Microsoft certifications for Microsoft systems support technicians, Cisco certifications for Cisco technicians, Linux Certifications for Linux technicians or the specific system the IAT is spending most of his or her time supporting) ​

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.

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