Virtual Desktop Integration Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Doral, Florida

REQ#: RQ96891

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics is seeking Virtual Desktop Integrator SME to help support IT Enterprise of our SOUTHCOM customer. Chosen individual will be supporting a program called SCITES, awarded to GDIT in fall of 2020 and is a 7 year contract. We are building and supporting the first Network Operations Service Center SOUTHCOM has had, so this is a very exciting time for this program.

For those individuals that have sought a chance to live in the warm weather year around you have your chance with this opportunity!

Please view the position description below and if this sounds like you, please apply!

The VDI Engineer duties include responsibilities such as:

  • Develops advanced technical solutions for the management of software, hardware, configurations, and architectures. Provides interpretation to systems matters that are highly complex in nature.

  • Provides troubleshooting support for system hardware and software issues that are highly difficult in scope.

  • Develops training materials for end user training on the proper use of hardware and software.

  • Develops implementation plans for basic software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

  • Advises less experienced personnel on the monitoring and tuning of systems to achieve optimum performance levels.

  • Advises less experienced personnel on workstation/server data integrity matters and the implementation of standard software and hardware solutions.

  • Leads complex data/media recoverability following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

  • Use advanced techniques in hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

  • Helps to develop performance and security plan for computer systems that meet the needs of network users. Provides guidance to less experienced personnel.

  • Recognized subject matter expert in job area typically through advanced education and work experience. Establishes operational plans. Manages large projects which will have medium to large impact on the company. Problems faced are difficult and often complex. Work performed is critical to the organization.

  • Uses advanced knowledge in evaluating and assessing existing network systems and planning long-term strategies.

  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager role)


  • 15+ years of Desktop Integration/Management experience

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • Secret Security Clearance (must be willing and capable of being able to obtain a TS/SCI)

  • Full 8570 compliance: Meaning must have both an IAT level II compliant certification (e.g., Sec+, CySA+, SSCP, etc.) AND a current Microsoft or Linux or Redhat or VMWare related certification.

  • This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, or the start date, if after December 8th.


  • Willing to work shifts is desirable.

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.

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.