Perimeter and Access Control Design Engineer - Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Engineering
Alexandria, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Design Controls

Security System

System Improvements

Systems Documentation

Test Planning

REQ#: RQ144253
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description
  • Responsibilities
    • Identify and evaluate next generation technical security systems. 
    • Design and development of security technologies. 
    • Develop system documentation to include technical requirements, evaluation reports, test plans, deployment instructions, and technical bulletins. 
    • Evaluate, analyze, and maintain technical security systems. 
    • Perform annual system document reviews. 
    • Provide Tier 3 operational incident and problem resolution support. 
    • Collaborate with vendors on new products and existing system improvements. 

  • Preferred areas of expertise and technologies 
    • Automated Key Control Systems  
    • Access Denial Systems  
    • Vehicle Barrier Controllers  
    • Walkthrough Metal Detectors  
    • X-Ray Systems 


  • Qualifications 
    • Interim Secret/Secret clearance or the ability to obtain one 
    • International travel is required (1-2 trips a year) 
    • Bachelor’s degree and 5 + years of related technical security experience or the equivalent combination of education/training and/or experience.
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification - Security+ CE, ISC2 SSCP desired. 
    • User level proficiency of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD/Visio) preferred.

  • General Expectations of the role 
    • Dependable and takes initiative 
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. 
    • Ability to read, edit, and interpret circuit diagrams and low-voltage electrical schematics. 
    • Familiar with the use and operation of a digital voltage meter for point-to-point system testing. 
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and support systems throughout the system lifecycle. 

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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.