DevOps Engineer SME

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Data Analysis Tools

Data Visualization Tools

Process Automations

System Improvements

Systems Integration

REQ#: RQ144791
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

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Expert you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Syubject Matter Expert joining our team to **DESCRIBE HOW THE ROLE WILL HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE CLIENT’S MISSION.**

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide the bridge between Mission end users of the systems to be delivered and those who are architecting engineering and/or developing the system.
  • Support the development, review, and analysis of Mission CONOPs, requirements, scenarios and use cases that accurately reflect end users’ needs.
  • Design implement and document IT workflow
  • Maintain cognizance of all operational requirements, ensuring that the spirit of the requirements is preserved across programmatic and acquisition activities.
  • Develop requirements and key performance indicators (KPIs) from projects inception to its conclusion for a particular IT subject matter area.
  • Assist project members with analysis, evaluation and preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimizations, development, and maintenance efforts.
  • Develop scripts and code to automate IT processes
  • Develop automation processes and system monitoring capabilities
  • Develop continuous improvement processes for agile implementation  
  • Work with ticketing system to optimize and automate workflow


  • Extensive knowledge of scripting languages such as Powershell, Bash, Python and technical writing skills
  • Specific knowledge of performance and health monitoring
  • In-depth understanding of IT infrastructure to include VDI, OS, Networking, application delivery, data management, security, and authentication services
  • Familiarity with data model design and implementation
  • Knowledge of API integration methodologies for multi-system integration
  • Experience with data visualization tools and data analytics tools like Elasticsearch


  • Experience articulating/white board ides to all levels of management
  • Experience providing lifecycle sustainment support and information management transformation
  • Experience assisting in the development, organization, and articulation of Mission expectation to support test planning and operational evaluation activities.
  • Experience maintaining cognizance of all operational requirements, ensuring that the spirit of the requirements is preserved across programmatic and acquisition activities
  • Must have one of the following DoD approved certifications to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED
  • Required Education & Experience: High School/GED (+20) years of relevant experience. AD (+15) years of relevant experience. BA/BD (+10) years of relevant experience. Master's degree (+5) years of relevant experience, or PHD (+3) years of relevant experience

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 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

20 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


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.