Field Engineer/Linux Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Field Engineering
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Information Technology (IT)


REQ#: RQ166267
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Full-time professional experience working as a Field Engineer with strong Electronic/RF background that installs, maintains, and repairs electronic, mechanical, and/or Submarine/Shipboard sytems.

Preferred Carry on Equipment, Submarine installation experience.

Knowledge of TCP/IP and routing

Ability to evaluate software systems 

Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

Provides technical advice and guidance on RF Theorey, RF Spectrum, and wave propogation.

Troubleshoots a range of hardware and software problems and interconnectivity issues.

Performs a range of technical tasks and provides site support.

Provides advanced solutions to problems and guidance to less experienced field engineers.

Provides advanced training on different types of equipment and infrastructure maintenance.

Prepares and revises drawings for systems, parts or equipment from sketches or marked-up prints.

Provides advice and a range of onsite training for customer support personnel.

Works with Electrical/Mechanical engineers for stress/electrical/mechanical calculations 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, 5+ years of full-time hands-on experience in installation, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or testing of any one major shipboard system/equipment.

Security + and OS certification (Linux)

Active Top Secret Clearance required. 

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Security+, CE - Comptia Security+

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.