Windows Server Operating Systems (OS) Engineer – TS/SCI

General Dynamics Information Technology

Req ID: RQ178339

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret SCI Polygraph

Job Family: Systems Engineering


Microsoft Server Operating Systems,Microsoft Windows Server,Operating Systems (OS)


CompTIA – Security – CompTIA


8 years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Windows Server OS Engineer joining our team to support Government activities in Washington, D.C., Sterling, V.A., or Annapolis Junction, M.D.

At GDIT, we foster a people-focused and customer-centric environment in delivering Server & Compute Platform Engineering Services. As a Windows Server OS Engineer supporting the Government, you will be trusted to plan, test, improve, install, integrate, deploy, maintain, etc. new and upgraded operating system versions of relevant systems and tools.

In this role, a typical day will include:

Ensuring essential services are installed on supported OS versions and keeping the versions of the services up to date

Performing research, analysis, and design for all Windows Server computing systems and the network infrastructure

Installing, monitoring, and tuning Windows Server operating system software and virtual machine sub-system software to obtain Authorize to Operate (ATO) for new image build releases

Capturing and refining client requirements and ensuring the requirements are effectively integrated into products and information systems through design, development, and configuration

Employing best practices when implementing patch management/vulnerability management in the Server OS construct

Developing, implementing, and documenting formal configuration guides as needed

Providing security controls and maintaining necessary network/data separation

Conducting system security engineering activities (Windows Server)

What you’ll need:

Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI poly

DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification: Security CE, CND, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CySA, or CCNA Security.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Minimum of 8 years related experience

Experience performing engineering work associated with the design, development, maintenance, and testing of infrastructure for desktop application packaging and deployment technologies

Knowledge of cloud, networking, and enterprise architectures

Strong understanding of LAN/WAN/VLAN, TCP/IP, and/or UDP

Familiar with VMware ESXi and VSphere.

An ability to combine technical skills, creativity, and customer focus in delivering enterprise VDI solutions

Expertise in the Windows Server 2012, 2016, and/or 2019

Preferred certification(s):

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate- server 2019, 2016, 2012 (MCSA)

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)


Full-flex work week

401K with company match

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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The likely salary range for this position is $144,500 – $195,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match.To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available.We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

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.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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.

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