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Junior Windows Engineer/Administrator

Company: GDIT
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering

Job Description:

GDIT has an opportunity for a growth oriented and execution-focused professional to help drive our Department of Homeland Security business area serving various DHS agencies.


We are looking for a talented Windows Engineer and administrator to join our Hosting Services team on an IT operations project supporting DHS USCIS. The candidate will provide engineering support for large enterprise windows environment. Candidate will be responsible for engineering, deploying virtualized windows environment supporting web servers, database servers, domain controllers etc., on premise and in the cloud.

This position works under the general guidance of the Hosting Services Task Lead and Senior Engineers, in a Agile. DevSecOps fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.


  • Design, develop, and deploy windows servers hosted in a virtualized environment.
  • Support high available web applications hosted on windows servers
  • Support and develop deployment packages in PowerShell
  • Support SCCM/SCOM. Support & Migrate windows workloads from on-premise to cloud
  • Supporting Domain Services
  • Support and develop high available windows clusters supporting SQL Servers databases and web applications
    • Work with program and technical staff in all aspects of daily work.
    • Fully engaged in the implementation of a DevOps practices for supporting IT
    • Monitor and support the operational availability of all the systems hosted on the infrastructure
    • Work with Lead engineer and management in building windows infrastructure supporting COOP & DR plans as needed
    • Support information assurance process in a technical role by complying with technical controls, technical checklists etc.

      Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills
      • 3+ years of analysis related to design, development, and integration of hardware and software to support large scale Windows environments with virtualization
      • 2+ years of experience in Windows Server Engineering & Administration, Windows 2019 Server Experience
      • 3+ years' experience testing large-scale Windows environments.
      • 2+ Years experience performing a variety of engineering and operational related assignments associated in Windows Physical and virtualization software environments such as VMware's vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V on a set of enterprise-level IT systems.
      • 3 + years' experience writing scripts with a scripting language such as PowerShell, with knowledge of ANSIBLE, and Middleware ( Oracle Application Server, IIS, Apache)
      • Some experience in AWS, AZURE, Google Cloud Services, and other Cloud environments
      • Familiarity with Agile, DevOps practices and ITIL processes

        Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills
        • US Citizen with DHS Public Trust suitability clearance/EOD
        • Experience with any DHS agencies or entities
        • Experience using ServiceNow in a Tier 1 - 4 support support environment

          • Candidate must be an US citizen, and able to obtain DHS Public Trust clearance and USCIS EOD to start work


            To succeed as a candidate and within this role, you will need to:
            • Demonstrate proven experience (with tangible outcomes and results), a can-do attitude, an ability to influence internal and external customers, and a leadership and communication style required to lead a diverse and dispersed team.
            • Embrace and embody GDIT's of Commitment, Impact, Integrity, Imagination, and Agility.

              The position is based in GDIT's Falls Church, Virginia headquarters, with expected travel to current program locations and new business opportunities across the country.Travel is primarily local travel in the DC metro area for the current portfolio but could potentially expand to both national and overseas locations as the portfolio grows.

              Contributes to completion of milestones associated with specific engineering projects.

              Scheduled Weekly Hours:

              Travel Required:
              Less than 10%

              Telecommuting Options:
              Some Telecommuting Allowed

              Work Location:
              USA VA Herndon - 13857 Mclearen Road (VAS091)

              Additional Work Locations:
              USA MS Stennis Space Center - 1103 Stennis Space Center - (MSS004)

              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. Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, maintain, maintenance, network, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, technician

Keywords: GDIT, Germantown , Junior Windows Engineer/Administrator, Other , Herndon, Maryland

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