Sr Systems Engineer

Springfield VA General Dynamics Information Technology

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Sr Systems Engineer at GDIT. Here, you'll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you'll make the end user's experience your priority and we'll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Sr Systems Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Sr Systems Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA .


This position supports the Geospatial Services & Solutions business area to provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions to the customer. As part of the GSS Team the Sr System Engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment.

The Sr Systems Engineer is an active participant in SAFe and Scrum development teams and meetings. The Sr System Engineer will be responsible for developing and deploying custom solutions to the customer's enterprise environment.

The Senior Systems Engineer designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. This includes the coordination of system development to include design, product/solution analysis, and integration to deliver a solution that meets current needs while maintaining flexibility for future changes.


  • Contributes to completion of specific engineering programs and projects
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology
  • Coaches, provide guidance, and unblocks less-experienced professionals in their tasks
  • Determine the functionality of an application and performs upgrades over time
  • Works with the team to plan future sprints, define stories and estimate efforts
  • Prepares and produces releases of software components
  • May serve as a team or task lead


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


5+ years of related software development experience

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other business-related field
  • Expert in Python language (or similar)
  • Strong experience building and working with container images (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Strong understanding of DevSecOps and software/application development processes
  • Experience deploying to RedHat Openshift Container Platform
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code (Helm/Terraform)
  • Experience with utilizing CI/CD tools like GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus
  • Experience with deploying to on prem/data center infrastructure
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence on a daily basis
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve technical problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a small team


  • Experience with ElasticSearch, GoLang
  • Experience with GraphDBs (Neo4j/RedisGraph)
  • Experience with Messaging Systems (NATS Jetstream/Pulsar)

Location: On Customer Site

US Citizenship Required

• 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
5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information
The likely salary range for this position is $101,566 – $131,584. 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.
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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.

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