Desktop Client Engineer - Security - SCCM - Public Trust - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States

This is a full-time position for a Desktop Client Engineer located at the customer site (no telework) to perform three areas of responsibilities:

  1. (Primary) Identify, mitigate and patch workstations, applications and network vulnerabilities using approved systems and tools;
  2. (Secondary) Create and maintain Windows 7/10 workstation images and application software packages;
  3. (Tertiary) Provide operations and maintenance support of Microsoft System Center Configuration Management 2007 and 2012 including troubleshooting errors/issues, patching, and updates.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Provide vulnerability management for the IT systems environment (network, desktop, telecom, COTS and 3rd party software).
  • Using environmental scan reports, pro-actively identify the severity of the vulnerability as well as the items affected in accordance with the Vulnerability Management Policy.
  • Document and complete the assessment, actionable items, remediation, and reconciliation items for each identified vulnerability in a project ticket within required time frames.
  • Review Microsoft Security TechCenter, National Vulnerability Database (NVD), Common Vulnerabilities Exposures (CVE) and other applicable sources to provide Vulnerability Assessment.
  • Open related tasks or deployments and oversee the change requests, including owning the presentation for the internal Change Control Board.
  • Provide active support for Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities for IT systems, to include: management, mitigation, testing, and patching.
  • Communicate with systems owners regarding actions needed to remediate vulnerability.


  • Experienced in troubleshooting and maintaining SCCM 2007 and 2012
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory
  • Maintaining desktop/laptop Windows 7 and Windows 10 images and deployment using SCCM
  • Working knowledge of Group Policy Management
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Server 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2
  • Understanding of registry keys
  • Working Knowledge of System Configuration Center Management 2007 and 2012.
  • Utilizing SCCM and WSUS for Microsoft security patches, hotfixes
  • Utilizing Wise Package Studio (or similar) and SCCM for UAT validation and deployment of upgrade /security updates /hotfixes to applications


  • Microsoft SQL Server, Linux, SSL, VMWare, SSH


Required Education/Experience: 8 Years with bachelor’s degree or without degree 10 or more years of experience related to position.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.


Required Education/Experience: 8 Years with bachelor’s degree or without degree 10 or more years of experience related to position.