Senior HRIS Systems Architect

Clearance Level
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ71064

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Senior HRIS Systems Architect who will be responsible for providing business and technical architectural guidance to development teams, business groups, and customers for existing and new products & services.   The HRIS Solutions Architect will assist with developing adoption strategies, business concepts and technical capabilities that maximize customer value while differentiating GDIT from their competition in the marketplace.

A Day in the Life of a GDIT Sr. HRIS Systems Architect:

  • Supports business by shaping customer requirements, analyzing alternatives, providing recommendations, and developing appropriate technical and business solutions for implementation
  • Conducts analysis of alternatives on a variety of options to determine the best solutions to support overall business goals and objectives
  • Researches current and emerging technologies and process methodologies and proposing changes and tailoring where needed
  • Assesses the system and business process architectures currently in place and works with staff to recommend improvements
  • Ensures technical delivery teams provide efficient and effective system solutions to support business goals and objectives
  • Develops, enhances and maintains established service design procedures and processes by applying frameworks and methodologies
  • Prepares and presents technical presentations and analyst briefings
  • Provides updates to stakeholders in comparison to stakeholder objectives
  • Provides expert guidance and mentoring leadership to less-experienced colleagues
  • Responsible for defining a concept of operations and the procedures and tools required to enable delivery of products and services
  • Recognized as an industry leader or highly proficient in core HRIS technologies including experience with enterprise SaaS services and providers


  • Participate in planning activities to ensure awareness and representation of emerging technologies and capabilities
  • Support Project Manager(s) in defining project tasks, timeline, level of effort and priority
  • Engage in the external benchmarking activities and communicate with broader IT architecture teams related to align products or services with the general technology environment and strategies
  • Ensure IT solutions comply with technology and data standards and fit within the overall IT Enterprise architecture at GDIT
  • Enable application rationalization, and configuration simplification through identification of opportunities to leverage systems and investments across business areas and territories

Core Competencies:

  • A strong background in enterprise HCM including Workday and other HRIS application architectures and relevant industry trends and best practices. Experience with any combination of Workday modules including Data Analytics, Core HR, Compensation and Benefits, Payroll, Time and Labor, Recruiting, Talent Management, Learning Management, Performance Management, and Succession Planning.
  • Understanding of standard project methodologies regarding project initiation, current state analysis, future state design, implementation and project transition/close.
  • Experience with process design including: e.g. conducting design workshops and stakeholder requirements interviews.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, relationship management and negotiation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills including presentations.
  • Business partnership communication and engagement skills

In order to be considered:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with HRIS systems
  • 10+ years of relevant experience related to information systems, ideally HRIS applications and shared services models
  • Management experience
  • US citizenship is required
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.