Lead Information Technology (IT) Solutions Architect

Clearance Level
Solutions Architect
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Technology (IT) Solutions

Information Technology (IT) Systems

IT Technologies

Solution Architecture

REQ#: RQ166020
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Job Description

Solutions Architect

Lead IT Solutions Architect: Conduct assessment, analysis, and solution development (as defined in Section C.5.3 including LOM and related supporting documents (e.g., solution diagrams and implementation timelines). The Lead IT Solutions Architect will coordinate and execute requirement gathering and engineer solutions based upon best practices. The Lead IT Solutions Architect will ensure compliance with all pertinent Army policies, ensure compliance with all pertinent Cybersecurity requirements, and establish compliant IT system integrations. The Lead IT Solutions Architect will lead engagements with Government and external organizations (e.g., OEMs and distributors). The Lead IT Solutions Architect will maintain current knowledge of rapidly changing IT technology, always be on the lookout for new technologies, and provide innovative concepts to evolve current processes. The Lead IT Solutions Architect will provide critical insight and guidance to standardize the IT modernization effort for all sites and provide direction on the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.

Required qualifications:

  • Ten years of experience within the last fifteen years as a Network Engineer in a production environment.
  • Five years of experience within the last seven years in DoD Network Design and IT modernization.
  • Possess a current Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Juniper Networks Certified Expert Lab Exams (JNCIE), or equivalent OEM certification.
  • Possess an active DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Five years of experience in the last seven years delivering a SDN project of similar scope and complexity.
  • Possess a current IAT Level III Certification.
  • Two years of experience working with commercial internet services providers.
  • May be based in any U.S. location including Hawaii, and available during “core hours” Hawaii Standard Time (HST). Core hours are defined as 8:00AM - 4:00PM HST.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience in designing cloud-based solutions.

GDIT Desired

  • Effective oral and communication skills and ability to present and engage at a Government and Contract leadership level.


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home.
  • 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

15 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.