F-35 Systems Architect

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia
Fort Worth, Texas

REQ#: RQ97896

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Do you hold an active US government security clearance? Are you interested in work that gives you the opportunity to use your skills to solve complex problems?  Would you like to join a team that encourages ingenuity and is mission driven?  Would you like to join an organization that makes a difference for our warfighters and our citizens?


GDIT was awarded the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 IT program support contract.  We are providing knowledge-based, information assurance and cybersecurity IT services to the F-35 JSF Virtual Enterprise (JVE) network in support of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO). Our services include program management, enterprise performance management, enterprise architecture, implementation of emerging capabilities and requirements, life cycle management, operations & maintenance, enterprise data management, service desk support and IT training. 


We are building a team of dedicated professionals and are currently seeking an Enterprise Architect - With expertise with the Autonomic Logistics Information System / Operational Data Integrated Network (ALIS/ODIN) Systems

Provides high-level architectural expertise to managers and technical staff. Develops architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines. Develops strategy of system and the design infrastructure necessary to support that strategy. Advises on selection of technological purchases with regards to processing, data storage, data access, and applications development. Sets standards for the client/server relational database structure for the organization (SQL, ORACLE, SYBASE, etc.). Advises of feasibility of potential future projects to management. Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks.  Working knowledge of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).  Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning, including analysis of capacity needs for network infrastructures.  May also design network and computer security measures.  May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.

Minimum Education Required:

  • MS or MA degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a Related Technical Discipline
  • ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION:  A BS or BA degree and an additional four (4) years of experience can be substituted for an MS or MA degree

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 15+ years of recent enterprise architect experience.
  • Three (3) years of the foregoing total experience shall have been as a team leader or supervisor. 
  • Experience planning, defining, and implementing architectures to support business and engineering applications and data with a focus on data access in useful formats, adapting to changing business needs, accurate and consistent data, organizational data sharing, and maintaining affordable costs.
  • Experience employing systems engineering methods and tools in the development of advanced complex IT systems.
  • Experience with software involving Military Vehicle Weapons Systems is required
  • Systems Advancement and Maintenance experience is required
  • IAM Level III baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program.
  • Advanced level industry certification from one of the following: Cisco, Microsoft, AWS, VMWare, NetApp, Oracle, CompTIA or relevant technology.

Security Clearance: Secret clearance based upon a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or SSBI-Periodic Review (PR) completed within the past five years.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.