Systems Architect (Multiple Locations)

Clearance Level
Systems Analysis
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ112573

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT’s Military Health IT Team is HIRING a Systems Architect to support GDIT’s Military Health Division.  As a Systems Architect at GDIT you will be the essential link between our customers and engineering teams to define concept of operations, architectures, and requirements for our ground-based systems. You will work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors, demonstrate good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions, understand and speak to all aspects of the software development life cycle (requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation). You will have the opportunity to integrate relationships between business units and information systems to ensure success in meeting customer goals and objectives while supporting the needs of the customer. If you enjoy collaborating with others in a fast-paced environment, you will find this role to be both rewarding and challenging.


  • Applies a business-wide set of disciplines for the planning, analysis, design and construction of Health IT information systems on a business-wide basis or across a major sector of the business
  • Collects information by engaging in dialogue with stakeholders, documents and applies findings to system design and implementation
  • Performs business strategic systems planning, information planning, business and analysis
  • Orchestrate the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of applications that support day-to-day operations.
  • Architects, design, and develop Enterprise solutions, which includes Linux-based OS, PitBull, web, Database, Client Applications and secure Enterprise Networks products and services.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex business/customer problems.
  • Work with product and engineering teams to understand the tradeoffs of potential solutions and how they fit into product roadmaps.
  • Plan, develop, and implement large scale projects from conception to completion.
  • Develop and architect lifecycle of projects working on different technologies and platforms.
  • Interface with clients and gather business requirements and objectives. Translate business requirements/objectives into technical applications and solutions.
  • Solutions are backed by in-depth analysis of data, industry case studies, academic research, and/or best practices for utilizing 3rd-party tools.
  • Understand and evaluate complex data models.
  • Provide consultation to product/engineering teams and stakeholders on business processes and existing system functionality in order to ensure technical and business aspects of solutions are aligned to the proposed value.
  • Design, develop and implement integration processes.
  • Provide solutions to improvise performance and scalability of systems.
  • Utilizes industry best practices for root cause analysis of Enterprise architecture, design, or configuration failures related to Cyber security.
  • Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Exercise creative and innovative thinking to advance business performance and mature our Enterprise with best practices
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs/requirements
  • Follow industry trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices
  • Work with Vendors as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field, and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a master’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; DevSecOps experience preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience working with Mirth Connect and RabbitMQ
  • 2+ years’ experience working an EHR environment or in a Military Health environment
  • Substantial use, understanding and tailoring of systems engineering concepts, principles and theories
  • Substantial proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Ability to recognize various architectural patterns, apply them appropriately, understand strengths/weaknesses within those architectures and develop architectural variations as necessary
  • Well versed in IT government security accreditation standards
  • Strong ability to elicit requirements from both business and technical stakeholders.
  • Strong background in designing secure Enterprise networks and service structures.
  • Strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills
  • Detailed and very strong knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a NACLC (T3)


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

The likely salary range for this position is $67,683 - $113,048, 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. 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.