System Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ119900

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a System Architect joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish systems information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large scale information systems.

  • Provide expert knowledge for the research, evaluation, and deployment of advanced cloud computing systems and large data analytics.

  • Provide expert knowledge for data integration and migration efforts, including mapping schemas and defining domain specific ontologies

  • Provide expert knowledge for the development of highly complex data technologies, algorithms, and applications.

  • Maintain current and advanced knowledge of progressive and advancing technology as assigned.

  • Ensure that the common operating system is compliant and provide daily supervision and direction to staff.

  • May consult with executives and customers to deliver complex cloud development solutions.


  • Knowledge of identity management tools.

  • Powershell scripting

  • GPO/Admin Design

  • Cloud (AZURE) rapidly mastering new applications and technology.


  • Experience designing architecture to include the software, hardware, and communication to support the total requirements and interfaces.

  • Engineering experience with Microsoft Active Directory to include: Granting privileged Access, Configuring Active Directory Services (ADDS), Group Policy, Objects, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), File Sharing services, Active roles Server (ARS).

  • Experience with visualization concepts, understands architecture and has an understanding of Rest API, JMS messaging services.   

  • Experience establishing system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large scale information systems.

  • Experience evaluating analytically and systemically problems of work flows, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action.

  • Experience providing Tier 2 or 3 support in an enterprise level, globally distributed environment. 

  • Experience creating quality Detailed Design documents, Test Plans, Implementation Plans and Standard Operating Procedures..

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • IAT-II (DOD 8570) Certification Required; Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED. **

  • Required Education & Experience: High School/GED (+12) years of relevant experience. AD (+10) years of relevant experience. BA/BD (+6) years of relevant experience. Master's degree (+4) years of relevant experience, or PHD (+2) years of relevant experience.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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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.