Systems Architect, TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Herndon, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Server Configurations

REQ#: RQ164460
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Own the opportunity as a Systems Architect and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a Systems Architect at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Architect supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.


  • SME-level experience deploying and managing systems in AWS
  • Designs systems architecture for new or existing computer system
  • Creates, plans, and configures highly complex engineering systems for optimal operations
  • Creates and engineers highly advanced systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end
  • Designs and engineers highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Creates and designs highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Performs continual maintenance and creates highly ingenious solutions for security, backup, and redundancy problems
  • Provides critical insight and guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes


  • Education: BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • Required Experience: 11+ years of relevant experience
  • Required Technical Skills:
  • Experience with automated cloud provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Packer)
  • Experience with automated server configuration management tools (e.g. Puppet)
  • Experience with Hashicorp Suite of Tools; Experience with Linux server configuration using shell scripts; Experience with CI/CD management tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Desired Technical Skills: Object oriented software development with modern development languages (e.g. Python, Java); Full stack java development experience
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Location: Customer Site - Dulles Area




    • 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

    10 + years of related experience

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


    Travel Required

    Less than 10%


    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.