TSS Cyber Architect

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Remote, Based in USA
Bossier City, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ102495

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do. 

GDIT Technology Shared Services (TSS) is your place! You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Architect supporting various customers, you will be trusted to work on supporting a team of professionals responsible for the review, development, and architecture of cyber engineering architecture services. The individual will provide direction for activities required to deliver secure solutions that support our customers. This role will be worked remotely.

In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:

Business Management:

  • Consults with consumers to assess and anticipate current and future requirements and develops a long-term action plan
  • Collaborates broadly to support internal and external customer business development activities to include request for information (RFI), request for proposals (RFP), customer visits, notional scheduling, and rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates
  • Supports the business by developing technical and business cyber solutions
  • Partners with stakeholders to continually optimize the governance and decision-making processes

Technology Management:

  • Participates in leading industry forums to represent TSS business interests and supports development of customer-centric business solutions
  • Keeps abreast with evolving threats/risks, industry trends and works to implement best practices in the organization
  • Coordinates with applicable stakeholders to align roadmaps, avoid duplication, and identify inter-dependencies
  • Strong knowledge of commercial products/solutions, especially COTS cyber application products.

Required qualifications:

  • Over ten years of experience in cyber security and IT services
  • Ability to achieve up to a DOD Top Secret Clearance, and program specific clearances
  • Experience in IT service delivery via KPIs, strategic planning, architecting new deployments, and recommending architectural changes to align with program requirements
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating security risk of applications, systems, and networks
  • Demonstrated experience supporting the development, writing, and maintenance of Security plans for complex environments and applications
  • Demonstrated experience engineering security solutions for large complex IT development effort involving both software and hardware
  • Demonstrated experience navigating through a customer’s A&A process
  • Demonstrated experience engineering and securing both on prem and cloud-based solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with customer information security process and polices
  • An ability to motivate a team of staff supporting the organization’s goals
  • An ability to cultivate and build collaborative working relationships with a broad range of enterprise and GDIT customer/program stakeholders
  • An understanding of and appreciation for Technology Shared Services organizational mission, values, and goals and consistent application of this knowledge
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one
  • An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in an easily understood, authoritative, and actionable manner
  • A working knowledge of the following areas of technical expertise: cyber operations, cyber engineering, cyber intelligence, ITIL and IT Service Management, organizational change management, and IT financial management
  • Lending expertise and institutional knowledge to less experienced engineers to improve the overall technical excellence of the team
  • Proficiency with SIEM, Vulnerability Management, End Point Protection, and other security tools


Preferred qualifications

  • Industry specific certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA and/or CRISC are a plus
  • Vendor specific certifications such as AWS Architect, Splunk Architect, etc. are a plus


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Opportunity Owned

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $115,329 - $192,600, 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.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.