Information Security Systems Architect-TS/SCI- Tampa, FL or Fairfax, VA

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Tampa, Florida
Fairfax, Virginia

REQ#: RQ115910

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Information Security Systems Architect


Tampa, FL or Fairfax, VA

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast-paced team. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies system data, hardware, or software components required to meet user needs and collaborates with engineers or software developers to select appropriate security controls and mechanisms to ensure the compatibility of system components.
  • Works with appropriate parties to resolve discrepancies between proposed IT systems and enterprise quality and security standards.
  • Communicates with staff or clients to understand specific system requirements and security requirements.
  • Act as part of a team of geographically dispersed personnel to ensure cybersecurity inspections, tests, and reviews are coordinated and executed successfully.
  • Analyzes objectives, scope, issues, or organizational impact of information systems.
  • Assists and participate in the design and implementation of Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) activities.
  • Document design specifications, installation instructions, and other system related information as directed.
  • Establish functional or system standards to ensure security interoperability within the system requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints.
  • Evaluate current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, or usability.
  • Investigate system component suitability for specified purposes and make recommendations regarding component use.
  • Monitor system operation to detect potential problems.
  • Provide technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of systems.
  • Provide guidelines for implementing secure systems to customers or installation teams.
  • Verify stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture.
  • Research, tests, or verifies proper functioning of software patches and fixes.
  • Assist in the documentation of systems and network architecture within the organization.
  • Leads or participates as a member of a team to assess and recommend a migration strategy to new technologies.
  • Provides support to junior staff members.
  • Assist in the development, in conjunction with functional users, system alternative solutions.
  • Assist in the development of information system security requirements and plans in conjunction with engineering staff member for - wide or large-scale information systems.


Bachelor and Master’s degree in related field or a combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

15+ years of experience researching, designing, developing, and/or modifying enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software

Must possess a Secret clearance.

Must meet DoD 8570.01M requirements for IAM Level II (e.g. CASP CE, etc.)

In-depth understanding of the system development life cycle for implementing Enterprise level systems

Must have ITIL V3/V4 Foundation.

Additional Requirements

  • Experienced in supporting government leaders and other technical/business professionals.
  • Assists senior level technicians, specialists & managers.
  • Experience working on large-scale information technology projects
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web applications, cybersecurity and open-source technologies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work across organizations.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide.

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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

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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.