Principal Systems Architect - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ133836

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

Visionary who will create and execute a long-term technology vision and forward-thinking capability developments across all dimensions of the agency.

Oversee all technology and technological resources, establish the technology vision, strategies, and growth plans.

Lead the ideation and development of innovative and differentiating technical and engineering solutions that support the agency’s strategy.   

Set strategy and make executive technology decisions that align the agency with its vision and technological needs.

Develop objectives and strategies for the implementation of innovative solutions while optimizing existing systems, applications, and information.

Leading teams in identifying, comparing, selecting, and implementing technology solutions and partnerships to meet current and future needs.

Designing and leading the implementation of agency strategy for technology while ensuring the implementation and enforcement of technology standards across the agency.

Required Skills

MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technology field.  Experience may be substituted for education.

Position requires minimum 15 years of experience.

Prior technical roles supporting organizations and/or programs of similar complexity and scope.


PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Candidate will be required to acquire DoD Instruction 8570 Level II Certification within 6 months of assignment. 


Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility


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.