Software Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Software Development
Springfield, Virginia
St Louis, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Object Oriented Architecture

Software Development

Web APIs

REQ#: RQ146066
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

Transform technology into opportunity as a Software Architect with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you'll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software Architect you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TS/SCI Cleared Software Architect joining our team to support our intelligence customer our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.


Job Summary:

Designs, develops, evaluates, plans software programs and applications

Job Duties:

  • Works as a member of an agile scrum team and participates in regular agile ceremonies applying scrum methodologies – daily stand up, planning, sprint reviews, demos, retrospectives.
  • Utilizes a modern DevSecOps approach in in the building and architecture of software applications
  • Researches, designs, develops, and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software
  • Designs, develops, codes, tests and debugs highly complex new software products or makes significant enhancements to existing software.
  • Develops and applies advanced methods, theories, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems.
  • Resolves highly complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations.
  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
  • Factors emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation.
  • Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
  • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
  • Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to program management and/or customer personnel.
  • Serves as a customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software developers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Will serves as a technical team or task lead.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.




  • TS/SCI Clearance with CI Polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline or a Bachelor's Degree with an additional 2 years' work experience in a Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience with Indexing/Search Technologies and web-based, object-oriented, data management, and scripting languages, such as BASH, CSS, DOS_BATCH, HTML, Java, JavaScript, PHP, PYTHON, SQL, XML.
  • Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience working with and building APIs and web services on programs in DOD or government space
  • Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated software development experience utilizing SAFe or similar agile methodologies.
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated software development experience working with Open Source search technologies and at least 2 years of demonstrated software development experience working with COTS search technologies.


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline. At least 5 years of demonstrated software development experience with Apache SOLR and Micro Focus

Location: Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO

US Citizenship is Required

● 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



U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.