AWS Application Architect

Clearance Level
Software Development
Washington, District of Columbia
Falls Church, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


AWS Architecture

Low Code Application Development

Web Application Servers

REQ#: RQ175830
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as an AWS Application Architect with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most while you build valuable skills that will help you in your career. 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 an AWS Application Architect supporting the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Security and Hazardous Materials (ASH) in the Washington DC you will apply the latest technologies to help advance the FAA ASH mission. Your work as a Software Architect will help our clients overcome evolving demands and missions. Own the opportunity to build your skills and accelerate digital modernization for our clients as you accelerate your career.


  • Gathers customer technical and functional application requirements, including software engineering and gap analyses.

  • Collaborates with division managers and system owners to ensure full understanding of system/application architecture and functional requirements.

  • Creates and maintains programmatic and technical documentation to ensure efficient planning and execution.

  • Provides technical guidance to software engineering team and collaborates with Systems Engineering team in overcoming technical obstacles.

  • Plans for capacity management/demand management, migration planning and execution, and web application consolidation.

  • Develops service-oriented architecture designs as needed.



  • Education: BA/BS in Technical, Engineering or Management field. Master’s degree can be substituted as 4 years of experience.

  • Experience: 20+ years of technical experience, of which includes at least five years of specialized experience as a software architect in the technologies outlined below.

  • Technical skills:  Must have demonstrated significant experience in development of web applications with ASP.Net, Cloud technologies or low code tools (such as Appian). 5+ years of AWS architecture experience is required.

  • Desired Certification(s): MCAD (Microsoft Certified Application Developer) or equivalent certification such as the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer / MCPD and / or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), and AWS  Cloud Architecture Certifications are highly desired.

  • Security clearance level: FAA Specific Clearance (Comparable to Public Trust).

  • Skills and abilities: Good communication, problem solving, ability to be self-guided and work independently.

  • Location: Onsite at the FAA in Washington DC or in suburban northern Virginia or Maryland at a GDIT location.

● 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

20 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $177,650 - $240,350. 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.
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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.