M365 Systems Architect

Clearance Level
Business Process Analysis
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Cloud Administration

Microsoft Azure

Office 365

REQ#: RQ141952
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a M365 Systems Architect to help support our Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract.

As a M365 Systems Architect, you will support major architecture changes to an Office 365 tenant environment, to include new service offerings, major changes to integration points (e.g., identity provider), future efforts, new tools required by the integrator, or future cybersecurity implementations. This support will include design reviews, testing events, accreditation packages, and required documentation for major releases. Present solution designs to various stakeholders for input, buy-in and sign-off.  Leads the development and implementation of large and complex IT solutions. This includes architecting the solution, piloting, first time implementation, documentation and standardization for repeatable deployment.   This role serves as escalation from Level III engineer support requiring a deeper knowledge of systems or development.


  • Provides input to maintain currency and compliance of system environments – keeping current of changes for vendor, security and platform releases.

  • Provide Infrastructure Support Assistance which includes informal advice, guidance and knowledge transfer intended to help the Government implement Microsoft Office365 Microsoft technologies in ways that avoid common support issues and decrease the likelihood of system outages. These services support the resolution of problems that are not directly attributed to Microsoft Office365 products including: 

  • --- Errors caused by the customers networking infrastructure, hardware, non-Microsoft software, operational procedures, architecture, IT service management process, system configuration or human error. 

  • --- Problems with key enterprise service dependencies (e.g., Global Directory, Domain Name Service, Application Delivery Controllers) 

  • --- Multi-contractor coordination interoperability problems.  When the resolution requires, the contractor shall collaborate with third-party software suppliers to help resolve complex multi-contractor product interoperability issues.

  • Leads communication internally to team, management and other key leadership.

  • Effectively communicate at a senior leadership level.  

  • Serves as a leadership resource for developing strategy and effective project implementation; clearly articulates the resource needs and works with others to obtain resource commitments.  

  • Acts as a lead among junior Solutions Analysts and Engineers.  

  • Ensures resource availability and allocation; identifies need for resource augmentation and prepares recommendations.

  • Perform evaluation of system alternatives and assessment of risks and costs. 


  • CLEARANCE: Active DoD Secret clearance  

  • CERTIFICATION: IAT Level II Certification  

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree in related field

  • YEAR’S EXPERIENCE: 10 years of experience (additional years of experience and/or certifications may be considered in place of education)  


  • --- Experience with MS Office 365 design, governance, deployment, and migration and integration, including Microsoft Azure support functions 

  • --- Expertise in developing, maintaining, and contributing to technical and process documentation 

  • --- Expertise with application of DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC-SRG) and SCCA Architectures including Cloud Access Point (CAP) architectures 

  • --- Industry recognized cloud engineering/architecture or security certification(s) 


  • SKILLS & ABILITIES: Expertise in cloud service delivery models 

  • CERTIFICATION: Senior Microsoft Azure or Office 365 Certification 

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 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

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $139,200 - $208,800, 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. 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.