Systems Architect

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Annapolis, Maryland

REQ#: RQ90586

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

Systems Architect

At GDIT, our employees are driven, resourceful, and unwavering. GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in managing IT systems essential to the state. Our work depends on a Systems Architect joining our team to support application development and systems administration activities at State of Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT) in the Annapolis, MD area.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Architect, you will be trusted to design and implement strategic capabilities to manage and maintain multiple application platforms such as Salesforce, ServiceNow, SharePoint and WordPress to meet the customer needs.  You will provide your expertise and architectural assistance not only to agency users but also to DoIT IT personnel including software teams, database teams, infrastructure, and network teams.  In this role, a typical day you will:

  • In a managerial and hands on capacity, work with DoIT, Agency users, and GDIT technical resources to maintain the availability, scalability, security and performance of multiple application development platforms, including ServiceNow, Salesforce, SharePoint and WordPress at a minimum
  • Derive IT strategies and approaches that support both short term and long term Agency business plans and goals
  • Advise project teams on implementing their recommended solutions
  • Working closely with the program manager, lead teams of technical resources to respond to requests for services, support and training from Agency users within defined service levels
  • Manage and report out on mitigation of risks, status of projects and resolution of issues


  • A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • 10 years of experience in a computer-related field
  • 5 years of experience in the role of a lead systems architect
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.

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.