Enterprise Architect

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Business Requirements

Organizing Meetings

Solutions Development

Strategic Objectives

REQ#: RQ172534
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
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

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as an Enterprise Architect supporting one of the U.S. Government's premier Agencies. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Enterprise Architect for a large U.S. Government Department, you will advise senior leadership on Cloud, Data Center, and End User Services.  Additionally, you will lead a team of architects, analysts, and engineers in developing and executing an IT multi cloud modernization strategy and develop a roadmap for our federal government customer. The scope of responsibilities include meeting with business and technical stakeholders to understand the current ecosystem, capturing business requirements and translating them into technical features for the team to execute, while providing continuous IT and cloud service modernization suggestions and improvement initiatives based on government requirements, program performance and the latest industry trends. 

In this role, a typical day will include: 

  • Building and managing relationships with Senior Government officials based on mutual trust. 
  • Assembling and leading an engagement and delivery team focused on delivering business value for clients through innovation, execution excellence, consistent service delivery, and continual service improvement. 
  • Working with the government, other vendors, and teaming partners to integrate systems for optimal performance. 
  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff to ensure ongoing performance and professional growth.  
  • Ensuring that our team meets key milestones, deliverables, and service levels throughout the life of the program. 
  • Collaborating on the development of business and technical cloud strategies and solutions that drive growth, strengthen economics, and improve business value. 
  • Partnering with customers to ensure that business needs are being met and that solutions are aligned with long term goals. Utilizing feedback groups, communities of interest, and surveys to accomplish these objectives. 



  • Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 15+ years of experience
  • Certification: 1 cloud Professional certification: AWS, MS Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Technical skills:
    • 4+ years of experience working on software engineering and architecture including application transformation to Cloud-Ready or Cloud-Native.
    • 8+ years of experience with application assessment, discovery and move to cloud strategy definition.
    • Demonstrated experience (Hands-on) with at least one major cloud provider and/or one platform such as OpenShift or Kubernetes.
    • Demonstrated exposure to tools like Carbonite/Double-Take, Zerto, AppZero and other Native tools from Cloud Service Providers.
    • Understanding of modern application migration and modernization approaches: re-host, re-platform, re-architecture, etc…
    • Demonstrated understanding of infrastructure such as network, storage (SAN/DAS/NAS, Object Storage, Cloud Storage, etc.)
    • Demonstrated containerization/virtualization migration practice (e.g. VMware, Red Hat Virtualization, OpenShift, Kubernetes)
    • Demonstrated experience in migrating and modernization of legacy systems and applications.
  • Security clearance level: Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust and successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting.
  • Location: Hybrid
  • Timeline: This is a contingent posting, expected to start in January, 2025.


  • 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

15 + years of related experience

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


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Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $203,112 - $247,250. 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.