Enterprise Architect

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

REQ#: RQ96019

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as DoDAF Enterprise Architect for the Architecture and Network Engineering team to support the Design, Development, Engineering, Integration, Testing and Implementation of critical technologies for our customers. We use a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to coordinate the work of multiple engineering teams, using a full complement of DoDAF viewpoints to document systems design.

As an Enterprise Architect, the candidate will work closely with a team of dedicated multi-disciplined professionals to support customer mission objectives. You will provide support for adding new capabilities to a complex system with exacting interface, performance and security requirements. The selected candidate will provide system engineering expertise to understand user requirements, and system architecture to develop system architecture and system design documentation.

Responsibilities include supporting and providing guidance for system development and implementation planning through assessment of system engineering plans and system integration and test plans. He/she will support and contribute to the development of system engineering documentation using DoDAF architectures that codify system design and lifecycle sustainment.

Youll be responsible for working with coworkers, partners, stakeholders and customer representatives to create artifacts to support Development & Engineering projects to deliver next-generation technologies across a wide-range of services and emerging capabilities, culminating in the delivery of unparalleled services that enhance customer mission effectiveness. 

Functional duties include:

  • Work with a group of amazing people, committed to customer success

  • Ensure solutions and activities delivered are aligned with the strategy and vision of the organization

  • Collaborate with fellow teammates on complex architectures and recommend improvements

  • Assist in the deconstruction and interpretation of requirements supporting team projects

  • Commit to staying abreast of both emerging technologies and evolving customer goals and objectives

  • Engage with stakeholders and supporting teams, and ensuring customer satisfaction

  • Work to enhance team effectiveness by fostering a culture of unparalleled technical acumen in order to achieve maximum effectiveness in delivering services and solutions

  • Adhere to standards, policies, protocols, procedures and best practices that truly embody a “Best of Breed” Development & Engineer services delivery team

  • Participate in architectural and design discussions as they pertain to Future State, Concepts, and planned or active Development & Engineering projects

  • Participating in strategic engagements and events, as required

  • Brief stakeholders on planned and active projects and activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have substantive experience with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) documenting As-Is and To-Be designs

  • Must have Demonstrated experience in Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Must have at least three (3) years of experience designing and developing large integrated systems

  • Must possess a solid understanding of secure systems engineering and development.

  • Must be comfortable working on multiple systems and components simultaneously in various configurations

  • Must be efficient and effective at performing systems engineering activities in support of agile teams

  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices

  • Must have System Modeling Language (SysML) or equivalent experience

  • Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and communicate clearly regarding technical options and trade-offs

  • Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment

  • Must have the ability to interpret Engineering designs and translate into DoDAF drawings

Desired Experience

  • Strong knowledge of IT Development, Engineering, Integration & Testing processes

  • Experience managing enterprise networks, network devices and cybersecurity core services

Security Requirements

  • Must have a SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI (TS/SCI)

Work Environment

  • Work environment is remote as well as administrative office, when required

Education, Certification and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related IT discipline plus 5 years related IT systems experience/exposure or equivalent years’ experience to a degree

  • Documented DoDAF Training and/or certification

  • Must pass a background check prior to hiring

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.