Systems Architect - Secret (TS/SCI Preferred) - Springfield, VA

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ98720

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Systems Architect
Secret Clearance required, TS/SCI preferred
Springfield/Fairfax, VA

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

The Systems Architect will work on complex IT architecture projects with full competency in data gathering, artifact development, presentation, and completion of Enterprise Architect (EA) models. Apply design theories and principles to researching, developing, and reviewing EA products. Recommend innovative technologies that will enhance the presentation and usage of EA products.


  • Designs and defines architectures for future-state IT capabilities and services
  • Work with stakeholders to facilitate alignment of business strategies, operational processes, and IT strategies related to future-state architecture changes
  • Leverage enterprise methodologies and patterns
  • Utilize data to develop architecture models, visualizations, and analyses to clearly articulate the current and future needs
  • Analyzes customer needs and provides guidance on industry trends and opportunities.
  • Identifying and documenting architectural requirements supporting future Enterprise needs, including goals, approach, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and desired end state for each milestone
  • Researches and proposes products, systems, and solutions that meet functional and technical requirements or recommendations
  • Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams
  • Evaluates analytically and systematically problems with work flows, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective actions.
  • Prepare assessments, point papers, briefings, and executive presentations to contribute architectural support documents for leadership


Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of Systems Engineering experience required.
  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Clearance; TS/SCI Preferred
  • Bachelors and Master’s degree required – may substitute additional years of experience
  • Security+ CE Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting analytical studies including enterprise architectures
  • Experience developing DoDAF-compliant enterprise architecture
  • FEAC-Certified Federal Enterprise Architect
  • PMI-Certified Project Management Associate

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.