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Systems Architect

Systems Architect

Requisition ID 
# of Openings 
Job Location 
USA-FL-Hurlburt Field
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

The Systems Architect performs tier four architecture and engineering support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Individuals pursuing this position need an extensive background in all aspects of systems technology. They must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, along with strong interpersonal and leadership abilities. Candidates typically have a background in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems.


Typical Duties Include:

  • Assessing business and applications requirements for systems
  • Planning, designing and upgrading systems installation projects
  • Establishing and maintaining backup, version-control, and malware defense systems
  • Troubleshooting network architecture and making recommendations for system repairs and enhancements
  • Making recommendations for leveraging systems installations and reducing operational costs

1. Performs expert-level systems development and design work that may include logic design; I/O design; firmware development; model formulation; manufacturing and development cost projections; computer architecture analysis and design; and analog or digital systems engineering.


2. Performs systems modeling; simulation; and analysis.


3. Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple tasks and/or programs.


4. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.


5. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements. 6. Identifies; analyzes; and resolves system problems.


7. Determines system specifications; input/output processes; and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.


8. Serves as a technical team or task lead.


9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.


10. Serves as liaison with clients; participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.


11. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.


12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


13. Participates in special projects as required.


1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science; Engineering or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical training; or work/military experience.


2. Masters degree preferred.



3. Required Certification: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)



8 years of related systems architecture experience.


At least fifteen years of experience in an IT-related discipline.




As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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