SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Solutions Architect in Chantilly, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Business Development & Growth

Job Description:

Join GDIT's Growth organization as a Senior Solution Architect and help drive the technical solutions needed to win our most complex and strategic deals. As a strategic solution architect, you will be responsible for determining our customers’ needs and priorities, crafting technical solutions responsive to those needs, helping to shape customer acquisitions and position GDIT to win.

You will lead the delivery of our written and oral technical proposals. We offer a fast-paced, highly-dynamic and collaborative environment in which self-motivated, strategic thought leaders earn executive recognition and rapid advancement.

Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

Pursuit/Capture Leadership:

  • Lead technical solution strategy throughout the Capture and Proposal lifecycle, from early Qualification through Proposal submission

  • Contribute to GDIT win strategies and lead the development of technical win themes and solution readiness plans

  • Engage current and prospective customers to understand critical needs, socialize and vet solutions, and advise on strategies to shape acquisitions that achieve desired results

  • Identify and select the best technical solutions and approaches to meet anticipated or actual acquisition requirements

  • Lead solution design and the development of key artifacts including, but not limited to architectural models, process diagrams, concepts of operation, etc.

  • Develop unsolicited technical recommendations, collateral and RFI/SSN responses to engage prospective customers and position GDIT to win

  • Collaborate with GDIT technical service areas and lines of business to identify and bring the best technical and business strategies and solutions to differentiate GDIT

  • Contribute to teaming strategies including identifying and vetting potential partners

  • Develop cost strategies, BOEs/BOMs, and associated rationale

Proposal Leadership:

  • Ensure readiness of solution and proposal support team to prepare a compelling and compliant response to the government solicitation

  • Lead development of the Technical volumes and orals presentations for proposals

  • Coach and advise more junior solution architecture and proposal support resources

  • Ensure integration of technical solution with all sections and volumes of the proposal

  • Review proposals and provide critical feedback needed to strengthen our solution and proposals

  • Author Technical volume introductions, key sections and orals slides including developing compelling graphics


To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience - Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field (preferred)

  • 15+ years of experience successfully architecting technical solutions and leading and supporting complex capture pursuits and proposals

  • Experience developing and shaping solutions and cost strategies around providing Managed IT Services

  • Experience working in one or more IT domains that may include software development, IT infrastructure services, cloud, cyber security, data management services

  • Experience with technical leadership and project management

  • Ability to successfully lead solution development and Technical proposal volumes for large scale ($100M+), highly strategic, and complex deals

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment Ability to motivate teams to perform exceptionally over long stretches of time (during capture) and in challenging situations (during proposal development) Ability to effectively engage current and prospective customers to build trust and relationships, clearly communicate solutions and concepts, and influence action Ability to write exceptionally and to create compliant and compelling narrative that best presents GDIT's solutions and approaches within the government's requirements and evaluation criteria

  • Ability to conceptualize and communicate or develop rich graphic visuals that help to strengthen the GDIT story and clearly and effectively communicate concepts and approaches

MUST BE A US CITIZEN IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED & GDIT can support clearances up to the TS/SCI level. GDIT will consider telecommuting for qualified candidates who are willing to travel up to 50%

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Chantilly - 15036 Conference Center Dr (VAS027)

Additional Work Locations:

USA VA Falls Church - 3170 Fairview Park Dr, VTCB (VAS040)

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.