The Enterprise Architect’s role is to develop and maintain the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level. The Enterprise Architect will gain organizational commitment for all high-level infrastructure plans, and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans.
Strategy & Planning
Maintain in-depth knowledge of program/customer strategic business plans/goals.
Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, and other Systems Architects.
Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
Develop and manage an infrastructure capacity plan.
Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a technology standards policy.
Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility.
Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in IT infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.
Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for complex systems development and gain buy-in for all infrastructure plans.
Review new and existing IT projects, systems designs, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with IT standards and architectural plans.
Provide guidance to junior members of the team.
Knowledge & Experience Required
10+ years work experience.
Extensive experience with developing strategic plans.
Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
Proven experience in systems design and development.
Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
Solid grounding in core enterprise applications, including Service Now, MS O365 and Teams.
In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including VDI.
Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including MS Azure and AWS.
Expert knowledge of programming languages, supporting “full stack” systems engineering including Java/J2EE and C#.
Hands-on experience with application development tools, including Power Platform (Power App, BI, Portal, Automate), .NET Core, .NET Framework, and C#.
Strong knowledge of hardware and software evaluation principles and practice.
Proven project planning and management experience.
Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
Exceptional understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
Bachelors Degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering.
Professional level certification in relevant subject matter (CCNP, RHCE, MCSE, etc.
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.