AWS Solutions Architect

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi
Washington, District of Columbia
Monterey, California

REQ#: RQ129899

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking a talented Architect to join our Team of IT professionals.   

Solution Architect Responsibilities: 
•    Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adoption process.
•    Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software to ensure they are optimizing U.S. Navy operations.
•    Develop and organize AWS cloud systems to support the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography community.
•    Coordinate with Navy Information Assurance (IA) professionals to ensure the architecture and system are configured and monitored properly to ensure system cyber security.
•    Work closely with a team of cloud developers and system administrators to resolve technical issues in a professional and timely manner.
•    Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud.
•    Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of our Navy Team.

Security Clearance Level: Position requires a DoD background investigation and a Secret Clearance to start work.

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or relevant field. Master’s Degree desired.

Required Experience: 12+ years of IT experience. 3-5 years of experience designing, executing, and supporting IT cloud solutions. Master’s Degree or related certification required.  

Required Technical Skills: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 

Required Skills and Abilities:
•    Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends.
•    AWS Cloud migration and optimization experience.
•    Demonstrated knowledge in the use of serverless technologies, containers, cloud services, open-source code, human-centered design, and automated software building, testing, and deployment.
•    Experience leveraging Agile and DevSecOps best practices in cloud software development.
•    Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work.
•    Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to properly articulate complicated cloud reports to management and other IT co-workers.
•    Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating System

Preferred Skills: 
•    AWS Certified Developer – Associate
•    AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
•    Familiarity with DoD and DoN cybersecurity directives, Information Assurance policies, and DISA STIGs.
•    Familiarity with the Atlassian Suite of tools.
•    Automated build and deployment tools (Ansible, Puppet or similar tools)
•    RedHat Enterprise Linux Operating System
•    Apache Web Server
•    Joss/Tomcat Application Servers
•    ESRI ArcGIS Server / Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

Location: Combination of teleworking and On-Site work on a classified network.  Washington D.C.; Monterey, CA; New Orleans, LA; Gulf Coast, MS. 

Join our Team:
•    Sign-On / Relocation Bonus 
•    The most respected cloud integrator in the Federal government 
•    Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home 
•    401K with company match
•    Comprehensive health and wellness packages
•    Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
•    Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
•    Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
•    Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays 

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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.