Architect Analyst, Senior

Clearance Level
None
Category
Systems Analysis
Location
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ102072

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, people are our differentiator! We are looking for A Senior Architect Analyst supporting the VA Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA) Modernization Support PROGRAM:

You will be trusted to work actively with GDIT security and Cyber-Security professionals to support our VA customer.  Our mission within the VA is to ensure Veteran’s information, VA information systems and infrastructure is cybersecurity ready. GDIT will accomplish this while ensuring the resiliency of VA’s cybersecurity infrastructure through proactive monitoring, adaptive responses, adherence to Federal requirements and best practices, and the recruitment, retention, and development of a world-class cybersecurity workforce.

The ideal Senior Architect Analyst will have vast experience in coordinating with program and project leaders to analyze system architecture. This resource will be able to thoroughly identify strategies for addressing requirements, risks, and issues as well as be able to conduct detailed trade-off analysis of requirements against fiscal, schedule, and performance issues. The right candidate will be able to quickly resolve issues and create architectural vision for the team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned project or tasks
  • Has thorough knowledge of security principles, concepts, policy, and regulations. 
  • Ability to identify risks in security systems and work with technical experts to resolve security issues.
  • Ability to identify key concepts, factors and risks based on conversations and document these in clear and concise narrative or graphic reports.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members.
  • Works on and sets priorities on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Validates that documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications
  • Acquires subject knowledge by collaborating with analysts and engineers.
  • Assists in coordinating projects from the planning stage, provides additional or missing materials, and edits for content format, flow, and integrity.
  • Research topics and collaborate stakeholders to understand communication product requirements; analyzes business problems and helps prescribe communication solutions.
  • Assist in the deconstruction and interpretation of requirements supporting team projects
  • Commit to staying abreast of both emerging technologies and evolving customer goals and objectives
  • Oversee the design of both new and existing IT modernization, expansion, and improvement projects; analyze, evaluate, and plan methods of approach
  • Serve as a subject matter expert within a team engaged in the technical design and engineering functions
  • Collaborate with fellow teammates and VA counter parts on complex architectures and recommend improvements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or related scientific or technical discipline with a minimum 10 years of architecture experience.  Ten (10) years of enterprise architecture experience may be substituted for education
  • Requires familiarity with network concepts, user authentication, and digital signatures
  • ·Have extensive experience in taking program requirements and is able to create an architecture vision having experience in high volume and high availability networks and systems. 
  • ·Experience in creating and conveying to team members the architectural vision for a program or project
  • Must have extensive experience in the coordination of program and project leaders to identify requirements for system architecture
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Possess one or more of the following certifications
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
    • VMWare Certified Professional
    • Cisco Certified Design Expert
    • AWS Solution Architect Professional
    • Azure Solutions Architect Expert
    • CISSP-ISSAP, ISSEP, CEH
  • Strong knowledge of IT Development, Engineering, Integration & Testing processes
  • Experience managing enterprise networks, network devices and cybersecurity core services
  • Familiarity working with VA information systems
  • Active VA clearance
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and communicate clearly regarding technical options and trade-offs
  • Knowledge of technology integration processes
  • Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences and communicate on security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks

Additional Job Description

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.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $101,600 - $152,400, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.