Chief Architect

Clearance Level
Other
Category
Cloud
Location
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ120673

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

We are looking for a Chief Architect to join our team. You will support an essential modernization program for a critically important federal healthcare client.  This role requires an energetic individual who wants to enhance their professional career in a fast-paced federal environment. This role requires a leader who can build and maintain the customer’s enterprise architecture to drive consolidation of legacy systems into a modern, efficient, and secure architecture that utilizes open-source technologies, CI/CD, APIs, and BPM/workflow capabilities to reduce costs, improve security and streamline operations.

Qualifications:

  • A BA/BS degree (computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology)
  • Have an existing or the ability to obtain a clearance
  • This position requires a minimum of 7 years progressive experience managing/leading IT projects and programs, including experience with enterprise architecture, enterprise IT development and/or digital transformation initiatives for a federal agency
  • Experience leading the design and integration of enterprise-level technical solutions
  • Experience with BPM tools including Appian, Pega, Camunda or similar
  • Experience with containerization including Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, EKS or similar
  • Expertise in DevSecOps automation, and Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD), Lean, and Agile Scrum/Kanban development techniques, best practices and tools
  • Experience with cloud-native software architecture frameworks - including Open-Source and Commercial distributions (OCI-compliant containerized microservices, REST API, Kubernetes deployment and orchestration) and Cloud-based services (AWS Lambda, EKS, Azure DevOps, AKS)
  • In-depth understanding of application, middleware, data management, cyber, enterprise IT, data center and cloud architectures
  • One or more technical certifications in the areas of cloud, security, agile, SDLC or similar.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain the customer’s enterprise architecture to drive consolidation of legacy systems into a modern, efficient, and secure architecture that utilizes open-source technologies, CI/CD, APIs, and BPM/workflow capabilities to reduce costs and improve security.
  • Modernize IT systems to enhance security, usability, and accessibility to meet the business, regulatory and compliance requirements of the CBER community
  • Create reference architectures and implementation recommendations for the purpose of proving solutions, mentoring, and educating teams.
  • Provide technical guidance in support of system enhancements, modernization, operations, and similar business initiatives.
  • Develop input for technical presentations concerning technical needs, alternative solutions, system users, and level of effort estimates.
  • Create, publish, and manage reports, diagrams, and charts and other artifacts as needed to convey EA findings and recommendations (e.g., strategy maps, organization charts, score cards, and flow charts)
  • Design, build and maintain the customer’s EA repository to support both the current and future state architectures
  • Participates in the analysis, evaluation, and development of enterprise technology roadmaps to ensure EA objectives are consistent with the customer’s long-term business objectives

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.