Cloud Application Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Software Development
Not Applicable, Maryland

REQ#: RQ67875 Cloud Application Architect (Evergreen) (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Job Description

Join General Dynamic Information Technology’s (GDIT’s) Defense Division to provide Cloud Application Architecture services for an exciting new contract.  You will be responsible for designing, documenting, implementing, and maintaining enterprise Cloud Application capabilities to include IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS offerings for our DOD customers.  Successful candidates must have a strong understanding of DOD Cloud governance and application architectures required to implement IL5/IL6 cloud services for DOD customers. 

You will be responsible for the design and development of new software products. Provides guidance and leadership to the development team on designing complex software systems. Acts as a high level technical expert and addresses issues relating to systems integration and compatibility. Works with project managers, developers, and end users to ensure application designs meet business requirements. Estimates size and schedule for software enhancements. Reviews existing programs and assists in making refinements, reducing operating time and improving current techniques. Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field and 8+ years of Application Architecture experience to include at least 3 years of Cloud Application Architecture experience; additional experience / certifications may be considered in place of education 
  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation 
  • Expertise with Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365 management and configuration (Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, Office Suite, AzureAD) 
  • Experience in DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide 
  • Expertise with Enterprise Application Architecture Frameworks 
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment 
  • Industry recognized Cloud Application/Architecture or security certification(s) 
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification  
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance 

Additional Desired Skills or Experience 

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models 
  • Senior Azure Certification 
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.