Senior Cloud (GCP) Architect for Cloud Services (ECM)

Clearance Level
Alexandria, Virginia
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ103315

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.  GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees.  Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.GDIT is seeking a GCP Architect  to help the USPTO design its core GCP infrastructure. You will be working with a team of engineers to design a multi-tenant environment in GCP supporting a number of mission critical USPTO workload. Remote work.Responsibilities:
  • Work with a team of DevOps/SecOps Engineers to architect AWS solutions with the responsibility to ensure the customer maintains an overall cohesive integration with itself, partner systems, and solutions.
  • Support and advise on application assessment, migration and modernization
  • Provide machine-learning capabilities to monitor spikes, drops in usage, as well as lead discussions similar to well architected reviews.
  • Provide recommendations to optimize Cloud usage costs by analyzing usage patterns and trends while providing recommendations for consolidating instance types based on demand across all billing accounts.
  • Create assessments that include cloud deployment type (public/hybrid), cloud tier (AWS, Azure, and Google), OS, COTS, codebase, database, cloud services, application dependencies, disaster resilience requirements.
  • Design cloud infrastructure, virtual private cloud, virtual private network, relational database services, auto scaling, and computing resources to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Maintain an understanding of advancing cloud capabilities, IT and business needs, while identifying and proposing cost and functional efficiency options for the customer’s collaborative decisions and actions.
  • Create and maintain a roadmap of customer enhancements according to the customer’s decisions and directions.
  • Deliver end-to-end cloud architecture solutions
  • Provide expertise in high availability, contingency planning, and automated provisioning.
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture team and other stakeholders to determine enterprise tools, technologies and processes.
Key Requirements:
  • U. S. Citizen and/or Green Card holder
  • Strong communication skills
  • 2+ years developing application architectures in GCP
  • 2+ years Terraform or other IaC
  • 2+ years experience in automation
  • 2+ years experience in the following GCP areas
  • Networking, Organizational and Policy Management, Log collection and integration
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification from one of the major Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • 3+ years’ AWS experience in a solutions delivery role.
  • 3+ years’ experience with solutions delivery using well-architected cloud frameworks, services, and technologies
  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience working with senior level stakeholders and development teams
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing to convey cloud technologies and solutions to all levels of customer personnel
  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation.
  • 2+ years’ experience working within a DevSecOps/DevOps environment, utilizing AWS services, solutions, and provisioning/automating AWS infrastructure, services and tools.

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.

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.