Information Systems Architect - Containerization - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ94487

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

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. 

Our federal customer offers an opportunity for talented, motivated individuals to support information systems used at the highest levels of the executive government. The ideal candidates will be motivated, self-starters with great communications skills.  

Summary: 

The Information Architect supports the client by providing leadership and architectural direction for our customer’s portfolio of products supported across a major enterprise. This position will focus on the required architecture and technical roadmap to help our customer’s suite of products. The Information Architect will be responsible for establishing and implementing the architectural standards, policies, and procedures for all the customers applications and will work directly with other subject matter experts and stakeholders. This position is also responsible for researching new technologies, products, and standards incorporated into the customer’s suite of applications. The current technical infrastructure is primarily Microsoft, F5, and VMWare based. 
  

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Design enterprise system architectures focused on Microsoft Server, F5 BigIp, and VMWare technologies. 

  • Architect and oversee implementation of containerization architecture systems such as Kubernetes and RedHat OpenShift. 

  • Possess knowledge of and help design improvements for Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory configurations. 

  • Familiarity designing and working with disaster recovery and high availability architectures, and leveraging clustering and global load balancing to achieve redundancy across disparate data sites. 

  • Determine the system architecture to be used for each application with consideration given to such things as centralized versus decentralized servers, use of service-oriented architecture (SOA), designing nonfunctional elements of each system, e.g., response time, system availability, backup requirements, and interface needs; and performing research into new technologies, products, and standards which can be incorporated into the client’s applications. 

  • Assess and meet the security standards of each application as defined by the IT Security Office. Familiarity working with DISA STIGs is desired. 

  • Define, implement, and document the solutions architecture roadmap, designs, procedures, standards, and metrics; and ensure compliance and conformity of software architecture and technology standards. 

  • Define, implement, and document the framework for system architecture design, software design and development, IT security, and performance testing platforms. 

  • Improving, continually, the solutions architecture process or code development efficiency through effective leadership, individual and group training, and process improvement. 

  • Work closely with other architects to ensure system design follows the industry best practices and standards that align with the client’s framework. 

  • Provide regular status updates to senior management and in related status meetings through reports, dashboards, and presentations. 

 

Qualifications & Requirements:  

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline is required. 

  • MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related disciplines preferred.  

  • Position requires three to eight years of relevant experience supporting projects of similar size, scope and complexity. 

  • Experience can be substituted for education. 

  • Candidate must be possess or be able to acquire DoD 8140 IAT Level II compliance (CompTIA Security+, etc.) upon hire.  

  • Active Top Secret clearance that has been adjudicated within the last 52 months. 

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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.