IT Architect - Expert (TS/SCI w/ Polygraph)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ127884

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Systems Architect joining our team to support customer activities at Herndon, VA.

Duties/Task and Responsibilities:

  • Applies expert knowledge and provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Applies expert knowledge in analyzing user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs
  • Applies expert knowledge in creating advanced models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application
  • Applies expert knowledge and provides guidance for software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs
  • Provides expert analysis for reports on software project specifications, activities, or status
  • Provides expert knowledge and guidance on the software or system process for optimal documentation and future maintenance and updates
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts
  • May serve as a mentor to experienced analysts
  • May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)
  • May act as a consultant across multiple programs and/or contracts within a Division
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in software development
  • Works independently under limited supervision

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Designs systems architecture for new or existing computer system
  • Creates, plans, and configures highly complex engineering systems for optimal operations
  • Creates and engineers highly advanced systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end
  • Designs and engineers highly complex infrastructures including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools
  • Creates and designs highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Performs continual maintenance and creates highly ingenious solutions for security, backup, and redundancy problems
  • Provides critical insight and guidance for the preparation and maintenance of all documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes
  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, model formulation, computer architecture analysis and design, and digital systems engineering
  • Invents innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency
  • Drives scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure
  • Implements, manages, and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline tools
  • Creates, maintains, and reviews Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Desired State Configuration (DSC) and/or Puppet configuration management tools to support the provisioning infrastructure

Desired Qualifications:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 20+ years of experience

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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.