Senior Data Base Architect

Clearance Level
Database Analysis/Design
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ99882

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT has an exciting JOB OPPORTUNITY and is seeking a Senior Database Architect to support a federal agency to develop Enterprise Data Strategy and supporting Enterprise Data Governance framework.

Minimum/General Experience

Requires at least ten years of general experience in information systems, including eight years of specialized experience providing state-of-the-art solutions in information systems technology with a proven track record in the area of Enterprise Data Architecture. Must have experience with the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF), EA Reference Models.

Functional Responsibility:

Provides expert, independent services and leadership in specialized technical areas. Provides expertise on an as-needed basis to all task assignments. Provides expert advice and assistance in state-of-the-art software/hardware. Coordinates with contractor management and Government personnel to ensure that the problem has been properly defined and that the solution will satisfy the Government’s requirement. Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Establish a data management framework and tools to support an enterprise data governance model that ensures the security, reliability, availability and integrity of agency data
  • Develop the project management operations (PMO) and governance structure to support the agency Data Council; this includes assisting the agency to evaluate current data collection and management efforts and implement changes as appropriate
  • Develop the Enterprise Data Strategy to integrate data governance policies and practices; improve data collection, quality, timeliness, and interoperability; and increase internal data analysis capacity
  • Establish and direct the maintenance of a Data Reference Model (DRM) to enable information sharing and reuse via the standard description and discovery of common data and the promotion of uniform data management practices
  • Standardize the use of metadata along with a common data lexicon for the agency
  • Work with stakeholders to develop data use cases by identifying current data collection, analysis, and sharing capabilities and shortcomings and identify recommendations as appropriate
  • Develop a draft implementation plan for the strategy

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – a must
  • Experience in collaborating with senior level management


MA/MS (or equivalent experience), 20+ years of experience

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.

The likely salary range for this position is $151,184 - $257,012, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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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.