Cloud Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Cloud
Locations
Columbia, Maryland
Maryland

REQ#: RQ66936

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

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

GDIT Cloud Architect designs cloud infrastructure, virtual private cloud, virtual private network, relational database services, auto scaling, and compute resources to meet customers’ requirements. Provides expertise in high availability, contingency planning, and automated provisioning. Responsible for cloud management and monitoring. Designs solutions for various deployment models (Private, Public, Community and Hybrid) and service models including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) and emerging cloud services to optimize the essential characteristics of cloud computing. Advices on storage and security solutions to securely store data in multi-tenancy environments. Collaborates with enterprise architecture team and other stakeholders to determine enterprise tools, technologies and processes. Establishes corporate cloud computing architecture policies and standards in compliance with appropriate security levels and governance in accordance with best practices prescribes by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Responsible for delivering an end-to-end cloud architecture solution across all domains.

Qualifications:     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field and 8+ years of System Architecture experience and at least 3 years of Cloud Engineering / Architecture experience; additional experience / certifications may be considered in place of education.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance and SCI Eligibility.
  • Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Azure and AWS services.
  • Expertise with Office 365 management and configuration (Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, Office Suite, AzureAD).
  • Expertise in DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC-SRG) and SCCA Architectures including Cloud Access Point (CAP) architectures.
  • Expertise with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks such as TOGAF / DODAF.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment.
  • Industry recognized cloud engineering/architecture or security certification(s).
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification.

Additional Desired Skills or Experience:

  • Expertise in cloud service delivery models
  • Senior Microsoft Azure Certifications

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.

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.