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

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Software Development
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ127882

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Researches, designs, develops, tests, and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. Analyzes user/business software system requirements and determines needs. Determine the functionality of an application and performs upgrades over time. Maintains documentation to support software development policies, standards and procedures.

Duties/Task and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and designs advanced phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Creates and designs complex software systems to meet business needs
  • Creates and designs highly impactful models and diagrams that show programmers the software code needed for an application
  • Creates and designs innovative software updates, refinement, testing, and debugging to meet business needs
  • Utilizes comprehensive analysis of project specifications, activities, or status to create and design complex software systems
  • Provides comprehensive guidance on the documentation of the software or system design
  • May act as a consultant across multiple programs and/or contracts
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task lead
  • Recognized as an industry leader in software development
  • Performs systems management and integration functions.
  • Analyzes science, engineering, business, and all other data processing problems for application to data processing systems.
  • Analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.
  • May analyze or recommend commercially available software. Incorporates engineering strategies for introducing new technologies.
  • Develops future technology and architectural advancements to support architectural strategies, technology migrations, and integration and evolution of services, systems, and applications.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively as a member of an integrated team and the ability to negotiate reasonable compromises among a diverse group of stakeholders with diverse opinions or diverging strategies
  • Knowledge of Federal Government and Commercial Industry best practices to include emerging cyber security capabilities and their application
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Agency Enterprise IT systems to include the Intelligence Community Integrated Technology Environment (IC-ITE)
  • Demonstrated record of good judgment and problem-solving skills necessary to make reasonable security
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to clearly express technical and complex strategy concepts to peers and seniors
  • Team and mission-oriented self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, technically challenging area; ability to anticipate and manage changes or problems; assess impacts and make sound recommendations
  • Strong desire to utilize new technology to meet mission needs, quickly research new technology, and derive larger themes from disruptive technology





Desired Qualifications:

BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

Certs: Cloud Architect or Developer certification

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.