General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect with extensive / significant experience in design, development and deployment of virtual environments and who holds active DOD secret clearance. Site location: remote
The position will support a US Air Force program that is playing a major role in strengthening and modernizing America's Strategic Deterrent Force. GDIT will develop and deliver a digital engineering design solution, which enables and integrates the program’s complete set of data, tools, and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) activities, and makes them available to internal and appropriate external engineering and programmatic stakeholders throughout the program’s life-cycle. This effort will culminate in an abstracted, highly transportable environment delivered to the Government, to be instantiated “virtually” on the Government’s network infrastructure, and updated during the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of weapon system development.
For this effort, GDIT will use cloud based concepts including IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service); PaaS (Platform as a Service); and SaaS (Software as a service) and containerization concepts including Terraform and Docker to build-out the DEE. Together, the application of these concepts will result in a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).
GDIT’s Cloud Architect defines and develops the SDDC architecture with infrastructure independence and a high degree of flexibility and modularity to support DEE efforts now and in the future. The Cloud Architect is responsible for developing SDRL - DEE Management Plan, which is a road-map for development, testing, verification, and deployment.
BA/BS 20+ years of experience; Designs and defines Cloud Solutions architecture for new or existing Cloud systems services. Provides business strategy, solution development and technical guidance to develop business and market solutions that align with cloud service offerings from the cloud service provider.
Experience with virtual environments
Experience with software-defined networking (SDN)
Experience with software defined storage, including storage virtualization
Experience with Terraform and Docker Nodes
Familiarity with swapping technologies within a SDDC using native APIs
Familiarity with government standards for security, identity, and data management
Familiarity with modular and open systems architecture principles
Familiarity with industry established standards for data exchange and interoperability
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.