Senior ICAM Architect- Secret (TS/SCI Preferred)- Springfield, VA and FT Meade, MD

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ91293

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Senior ICAM Architect
Secret Clearance required, TS/SCI preferred
Locations to Support: Springfield, VA and FT MEADE, MD

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. 

Senior ICAM Architect needs to provide guidance to formulate and define ICAM systems scope and objectives based on both user requirements and a thorough understanding of business and security requirements. Directs the process to gathers requirements, estimate effort and to deploy and maintain ICAM solutions. Provides expertise for best practices for identity management, access controls and credential integration for multi-factor authentication (MFA). Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex ICAM related software and hardware issues.

Includes analysis of security policy and regulations, assessment of ICAM requirements and their translation into proper ICAM system requirements specifications and implementation. Provides consultation on complex ICAM related projects and is considered to be the top-level contributor/specialist in most phases of ICAM systems analysis and implementation. Develops migration approach and tools for applications and users using different forms of authentication, authorization and provisioning to enterprise ICAM platforms. Provides SME to develop concept of operations on administration, identity policy enforcement, migration, separation of duties and change management for ICAM solutions.

The Senior ICAM Architect organizes and directs the configuration and operation of information management systems.  Responsible for coordinating with other system administrators to provide the day-to-day system administration to include system and resource optimization, and user assistance.  Conducts capacity and performance analysis, and provides system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.  Increases system administrator efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts, develops system administrator procedures, and conducts system administrator training and skills assessments. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems

Able to perform direct and advisory roles in oversight, planning and implementation of projects and initiatives.  Responsible for the design, planning, & integration of various database development efforts for a variety of applications.  Advise management and team members of risks associated with technologies and implementation approaches and identify methods of risk mitigation. Conduct problem resolution and identify process improvements.  Interface as needed at multiple levels of management, providing information and thought leadership in technical areas.

Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Create custom image containers with specific configurations
  • Create containerized virtual networks, volume mappings, and port passthroughs
  • Automate deployment and management of containers via automation scripting
  • Troubleshoot issues across the enterprise to include containerization issues
  • Create containerization architecture that can scale or shrink “on-demand”
  • Ability to navigate Linux CLI, troubleshoot, create services, update OS, etc.
  • Create service stacks which can easily be duplicated across the enterprise in an automated manner
  • Implement automation orchestration to replace repetitive tasks which are being conducted manually
  • Provide recommendations for improvement across the enterprise as well as migration strategies from legacy to containerized and automated platforms
  • Strength in multitasking and prioritization in order to meet periodically changing deadlines
  • Self-starting and able to drive projects to completion in a fast moving environment
  • Solid communications skills, both written and verbal.  Able to create, discuss and explain technical documentation.
  • Develops documentation for engineering from requirements and architectural designs, and diagrams.
  • Actively manages project risks and issues to close technical gaps in the project. Extensive experience as a systems engineer in a government environment, dealing with business critical, high availability systems.
  • Experience of designing and implementing highly available solutions.
  • Ensure data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that improved the performance, security, and reliability of the system



  • 15+ years of experience
  • Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree and additional experience may substitute
  • Must possess and maintain a U.S. Secret Security clearance, TS/SCI preferred
  • Must meet 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification requirements
  • Experience conducting analytical studies including enterprise architectures that relate to ICAM
  • Identity Management and Authentication/Authorization experience
  • Experience in designing and implementing DoDAF enterprise identity, credential, and access management architecture.

Desired Skills:

  • Linux+ or equivalent certificate/experience
  • Experience developing coding/scripting to build required automation and tools
  • Experience with DevSecOps concepts, tools and automation skills
  • Familiarity with industry standard host-based security systems (HBSS) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions (ACAS)
  • Experience configuring and/or utilizing monitoring/logging solutions
  • Mixed operating systems experience: (Linux, Windows)
  • Experience troubleshooting issues related to storage

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

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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.