GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM, formerly US-VISIT), GDIT performs operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Automated Biometric Identification System’s (IDENT) production and non-production environments and associated business systems. In support of this effort, GDIT provides Task Order Management, Datacenter Operations, Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations, System Management and Monitoring, Service Request Management, Technology Analysis, and Non-production Support (to include Program Support Systems and Transition). GDIT is looking for a Senior Solutions Engineer with Enterprise Architect experience to support the program's Engineering & Design Team. The primary responsibility of the Enterprise Architect is to lead the way in architecture, design and implementation of new solutions for the Enterprise IDENT environment. This role will be responsible for the architecture and design of both the production and non-production environment. This role will also be responsible for managing small to medium sized engineering efforts to ensure successful completion.Other specific responsibilities include but are limited to: • Provides high-level architectural expertise to managers and technical staff • Develops architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines • Advises on selection of technological purchases, with regards to processing, data storage, data access, and applications development • Sets standards for the client/server relational database structure for the organization • Advises of feasibility of potential future projects to management • Tracks current plans that will require IT resources • Monitors and reviews the success of systems and ensures efficiency and effectiveness • Recommends future computer system technologies that will help in the improvement of business in the organization • Integrates IT solution systems for the business with the existing client systemsRequired Skills / Qualifications:• MS plus 7 years relevant experience• DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability Desired Skills / Qualifications:• Master’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, or information systems field of study plus 12 yrs of directly relevant experience• Prefer prior experience with IDENT [preferred years of “directly relevant” experience]• Experince in IT requirements gathering, scope definition, analysis, design, and implementation efforts• Experience with working with datacenters and understanding their process and procedures• Understanding of IT Infrastructure, Networking, and SAN#GDITpriority 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.