LEAD ENTERPRISE ARCHITECT – SIPR Modernization

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

REQ#: RQ133130

Travel Required: 25-50%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

A career at GDIT as an Enterprise Architect means owning your opportunity to help support and advance our client’s mission.  At GDIT, developing Enterprise solutions is f what we do—providing the customer with solutions to support the entirety of their endeavor, and we’re constantly evolving our approach to meeting their biggest challenges.

HOW A Lead Enterprise Architect MAKES AN IMPACT

At GDIT a Lead Enterprise Architect provides technical and process leadership to integrate ideas with program execution; we bring together concepts, strategy, operations, technologies, and solutions.  The Army’s Secure Internet Protocol Modernization program effort is in direct support of the Department of the Army, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, PM Global Enterprise Network Modernization Americas implements the Army’s Global Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) Network Program (A-GSN).  GDIT will provide an Enterprise look to modernization and will bring together commercial and government solutions to modernize and secure the backbone of the Army’s classified network.

The SIPRNet is a classified network, used for Command and Control (C2), that is part of the larger Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) and extends into the Army’s portion of the DoDIN (referred to as the DoDIN-A). The Global SIPR Network will be a network of, at a minimum, 6 globally dispersed nodes that enable SIPR connectivity in all theaters.  This program has an objective requirement to scale to 150,000 SIPR virtual desktop infrastructure users, enable the mission partner environment through Multiple Independent Levels of Security, and provide connectivity to multiple types of users through multi-site or End User Device connectivity. The program globally will provide improved SIPR Multi-site, mobility access, wireless, and data- at-rest capabilities using Nation Security Agency (NSA) approved Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Network.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Define, maintain, and communicate the overarching program solution
  • Develop concepts, Analysis, and Design of high availability classified enterprise infrastructure with seamless integration of classified cloud and edge services; Evaluate cloud and cloud edge services for adoption and integration with on premise solutions. Consider RMF and CSfC registration implications of solution alternatives.  Analyze and evaluate total cost of ownership and pricing models
  • Collaborate with GDIT and teammate Subject Matter Experts within and external to the program and maintain current technology awareness; Provide broad technical guidance to the team in areas of cloud, networking, classified systems architecture, MILS/MLS, and COTS/GOTS solutions; Represent the GDIT team on enterprise level boards
  • Integrate multiple enterprise scale CSfC capability packages, security suites, and virtual infrastructure
  • Drive scalability. Design enterprise automation and integration suites.  Develop standard operating procedures and system documentation
  • Provide concept, strategy, and architecture guidance to the program manager and the technical team.  Mentor and coach less experienced engineers
  • Provide high-level design objectives to meet client and organization work goals and serve as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems.
  • Assure quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and site visits.
  • Perform business development activities at all stages, to include identifying opportunities to integrate with other customer products
  • Develop, review, and approve plans, schedules, and other program documents.
  • Prepare and provide various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

    SCOPE: Manage a large team of multiple disciplines including Telecommunications Enterprise IT (ITSM) and Cybersecurity Services.  Schedule execution of implementation activities with high complexity.  Be responsible for program(s) with annual revenues of $250-500 million.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCEED:

  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent experience.  An advanced technical degree is highly desired.
  • Required Experience: 10+ years of increasingly responsible, architecturally oriented engineering roles in disciplines such as systems engineering, systems integration, infrastructure engineering, Information Security, and IT networks implementation, clout native architecture, application containerization
  • Required Technical Skills: Ten or more years systems architecture experience across numerous technology platforms
  • Security Clearance Level:  DoD SECRET Clearance Required; TS preferable

Required Skills and Abilities:

Enterprise architecture methodologies and tools.  Exceptional verbal and written communication skills applied to the development and presentation of technical materials appropriate to a broad spectrum of audiences.

  • Knowledge of Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework.
  • Design of Information Technology roadmaps
  • Demonstrated ability to be a trusted advisor
  • Understanding of Army policies, organization, and processes.  Integration and alignment of Army policies, organizational constructs, and processes
  • DoD IAT Level II or higher

Preferred Skills:

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent experience
  • High degree of independent action and initiative to resolve issues
  • Understanding of Army Networks construction, Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) commercial products
  • DOD IAT level III qualified

Location:  Hybrid, frequent travel within the Northern Virginia area and at implementation site required

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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.