Enterprise Cloud Solutions Architect

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Doral, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cloud Computing

Cloud Solutions

Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft Azure

Reference Architectures

REQ#: RQ170461
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Job Description

The Enterprise Cloud Solutions Architect will help design and develop architecture strategies for the SOUTHCOM customer's Cloud Adoption, Migration & Operationalization efforts as part of it's overall cybersecurity & IT modernization program (SCITES). The Cloud Architect will provide leadership, subject matter expertise, and deliverables in/around Cloud 'strategy(ies)', Cloud 'architectures', Cloud 'best practice (people, process & technology)', Cloud 'operating/economic models', and Cloud 'cybersecurity, compliance, and risk mitigation in a DoD environment.'

These activities & efforts will be in parallel to others ongoing which are enabling Zero Trust Architecture Strategy & Deployment, a Transition to IPv6, Technical Debt Reduction, Normalization of the Terrain, and other significant 'strategic & tactical change programs' across the SOUTHCOM organizations, Area of Responsibility (AOR), its Component Commands, Task Forces and diverse array of environments and networks.

Duties & Qualifications

  • 15+ years’ experience of large-scale Enterprise Cloud Architecture, Design, and Mobilization within a DoD/Military or other State or Federal government environment.
  • Refine and implement the enterprise cloud strategy, migration approaches, and operating models that align with customer and the Department of Defense (DOD) vision & mission objectives.  Including but not limited to 'multi-cloud (e.g., Azure, AWS, DISA, Other)', 'hybrid cloud-onprem (environments & networking platforms)', 'Impact Levels IL2, IL5, IL4, & IL6', 
  • Design and implement the enterprise cloud management office (CMO), including but not limited to Policies, Budgets, Standards, Governance, Innovation Initiatives, Cloud COE, Brokering, and Shared Services.
  • Design / Implement / Operationalize cloud Identity Management & Governance framework in accordance with DoD, DISA E-ICAM, and SOUTHCOM guidelines, including access control(s), gateway management, etc. leveraging Zero Trust Architecture Security principles for all cloud-based DAAS (Data, Applications, Assets and Services).
  • Internal "Coordination and Collaboration" with SCITES, SOUTHCOM, GDIT, GDIT sub-contractors, work center teams, stakeholders, and vendors for the smooth implementation and adoption of the SOUTHCOM enterprise cloud capabilities.
  • External "Coordination and Collaboration" with other DoD commands &/or teams (CENTCOM, INDOPACOM, DISA, Mission Partners, etc.), stakeholders, GDIT Partners, and vendors for the smooth implementation and adoption of the SOUTHCOM enterprise cloud capabilities.

Industry Certifications should include one or more of the following:

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Azure Administrator, Azure DevSecOps, Etc.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • VMware Cloud Certification

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related field
  • Experience with FedRAMP, GOVCloud, etc.
  • Experience with DoD Cloud Authorization Processes
  • DoD/Military or other State or Federal government, or Aerospace & Defense Commercial Business Experience
  • Familiarity with NIST Cloud Reference Architecture
  • Familiarity with DoD Secure Cloud Computing Architecture
  • Familiarity with DoD Zero Trust Reference Architecture


  • Secret or higher


  • On-site M - F
  • Doral, FL (Miami)
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $184,662 - $230,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.