GDIT is seeking a Cloud Solutions Architect to help current and future Government agencies implement and realize the benefits of large-scale cloud computing. This is one of the most senior technical leadership positions within our Federal Civilian Division. In support of our Federal Civilian $3.5B annual portfolio, you will partner with our customers, other Solution Architects, and GDITs horizontal support groups (e.g. Digital Consulting and Solutions, Cyber Security) to refine strategies and approaches, as well as current and future capabilities needed to meet long-term needs.
In a sea of businesses striving to deliver solutions for government, defense, and intelligence agencies, what differentiates GDIT is our team. Who you work with is just as important as what you do, and we strive to promote a positive and collaborative culture. We have a clear, exciting idea of where our organization is going and what we are trying to accomplish. We provide a strong entrepreneurial feel with the freedom to maneuver and the ability to interact with a staff that will drive a winning solution.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Support the Federal Civilian CTO, Section Directors, Service Area senior technical leaders, and other Solution Architects by providing deep domain expertise in cloud technologies for public, private, community and hybrid clouds. Serve as a key member of GDIT technical direction leadership, defining GDITs cloud strategy and indirect offering investment
Serve as a cloud subject matter expert across the pursuit lifecycle and within an integrated growth team, including capture and business development, to win top Health and Civilian opportunities
Meet regularly with government customers for civilian and health related agencies, including C-level and SES-level, learning their mission challenges and demonstrating our companys value
Identify, mentor and develop GDITs technical talent, defining training, career path and opportunities for advancement.
Architect solutions and provide subject matter expertise in cloud solutions including architecting and providing life cycle management for secure cloud based workloads.
Architect cloud migration solutions using proven methodologies and tools, with expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform.
Demonstrate to our customers a deep understanding of governance, compliance, and cyber security (ATO, System Security, Risk Management, Incident Management)
Drive market demand for hybrid cloud solutions by providing concise messages tailored for GDIT customers and their desired outcomes.
Provide domain expertise in the area of cloud for proposal responses. Readily engages with existing account teams to perform gap analysis, apply cloud migration expertise, and introduce next generation cloud technologies
Collaborate closely with our leveraged service center to incubate, design, and deliver leveraged hybrid cloud offerings.
Engage and participate in the cloud community of practitioners to build a strong sense of community and provide meaningful corporate reach bac
Understand and remain current with market trends, and works with the Federal Civilian CTO and horizontal support groups to define new markets by collaborating with customers, partners, and internal stakeholders to understand requirements and shape GDIT capabilities and offerings
Work with industry in tailoring solution and approach strategies specific for our customer’s evolving needs
Work in collaboration with other solution architects to generate white papers, RFI, and RFP response
Shape procurement through presentations to clients and through speaking engagements
Identify and determines events for GDIT to participate
Identify Small Businesses with cloud skills that GDIT can partner with to improve our solutions
Lead and help to build Proof of Concept offerings to demo to customers
20+ years of IT experience
10+ years of business solutions experience
Experience defining technical strategy and winning large-scale opportunities.
Strong written communication skills and experience with Federal Contracting and supporting responses to Federal solicitations (RFP, RFI, etc)
Experience working with Infrastructure and Cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, GCP etc.), and related company products and services and well versed in IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings
Experience working with tools and services in the areas of Cloud orchestration, configuration management, monitoring, log aggregation and other associated service areas
Working knowledge of Cloud management technologies such as ServiceNow, CloudCheckr and others
Experience with Cloud system and application migration and generation of related business case
Experience developing Cloud charge back solutions
Knowledge of PaaS offerings such as Redhat Openshift, Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes is preferred
Knowledge designing CI/CD tool chain, PaaS, and enabling DevOps in a cloud environment
Knowledge of security standards such as FedRAMP, FISMA and Security Requirements Guide (SRG)
Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Willingness to travel, mostly DC metro; less than 1 week per quarter will be required to travel outside DC metro
Bachelors degree in business administration, computer science, information technology or related field
Architecting expertise with multiple cloud technologies such as AWS, MSFT Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and VCloud Air
Deep knowledge of vCloud Air, and other converged infrastructure stacks such as CPS, HCP, and VCE
Experience creating technology road maps and evaluating total-cost-of-ownership of solutions is preferred
Experience working with appropriate programming languages, operating systems, product-line hardware and software
Strong ability to lead and work in a team environment
Strong writing, communication and collaboration skills including the ability to work across all levels of the organization – experience advising C-level colleagues and customers.
Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.
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.