Enterprise Cloud Architect

Clearance Level
Not Applicable, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ60597

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a Enterprise Cloud Architect to join our large IT infrastructure program in support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) based in Research Triangle Park, NC. As the cloud architect, you will work with a team engineers to design and implement secure Cloud solutions (Azure/AWS). This role will define the overall Cloud Architecture and provide input into design and operational activities based on best practices and tailored to the clients’ needs and infrastructure. In this role, the candidate should have a strong understanding of application, server, network security, and government requirements such as FISMA, FedRAMP, and ATO process. The role will also provide the business level input necessary for the customer to maximize the benefit of the cloud environment.

All in all, you should bring a solid architecture background with experience conceptualizing and strategizing Cloud solutions.

Position is for full time employment and will be based at GDIT’s office in Research Triangle Park, NC.  Remote/Telework will be considered. 


  • Participate in the product evaluation and selection process
  • Provide architecture expertise to the program team and government staff, and assist in development of products and deliverables to further the strategy and goals of a large government organization that is in transition to a Cloud hosting model
  • Provide management of research and evaluation of  current market trends, best practices and preferred architectural approach to ensure the solution matches services/agency needs
  • Assists and supports client activities to eliminate gaps or inconsistencies in the initial solution, architectural design, deliverables, benefits and messaging
  • Assist existing support staff during the rollout, transition, & operational phases



  • Bachelors and 10+ years IT knowledge and demonstrated hands-on experience in server systems engineering and administration or network engineering (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • 5+ years’ experience managing in a matrix organization
  • Subject Matter Expert in Cloud Technologies, including professional experience architecting and operating solutions built on Azure or AWS
  • Understanding of Cloud technologies (VPC, RDS, IAM, Storage, ELB) and others
  • Experience with High-Availability, Fault Tolerance, Scalability, Database Concepts, System and Software
  • Understanding of application, server, and network security and government requirements such as FISMA/FedRAMP
  • Direct experience in an enterprise large-scale hosted computing environment
  • Experience with hybrid Cloud environments
  • Experience assessing, planning, designing, and migrating/transforming legacy applications to the Cloud
  • Working knowledge of software development tools, web services, and methodologies
  • Experience managing projects related to cloud establishment 



  • Must possess strong organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience working with senior level stakeholders
  • Ability to convey complex technical concepts to less technical audiences is critical.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Must be able to work in a matrix organization
  • Must be able to articulate cloud technologies and approaches to all levels of customer and contractor personnel


  • Continuous integration/continuous deployment environments are strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of DevOps technologies is preferred
  • Configuration management using systems such as Puppet (preferred), Ansible, Chef, or similar
  • Container systems (Kubernetes, Mesosphere, Docker)
  • Knowledge of development methodologies and more than one of the following languages: .NET, Java, PHP, Perl, Python, or Ruby.
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.