Solution Architect (SRF 3667) - REMOTE - US Citizenship required

Clearance Level
Solutions Architect
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ118570

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and 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), GDIT provides enterprise IT services for DHS’s biometric identity management system (IDENT) and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to store, match, share, and analyze biometric and biographic data in support of DHS’s strategic mission. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). At the most critical moments of change, we’re there - bringing the resources, solutions, and expertise to help our clients take on some of the world’s biggest challenges - and GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, and intelligence missions.

GDIT is looking for a Senior Enterprise Architect to support the program's Engineering & Design Team. The primary responsibility of the Enterprise Architect is to provide architectural guidance (both business and technical) to managers, technical staff, and the client, and to lead the way in the architecture, design, and transition to implementation of new solutions for the client's production and non-production environments. This role will also be responsible for managing small- to medium-sized solutioning and engineering efforts to successful transition. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

• Develop and maintain architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines
• Stay abreast of IT technologies and identity management capabilities, and brief new products/technologies that may enhance operations and/or reduce operating costs
• Investigate, evaluate, and recommend promising technologies and other potential improvements to value streams, including to system reliability, maintainability, availability, and recoverability and/or to processes, procedures, staff, material, and information required to support, maintain, and operate client applications, databases, operating systems, and infrastructure
• Advise and assist client in forming and maturing details for new developmental engineering or technology implementation projects
• Advise on technology procurements, with regards to processing, data storage, data access, and applications
• Recommend assets for decommissioning

Required Skills / Qualifications:
• U.S. Citizenship
• DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
• BA/BS or equivalent and 10+ years of experience

Skills / Qualifications:
• 15+ years of relevant experience
• Master’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, or information systems field of study
• Strong understanding of enterprise IT infrastructure, networking, and SAN technologies
• Understanding of technologies employed in IDENT and/or the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology System (HART)
• Strong experience in IT requirements gathering, scope definition, analysis, design, and solutioning
• Demonstrated ability to design cloud infrastructure, relational database services, auto-scaling, and computing resources
• Understanding of microservices, containerization, and CI/CD pipeline concepts
• Experience with OpenShift, Docker, Aurora (Amazon), and Jenkins
• Experience creating/editing logical network, physical network, and rack elevation diagrams
• Experience working with datacenters and datacenter process and procedures
• Experience with NetBrain and Microsoft Visio
• Certifications: AWS Solution Architect, ITIL v3/v4 Foundation (or higher), SAFe (SA, SPC, or ARCH)

The likely salary range for this position is $128,000 - $192,000, 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.

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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.