Technical Architect

Clearance Level
None
Category
Solutions Architect
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Architecture Development

Information Technology (IT) Solutions

Technical Solutions

REQ#: RQ173307
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT has a position opening for a Technical Architect to provide technical leadership and support in the areas of IT planning, solution specification/design, and target architecture development.  The well qualified candidate will have a strong knowledge of information technology and commercial solutions; and significant experience architecting and developing technical solutions.  The preferred candidate will have excellent communications skills, a strong customer service orientation, and experience serving as an advisor to federal CIOs and senior IT managers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participating as a member of the Enterprise Architecture Working Group (EAWG) and working with the GDIT enterprise architecture team to develop target architectures and evaluate IT investment requests.
  • Working with the customer CIO and GDIT project staff to facilitate IT strategic planning
  • Responding to technical questions and research requests from the customer CIO.
  • Performing solution scans and designing and estimating the cost of technical solutions that satisfy the requirements of IT investment requests.
  • Preparing solution packages documenting recommended technical solutions and estimated costs and benefits.
  • Advising/driving an application modernization initiative
  • Facilitating  staff in conducting “Fit-Gap” evaluations of proposed COTS solutions
  • Providing advice and support for systems development and engineering projects
  • Coordinating “reachback” with technical subject matter experts (SME) within GDIT to obtain specific knowledge or expertise to address technical issues
  • Preparing deliverable reports and briefings

Qualifications:

Mandatory

  • BA/BS and 15 years of relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of information technology, including all layers of the IT stack
  • Strong knowledge of commercial products/solutions, especially COTS software application products (e.g., ServiceNow, CRM, ECM, BPM, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure technologies and solutions including Cloud
  • Solution architecture experience
  • Successful systems development experience involving COTS integration
  • Experience developing lifecycle cost estimates for technical solutions
  • Strong communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Customer service orientation

Desirable

  • MA/MS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Experience architecting and/or leading application modernization initiatives
  • Experience leading Cloud migration initiatives
  • Understanding of federal enterprise architecture concepts
  • Federal IT capital planning knowledge and experience
  • Business analysis skills
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

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

Certification

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $154,960 - $189,750. 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. 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.