Solution Architect (remote) at General Dynamics Information Technology

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We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges for our clients. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture.

As a Solution Architect supporting a mission-critical Financial Systems Modernization program for a state agency, you will create a technical vision for resolving critical business problems. You will provide business and technical architectural guidance to development teams, business groups, and customers for existing and new products and services.

A typical day includes
  • Identifying technologies based on business and technical criteria, and recommending proposed solution
  • Analyzing alternatives based on project timeline, project budget, and scope of work
  • Developing proof-of-concept to validate proposed solution
  • Prepareing and presenting technical solution to program stakeholders and GDIT management
  • Documenting, designing, debuging, and conducting performance analysis of proof-of-concept or the proposed solution
  • Technical leadership across different technology domains throughout the project lifecycle
  • Acting as a liaison between business team and technical team mapping business objectives to the technical solution
  • Proactively communicating with GDIT management on benefits of new technologies to make key program decision
  • Research on current and emerging technologies and process methodologies and proposes changes and tailoring where needed
  • Assessesing the system and technical architectures currently in place and works with staff to recommend improvements
  • Working with technical teams to deliver efficient and effective technical solutions to support business goals and objectives
  • Identifying customer requirements, analyzes alternatives, and conducts product recommendations related to software, platform, and network configurations
  • Providing updates to GDIT stakeholders on project cost, schedule, and quality in comparison to stakeholder objectives
  • Mentoring and coaching junior team member. May serve as a team or task lead

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

Required:
  • BA/BS in technology (Computer, Electrical, Electronics), or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in core computing disciplines (e.g., Compute, Network, Storage, Security, Database Architecture, Programming)
  • Experience in presenting solutions to the executive management
  • 7+ years' experience in designing and implementing enterprise applications
  • 3+ years' experience in designing technical solution on major cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Supervisory or project management experience


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with major cloud platforms such as Amazon and Microsoft
  • Experience configuring highly available infrastructure environments including security, application services, data services and interfaces
  • Configuring Workflows and Business rules using low code platforms
  • Integration using Representational State Transfer (REST) Application Programming Interfaces
  • Prior experience with containerization and associated toolsets
  • Prior experience with relational databases, preferably Oracle and/or DB2
  • Prior experience in agile development environments

Outstanding Candidates
  • Handle demanding situations with clarity, focus and professionalism, and to respond quickly to quick turnaround taskers.
  • Resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions
  • Exercise excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to management and other stakeholders
  • Have strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams
  • Work independently as well as interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority
  • Use excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources
  • Are self-motivated, well-organized, and strict attention to detail
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Ability to understand and manage customer expectations and software implementation methodology
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you
More Information on General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics Information Technology operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA. General Dynamics Information Technology was founded in 2022. It has 21625 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 261 open jobs at General Dynamics Information Technology, click here.
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