Solution Architect at General Dynamics (Washington DC)

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GDIT has a position opening for a Senior Solutions Architect to provide technical leadership and support in the areas of IT innovation, business process automation and RPA, solution specification/design, and target architecture development. The well qualified candidate will have a strong knowledge of information technology and government solutions; and significant experience architecting, developing and implementing technical solutions. The preferred candidate will have excellent communications skills, a strong customer service orientation, and a proven track record of delivering successful solutions.

Responsibilities include:
  • Perform "as is" and future state "to be" analysis of new business systems, applications, and functions with process flow charts and documentation.
  • Provide expertise on continuous process improvement strategies, organizational redesign, change management activities, and performance measures for complex business processes.
  • Support development of business cases based on high level requirements and business objectives leveraging quantitative cost/benefit analysis methods to demonstrate business value and solution proposal viability to include cost of technical solutions that satisfy the requirements of IT investment requests.
  • Assist in the definition of implementation plans by collaborating with project team members including project managers and other stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Working with the customer CIO and GDIT project staff to facilitate IT strategic planning and implementation.
  • Responding to technical questions and research requests from the customer CIO and division leads.
  • Advising/driving process/application modernization initiatives.
  • 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.

  • 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 RPA and Cloud
  • Solution architecture experience
  • Successful systems development experience involving process improvement efforts and COTS integration
  • Experience developing lifecycle cost estimates for technical solutions
  • Business analysis skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Customer service orientation

  • 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

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 requireemployees 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.

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.
More Information on General Dynamics
General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 621 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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