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Senior Solutions Architect

Location Washington, United States
Posted 14-October-2020

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Job Family:

Solutions Architect

Job Description:

GDIT has a position opening for a Senior Solutions 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 planningResponding 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 initiativeFacilitating staff in conducting Fit-Gap evaluations of proposed COTS solutionsProviding advice and support for systems development and engineering projectsCoordinating reachback with technical subject matter experts (SME) within GDIT to obtain specific knowledge or expertise to address technical issuesPreparing deliverable reports and briefings



BA/BS and 15 years of relevant experienceStrong knowledge of information technology, including all layers of the IT stackStrong knowledge of commercial products/solutions, especially COTS software application products (eg, CRM, ECM, BPM, etc.)Solution architecture experienceSuccessful systems development experience involving COTS integrationExperience developing lifecycle cost estimates for technical solutionsStrong communication, presentation and facilitation skillsCustomer service orientation


MA/MS in Computer Science or EngineeringExperience architecting and/or leading application modernization initiativesUnderstanding of federal enterprise architecture conceptsFederal IT capital planning knowledge and experienceBusiness analysis skills

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:

Less than 10%

T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington

Additional Work Locations:

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.

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