General Dynamics Information Technology Sr. Cloud Architect- AWS, Azure, GCP-Remote in Topeka, Kansas
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Public Trust/Other Required: Other
Job Family: Cloud
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are looking for Sr. Cloud Architects to design and implement core cloud architectures for the our customer. Our teams take an automation first approach to cloud management, meaning we follow Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practice and aim to design systems whose deployment and management is automated from the beginning. As a Sr. Cloud Architect, you will be expected to both lead teams in designing cloud architectures as well as express those architectures in modularized Terraform, Cloudformation, ARM templates or other IaC frameworks.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Sr. Cloud Architect, you will be embedding with team migrating applications from on premise to the cloud. In this role, a typical day will include:
Work with a team of DevOps/SecOps Engineers to architect AWS with the responsibility to ensure the customer maintains an overall cohesive integration with itself, partner systems, and solutions.
Support and advise on application assessment, migration, and modernization
Provide recommendations to optimize Cloud usage costs by analyzing usage patterns and trends while providing recommendations for consolidating instance types based on demand across all billing accounts.
Create assessments that include cloud deployment type (public/hybrid), cloud tier (AWS, Azure, and Google), OS, COTS, codebase, database, cloud services, application dependencies, disaster resilience requirements.
Design cloud infrastructure, virtual private cloud, virtual private network, relational database services, auto scaling, and computing resources to meet customers’ requirements.
Maintain an understanding of advancing cloud capabilities, IT and business needs, while identifying and proposing cost and functional efficiency options for the customer’s collaborative decisions and actions.
Create and maintain a roadmap of customer enhancements according to the customer’s decisions and directions.
Deliver end-to-end cloud architecture solutions
Provide expertise in high availability, contingency planning, and automated provisioning.
Collaborate with enterprise architecture team and other stakeholders to determine enterprise tools, technologies and processes.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
U. S. Citizen and/or Green Card holder
Ability to secure a Public Trust clearance
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline
Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification from one of the major Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
3+ years’ AWS experience in a solutions delivery role.
3+ years’ experience with solutions delivery using well-architected cloud frameworks, services, and technologies
10+ years total IT, development or architecture experience.
Experience designing and building applications in one or more Infrastructure as Code frameworks.
Expertise in cloud service delivery models
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience working with senior level stakeholders and development teams
Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing to convey cloud technologies and solutions to all levels of customer personnel
Expertise in developing, maintaining and contributing to technical and process documentation.
2+ years’ experience working within a DevSecOps/DevOps environment, utilizing AWS solutions, and provisioning/automating cloud infrastructure, services and tools.
Experience in deploying infrastructure following CI/CD practices, including building pipelines.
Application development background preferred
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
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.
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.