General Dynamics Information Technology Enterprise Management Solution Architect (TS/SCI Required) in Herndon, Virginia

Job Description

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

  1. Performs expert-level systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

  2. Develops technology and process roadmaps for long-term investment planning that prioritizes current operations with the organizations long-term strategic vision.

  3. Develops business case analysis on potential projects.

  4. Ensures security is integrated into all architecture solutions.

  5. Performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  6. Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple tasks and/or programs.

  7. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

  8. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

  9. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

  10. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  11. Serves as a chief architect and/or program architect.

  12. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  13. Leads a team of solution architects in developing a comprehensive enterprise approach that spans technical, management, and cost elements

  14. Serves as primary liaison with senior clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  15. Provides high level expertise to multiple projects and tasks.

  16. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  17. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.

  2. Master's Degree preferred.

Qualifications

20 or more years of related systems engineering experience.

Project Management Institute PMP strongly desired

ITIL Foundation v3 (2011) or 2014

  1. Expert knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  2. Apply System Engineering across the lifecycle of a service from concept of operations and system requirements definition through design, testing, verification/validation and ultimately service replacement/retirement.

  3. Understanding proposal management lifecycle using Shipley methodology framework

  4. Apply ITIL framework in developing to Enterprise Management processing and tools selection/implementation.

  5. Deep understanding of service desk, infrastructure monitoring, ITSM, and CRM tools, functions, and processes

  6. Align business, application, data, and technology perspectives with the organization's technology and governance strategies, policies, and standards

  7. Deliver cost estimation justification by developing repeatable statistical, mathematical, and financial models

  8. Understand the interrelationships of enterprise architectural components and technologies to develop efficient, automated, and integrated solutions

  9. Develop strategies that improve business performance and cost by developing data streams and information flows that meet support business strategies and processes and through continual service improvement.

  10. Analyze and translate business, information, and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions that integrate across applications, systems and platforms to achieve business objectives.

  11. Applied knowledge of ICD 503 Risk Management Framework

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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