Chief Engineering Architect

Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2017
Aug 21, 2017
Full Time
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. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

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

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

 5. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements. 6. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

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

 8. Serves as a technical team or task lead.

 9. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibility.

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

 11. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

 2. Master's degree in computer or IT engineering preferred


3. CCAr, CCIE, VCP, CCP-V, MCSA, or equivalent certs

Qualifications 15-20 years of related systems engineering experience.

TS/SCI:  Must be current and approved at award


Additionally, the Chief Enginnering Architect must have background with the following:


Engineering/architecting classified enterprise IT solutions
Engineering/architecting classified enterprise telecommunication solutions
IT and telecom solutoin design and ops
IT and telecomm solution security
Networking and network-based software apps
Virtualization and virtualization-based SW and HW solutions
Encryption devices and procedures as they relate to classified networks
Developing system security architecture and applying IA policy
Up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging IT and telecomm technology

  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.