Solution Architect

Fairfax, VA
Feb 21, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
General Summary

Experienced, detailed oriented, technology focused Application Architect responsible for supporting mission-critical business areas such as Procurement, Business Development, Collaboration, Service Management, and Human Resources. This individual will work actively with the GDIT business community to solve business problems with systematic and process solutions that fit with company/customer system architecture standards.


    Performs complex systems and applications development and design work that may include logic design, firmware development, model formulation, and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and systems engineering tasks.Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis to Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems.Plans upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.Develops logical and physical technology documentation on new or existing systems.Develops and conducts quality review to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance as neededDetermines applications specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.Evolves into a subject-matter expert who can easily liaise between IT and other departments.Collaborate with other departments and IT to develop business cases associated with new project requests.Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced architects, and may have supervisory responsibilities.Perform other duties as required or assigned. 

    Advanced knowledge and awareness of current information technology products, services, and solutions.Advanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques.Must be able to work independently on complex tasks which require analysis and action.Must be able to work well with staff members and user community, especially with senior business management staff. Person must be able to interact with employees at all levels of the companyWork hours may include meetings schedule outside of normal working hours. Demands during peak times may require work hours outside of normal working hours. Occasional travel may be 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.


Qualifications 10-15 years of related systems or application engineering experience.

  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.