Rockville, Maryland

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA MD Rockville
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ59257

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Job Family:
Software Development

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking a Appian Architect in Rockville, MD to join our team supporting the FDA.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for: advancing the public's health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; helping the public acquire the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

As a Appian Architect involved in all phases of the development life cycle, you will participate in design sessions, both from custom code as well as architecture stand point.Additional duties to include:

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead thought process on how to best leverage the software to solve business problems - both known and unknown
  • Leverage deep industry and product-specific knowledge to support the end-to-end software development lifecycle of a large-scale Appian based digital transformation effort
  • Manage Appian architecture design and security decisions
  • Provide input on Appian related technical matters, including development approaches, ad hoc technical issues and questions on environment and technical specifications
  • Work closely with IT teams to manage integration of Appian and other existing core systems
  • Liaison between business stakeholders, product manager, broader IT organization, Appian implementation partners, and senior leadership to ensure business objectives are met and value is captured
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of Appian documentation artifacts, including architecture and infrastructure diagrams
  • Guide technical implementation teams on front-end user experience and user interface decisions

Required Qualifications:
  • 6+ years development experience in Appian
  • 3+ years architect experience in Appian
  • Track record of managing successful Appian implementations
  • Ability to come up with creative solutions when challenges in implementation arise
  • Thorough understanding of and experience in software development lifecycle and Agile delivery methodology
  • Expertise in design and implementation of business integrations and complex enterprise integrations
  • Ability to provide estimates/sizing for high-level requirements
  • Deep experience in developing and managing Appian workflows, user interfaces, decision rules, and data models
  • Experience in various types of rules (business rules, integration rules, validation rules)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Strong initiative and sense of ownership

Desired Qualifications and Experience:
  • Custom Application development experience outside of Appian
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Data Analytics

Attributes for Success:
  • Team First Mindset
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

T elecommuting Options:
Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:
USA MD Rockville

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.\n\nGDIT 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.


Rockville, Maryland

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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