Farmingdale, New Jersey

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA MD Home Office (MDHOME)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ104773

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

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Job Family:
Solutions Architect

Job Description:

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government. We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted. Our work depends on a AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer joining our team supporting the Healthcare Fraud Prevention Partnership (HFPP) Trusted Third Party (TTP).

This is a remote based role. Candidates must reside in the US

In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of the TTP cloud backlog, roadmap, and operations to achieve the strategic objectives of the Customer and the Program.
  • Work with program stakeholders to execute development, engineering, and design tasks to deliver cloud resources and automations as required.
  • Work with other cloud engineering team members, program stakeholders using Agile to iteratively deliver and enhance cloud infrastructure and automation capabilities.
  • Provide operations and engineering support for security, software development, ETL, and data analyst teams as needed
  • Acts as a subject-matter expert for multiple areas including; system engineering, cybersecurity, and configuration management.
  • Plan, design and implement AWS cloud hosted system additions and/or enhancements. Make recommendations to program leadership and stakeholders.
  • Evaluate new application, infrastructure and cloud decisions in existing context of applications, infrastructure, standards, current business strategy and future business strategy.
  • Implement tools and automation for infrastructure provisioning, monitoring, diagnostics, and scaling
  • Develops business case analysis on potential projects.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Ensure security is integrated into all architecture solutions.
  • Identify solutions based on business and technical criteria, analyzes alternatives based on trade space, and implements designs.
  • Research current and emerging technologies and process methodologies and proposing changes and tailoring where needed.
  • Assess the system and business process architectures currently in place and works with staff to recommend improvements.
  • Ensure technical architecture teams deliver efficient and effective system solutions to support business goals and objectives.
  • Prepare and present test plan, technical presentations, and analyst briefings.
  • Identify customer requirements, analyze alternatives and conduct product recommendations related to software, platform and network configurations.
  • Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced colleagues.

What you will need:
  • Ability to provide engineering expertise in support of dynamic, computationally-intensive analytic projects, including Machine Learning, in close collaboration with data scientists, and to provide visibility and planning for cost controls in the AWS cloud environment/Snowflake.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and tools including managing work using Jira
  • Up-to-Date knowledge and experience in cloud infrastructure design and engineering best practices
  • Experience developing Infrastructure as Code, automation, and code pipelines
  • Hands on experience designing highly-available cloud architectures
  • Planning and executing complex IT engineering projects/operations
  • Solid experience in planning, design, and implementation of AWS solutions using Lambda, API Gateway, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, EventBridge etc.
  • Hands on experience employing CI/CD and DevSecOps concepts
  • Containerization experience with Kubernetes, Docker, AWS ECS/EKS
  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems (RHEL/Debian) and its fundamentals. Windows knowledge a plus.
  • Strong scripting skills in at least one of: python, node.js, JavaScript
  • Solid networking knowledge and experience
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with minimal supervision
  • US Citizen/Permanent Resident
  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 20+ years of experience
  • Hands on experience with cloud based Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning services and concepts
  • Hands on experience with Big Data platforms such as EMR, Snowflake, Databricks, Hortonworks, Cloudera, Spark
  • Hands on experience with cloud based containerized AIops, MLops, DataOps
  • Hands on experience with data migrations
  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation
  • Experience in API integration
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
  • AWS DevOps Engineer Certification
  • Working knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc...
  • Knowledge of Jupyter Hub and Notebooks
  • Passion for automation

The likely salary range for this position is $144,000 - $216,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:
Telecommuting 100%

Work Location:
Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.


Farmingdale, New Jersey

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

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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General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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