New Orleans, Louisiana

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA LA New Orleans - 1201 Elmwood Park Blvd (LAC021)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ128627

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Software Development

Job Description:

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Solutions Architect. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

The Solutions Architect will be responsible for ensuring the technology and solution alignment of all development and maintenance work on the program.

HOW A SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:
  • Lead solution development and IT architecture to deliver the achievement of the Technology Roadmap.
  • Determine the best technical solution to solve a problem or deliver the business requirement.
  • Ensure all application and infrastructure solutions are designed, developed, and maintained holistically to deliver BPA management and IT objectives and Technology roadmap.
  • Ensure that all solutions comply with program wide technical design, coding, and security standards.
  • Ensure that all solutions are developed to maximize reuse of services and components, meet required performance standards, and minimize maintenance costs.
  • Present and describe the structure, characteristics, behavior, and other aspects of application and COTS software to project stakeholders.
  • Defining features, phases, and solution requirements.
  • Providing specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent experience.

Required Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience leading solution architecture and design using diverse sets of development and GIS technologies and functional skills on large programs
  • 5 + years of system development experience using Agile Scrum methodologies

Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Expert-level ability to understand overall IT strategy and apply/implement IT strategy in assigned projects/initiatives
  • Expert-level ability to communicate complex technical information and solutions with senior level Government or Industry stakeholders
  • Formal advanced Scaled Agile accreditations such as Scaled Agile (SAFe) Agilist, SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), SAFe Advanced Scrum Master, SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager is preferred

Security Clearance Level:
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust Clearance

Location:
  • On-Site

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

401K with company match

Comprehensive health and wellness packages

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:
Hybrid

Work Location:
USA LA New Orleans

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

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.

Who We Are Looking For 

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.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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