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Senior Infrastructure Architect

General Dynamics Information Technology
Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Agency Specific, No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Information Security

Job Description:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.

GDIT supports the customer by leveraging leading-edge IT solutions to improve customer's mission effectiveness while continuously seeking opportunities to increase efficiency. Under the Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) contract, our 110-member team delivers the full breadth of IT services, including infrastructure engineering and operations, software development and maintenance, cyber security, enterprise architecture support, and document processing.

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Infrastructure Architect who can provide functional, technical and business requirements analysis and subject matter expertise related to modernizing information technology and organizational business processes that involve integrating hardware and software components and replacing end-of-life technology, all the while maintaining the Agency's business operations with minimal disruption.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contribute towards market research, CPICs, technical solutions, alternative analysis/DAR, cost-benefit analysis, feasibility studies and basis of estimates
  • Design and develop various on-premise, commercial, and cloud architectures
  • Conduct Agile-based pilots, proof of concepts, and R&D efforts for large enterprise level infrastructure implementations
  • Effectively supports team and others through knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Successfully serves as point of authority and/or source of technical knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent with at least 10 years recent hands-on experience in the related field with 5 years directly applicable design experience on IT Infrastructure, data network technology, and security standards (NIST, FISMA etc.,)
  • Security+ certification required, CCIE is desired (other relevant security certifications may be considered)
  • Extensive knowledge of data network technology and solutions in a Cisco infrastructure
  • Experience with Cisco ACI (Application Centric Integration) technology implementation
  • Experience with data center technology (UCS, VMWare, MDS Switches and Storage) planning, design, and support
  • Experience with project and/or team management

Systems Engineering Skills:
  • Experience with network design, implementation and support of network routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers(F5), proxy servers and wireless infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge of data center technologies, infrastructure and methodologies
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco routers and switches and related network hardware
  • Enterprise knowledge of wireless technology, standards and industry trends
  • Virtualization environment - VMware
  • Cloud Services: AWS, ADFS, O365, AD, Azure, Windows Azure disaster site recovery Design, Configuration, and Management
  • F5 Services: VPN, APPS, external DNS security
  • Other services: SQL, VMware, PKI and Enterprise Architecture
  • Tier 4 as support for Infrastructure, Enterprise IT Systems and Business Systems
  • Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server Installation, configuration, and management
  • In-depth knowledge of IP routing and routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP preferred)
  • Strong background with LAN and WAN protocols (Spanning Tree, HSRP, MPLS, Frame Relay, DSL, Ethernet, 802.1q)
  • Knowledge of ACL's
  • Extensive experience with network management platforms and protocols such as SNMP, RMON, Solar Winds, NetFlow
  • Possess the ability and demonstrated experience to proactively monitor and manage Networks for faults and performance exceptions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have good time management discipline, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently while also coordinating project work and support functions with other team members
  • Good analytical, problem solving, decision-making, attention to detail, customer service, interpersonal and communication skills


Autonomy, career mobility, challenging work, and team environment


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Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

T elecommuting Options:
Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:
USA DC Washington

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.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. - provided by Dice

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