AWS Architect - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


District of Columbia
United States

REQ#: RQ63287

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

We are looking for a full time AWS Cloud Architect to work on designing new systems in AWS cloud environment and migrate systems from On-Prem Oracle based portal systems. This resource will play a key technical role in the development, and implementation of cloud based solutions. This person will play a technical architect and design role throughout the life-cycle of the project and will have significant interaction with key client personnel. This includes taking a lead role in the cloud architecture and engineering practice. Other activities include participating in design meetings with other team members to design user friendly application which are 508 compliant; and conducting research and evaluation of AWS cloud based software-related technologies and products.

Supports business by developing technical and business 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.

Develop, enhance and maintain established service design procedure and process by applying process frameworks and methodologies.

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.

Provide updates to stakeholders on project cost, schedule, and quality in comparison to stakeholder objectives.

Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced colleagues.

May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)

Recognized as a subject matter expert in a specific technology.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ years technical experience in architecture/design
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience using Oracle ADF and design, development and deployment of ADF applications
  • 8+ years of experience programming/developing rich client web applications using J2EE specs including Java, JSF, EJB, Oracle ADF Framework
  • 4+ of Experience and understanding of Infrastructure as Code, Automation, and Orchestration
  • 4+ of Experience in AWS implementation to include core AWS resources (VPC, EC2, S3 etc.) and advanced AWS resources (lambda, cloud front).
  • Experience in setting up AWS Cognito Identity and Access management tool and ADFS and providing access to integrate applications via API Gateway.
  • Strong CLI and API technology use experience (e.g. PowerShell, Python, YAML or JSON)
  • Knowledge and experience in building APIs within AWS and API Transit Gateway
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and tools. Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment tools and processes using Jenkins, GitHub and Jira tools.
  • Experience with Oracle Business process management, service bus and Oracle SOA Suite
  • Experience using Oracle SOA Suite to develop transformers and transporters
  • Familiarity with MicroServices architecture, working experience
  • Strong experience with Oracle SQL, distributed technologies, Frameworks and Application servers
  • Experience with all phases of a project lifecycle development process (analysis, design, code, test, migrate)
  • Ability to provide production and maintenance support and prior government consulting experience.
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certificate

Desired Skills:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional
  • Experience with Docker, Chef/Puppet, Selenium and Atlassian tool suite a plus
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.