Senior Enterprise Architect in Arlington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for the  design, test, implement, and operationalize the SDN solution in a controlled and measurable fashion in order to reduce the risk to customer and mission performance. Responsible for successful execution and implementation of all phases of the effort, with defined governance “gates” between phases requiring government review at the completion of the phase. All phases below shall be tracked as major milestones in the Contractor’s IMS. The team’s updated IMS shall account for government review, required updates, and acceptance after each phase. The Contractor may propose approaches such as overlapping activity across multiple phases in order to streamline execution of the overall program.

Develop and effectively use an engineering and deployment approach that:

  • Delivers a functional system that meets all requirements of this performance work statement and this PWS and PWS Attachment A: Technical Specifications Requirement Document (TSRD) (incorporated herein by reference);
  • Minimizes time to begin deploying services to end users;
  • Minimizes end user disruption; and
  • Rapidly addresses any discovered solution defects.

Once the solution begins servicing end users, follow all JSP Change Management processes and coordinate with the JSP Joint Network Operations and Security Center (JNOSC) for system changes, upgrades, and deployment activities.

Job Requirements

15-20 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.


At least two nationally recognized certifications for senior network administrators/engineers/architects, and one of these certifications must be tied to the proposed solution’s routers and switches.

IAT Level III in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M

Demonstrated Skills:

Ability to analyze requirements; plan and develop technical solutions and frameworks; develop test and implementation plans, analyze and evaluate networks,

Use of current and emergent network design principles and protocols

Experience with network virtualization technologies and vendors

Experience with multi-tenant network architectures

Experience with specific designing and modernize a complex network to separate control from data planes.

Familiarity with a width variety network routing and switching equipment devices from multiple vendors

Scripting languages such as Pearl, Python.

Awareness of DoD JIE-JRSS architecture, and design experience for a DoD network within the last 3 years.

Work Experience, min 12 years:

5+ years primary role operating, troubleshooting, installing network routers and switches

5+ years primary role designing, architecting routed and switched networks

2+ years as senior or lead network architect in multi-tenant network

2+ years as senior or lead network architect in planning, designing, and building software defined networks

3+ years DoD environment

Security Clearance:  Active Top Secret/SCI (or eligible)

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. 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.