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Data Architect

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)

Job Family: Solutions Architect

GDIT is seeking a Data Architect to support a mission-critical system modernization initiative in a highly complex information technology environment. We are looking for a technology leader whose expertise customers and the team respect and who can effectively communicate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

U.S. Citizenship is required and the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identifies, assesses, and resolves complex business problems/issue/risks
  • Ensure innovation and optimization are ongoing processes
  • Engages employees and customers on a routine basis to fully understand customer requirements and employee capabilities
  • Design Data delivery solutions for active and future work leveraging modern DataOps principles and tools
  • Supportsthe full lifecycle of growth activities.

    Required Skills / Experience

    • At least 10 years of engineering, technology architecture and delivery experience
    • At least 10 years of experience developing the strategy for and building data and analytics solutions
    • At least 5 years of experience leading strategic data migration efforts
    • Experience supporting complex Federal IT programs
    • Experience designing data structures and creating solutions in Microsoft Azure
    • Experience leveraging DevOps and DataOps tools and principles in delivery
    • Experience developing CI/CD processes and procedures with teams in delivery
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Experience in effectively communicating with stakeholders at all levels of the customer organization

      Preferred Skills / Experience

      • Experience with Spark, SQL, and data pipeline tools
      • Microsoft certifications for Azure architecture
      • Databricks certifications and experience


        • Masters or Bachelors Degree - technical discipline preferred
        • 10+ years of federal IT experience

          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.

          The likely salary range for this position is $168,000 - $252,000, 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.

          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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Boulder , Data Architect, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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