Database Architect/Administrator - US Citizenship required

General Dynamics Information Technology, Mclean Virginia

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Database Analysis/Design

Job Description:

Senior Database Architect/Administrator required with experience with Postgres.

The candidate must be proficient in Oracle.

The candidate will work in an agile team in an AWS environment. The project is located in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Candidate must be US citizen and ability to get USCIS 6c Public Trust clearance.  

4 Years of experience in networking, server virtualization, or Cloud transitions

Gathers requirements and designs Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud based system deployments and system transitions.  Architecting and planning migrations to commercial cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Office 365, Google Cloud Platform, or similar cloud platforms.  May perform in a supervisory or technical lead role on a team of Architects leading the design and recommendations.  A Cloud Solution Architect 2 generally does not perform the actual implementation of the solution.  The following types of tasks may be performed by the Cloud Solution Architect 2.

 Work with end users and application experts to elicit requirements for designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in cloud based systems
 Lift and shift planning for an existing on-premises application to cloud based systems
 Ingress and egress planning for data migration to and from cloud based systems
 Selecting the appropriate cloud service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements
 Integration with on-premises enterprise networks and systems
 Identifying appropriate use of cloud architectural best practices
 Estimating cloud costs and identifying cost control mechanisms
 Providing tasking and oversight over other technical members of the team performing the design and architecture
 Providing technical clarity and direction to Cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS Consultants as needed
 Reviews final work products for correctness and adherence to design concepts

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), Engineering, or related discipline or substitute 4 years’ experience involving cloud based architecture or implementation.  Obtaining and maintaining an industry recognized applicable Cloud Computing vendor certification can be substituted for a BS Degree.     

  • Postgres
  • SQL and NoSQL DB
  • Oracle, Open Source SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Agile Development

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Some Telecommuting Allowed

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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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