Data Center Architect

09 Jun 2024

Req ID: RQ177625Type of Requisition: RegularClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: NoneJob Family: Solutions ArchitectSkills:Data Center Architecture,IT System Architecture,Network Architecture Design,Storage ArchitectureExperience:10 + years of related experienceUS Citizenship Required:YesJob Description:Transform technology into opportunity as a Data Center Architect with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate. At GDIT, people are our differentiator.As a Data Center Architect, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. This role will be fully remote.HOW A DATA CENTER ARCHITECT WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

Designs and architects high availability data center architectures

Develops comprehensive plans for server, storage, and network configurations to meet current and future business requirements

Collaborates with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient data center designs

Ensures high availability, disaster recovery, and security measures are incorporated into the data center architectures

Evaluates and recommends new technologies to enhance data center capabilities and performance

Identifies solutions based on business and technical criteria, analyzes alternatives based on trade space, and implements designs

Assesses the system and business process architectures currently in place and works with staff to recommend improvements

Ensures technical teams deliver efficient and effective system solutions to support business goals and objectives

Develops, enhances, and maintains established service design procedure and process by applying process frameworks and methodologies

Prepares and presents test plan, technical presentations, and analyst briefings

Identifies customer requirements, analyzes alternatives, and conducts product recommendations related to software, platform, and network configurations

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

Focuses on developing automation and ‘infrastructure as code’ within existing and greenfield environments both on-prem and in the cloud

Develops technology roadmaps


BA/BS and 20+ years of experience or equivalent years of experience

Cisco network experience and/or systems engineering experience

8+ years of Network Architect Experience

Experience with multi-vendor platforms from Cisco, Palo Alto, F5, Fortinet

Experience with Nexus, VMware, Nutanix, EMC (Vmax, VNX, Isilon)

Strong knowledge of virtualization technologies, storage solutions, and backup technologies

Proficient in network protocols, routing, and switching (Cisco)

Solid understanding of security best practices in data center environments

Strong communication and collaboration skills

Relevant certifications are a plus (Cisco, Microsoft, etc.)


Master’s Degree

Experience with mainframes

Active security clearance

Hybrid cloud experience


Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

401K with company match

Comprehensive health and wellness packages

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

The likely salary range for this position is $157,250 - $212,750. 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. GDIT typically provides new employees with 15 days of paid leave per calendar year to be used for vacations, personal business, and illness and an additional 10 paid holidays per year. Paid leave and paid holidays are prorated based on the employee’s date of hire. The GDIT Paid Family Leave program provides a total of up to 160 hours of paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for eligible employees.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.We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.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.

  • ID: #51871838
  • State: Virginia Fairfax 22030 Fairfax USA
  • City: Fairfax
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-06-09
  • Deadline: 2024-08-09
  • Category: Et cetera