Global Data Consultants, LLC

Global Data Consultants, LLC

Atlanta, GA

Entry-Level Developer

$84,500-$170,000 / YEAR

Job Description

Overview

GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Solutions Architect in the Harrisburg, PA area.

Position Overview

The Solution Architect is responsible for supporting and leading the development of application solutions. The role provides expertise in solution delivery and works on project teams to define architectural implementations and ensure adherence to architecture standards. Additionally, the Solution Architect aids in driving, defining, and communicating application architectural design for multiple applications and delivers a complete and accurate design for the delivery teams.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and own solutions, ensuring the viability of proposed solutions and provide support on the appropriate approach to the solution throughout the project.
  • Drive end-to-end solution development.
  • Conduct scoping sessions to determine project scope, price and phasing, and deployment plan.
  • Work within financial guardrails as provided by office of Enterprise Architecture
  • Support the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of solutions across the Agency.
  • Collaborate with Business Solutions team and Enterprise Architects to understand the future vision and support the strategy of the business.
  • Collaborate with other architects to ensure the overall enterprise roadmaps remains actively supported so that it evolves as the business changes.
  • Ensure project team is following architecture roadmaps, blueprints, and standards.
  • Regularly assesses satisfaction and identifies follow-up education opportunities.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the underlying applications for their designated area and a general understanding of the supporting technology bases.
  • Subject matter expert in assigned technology domain (i.e. infrastructure, data, application, etc.).
  • Remain current on industry specific technologies and emerging trends.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Management Information Systems (MIS), Engineering, or related field and 10+ years of IT-related experience or the equivalent combination of knowledge, training, and experience.
  • Knowledge of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Federal Enterprise Architecture, Zachman, Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP), Control Objectives Information and Related Technology (COBIT), and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
  • Experience in creating and defining new architectural models and explaining complex problems and situations.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • Experiencing in assessing a broad range of solutions and platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to senior-level stakeholders.
  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience leading and collaborating across teams to ensure successful delivery of solutions.
  • Ability to develop solution architecture designs across varied business and technology domains.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, and routers.
  • Solid understanding of distributed computing and development experience such as Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Representational State Transfer (REST), Application Programming Interfaces (API) Management, and Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE).
  • Knowledge of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

What We Do

GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Develop and own solutions, ensuring the viability of proposed solutions and provide support on the appropriate approach to the solution throughout the project.
  • Drive end-to-end solution development.
  • Conduct scoping sessions to determine project scope, price and phasing, and deployment plan.
  • Work within financial guardrails as provided by office of Enterprise Architecture
  • Support the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of solutions across the Agency.
  • Collaborate with Business Solutions team and Enterprise Architects to understand the future vision and support the strategy of the business.
  • Collaborate with other architects to ensure the overall enterprise roadmaps remains actively supported so that it evolves as the business changes.
  • Ensure project team is following architecture roadmaps, blueprints, and standards.
  • Regularly assesses satisfaction and identifies follow-up education opportunities.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the underlying applications for their designated area and a general understanding of the supporting technology bases.
  • Subject matter expert in assigned technology domain (i.e. infrastructure, data, application, etc.).
  • Remain current on industry specific technologies and emerging trends.