Enterprise Architect Active TS/SCI with Poly REQUIRED

Washington, DC

Enterprise Architect Active TS/SCI with Poly REQUIRED

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington

Position ID: J0624-1981

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking an Enterprise Architect responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a cloud and container-based solutions to support the development, sustainment, and operational needs of web and mobile applications. This position requires a strong presence in the National Capital Region while working in a hybrid development environment, and is critical to ensuring system security, reliability, and performance optimization across various intelligence and defense applications.

This position is located in our Washington DC office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Oversee all architecture work required to design, develop, and implement strategic architectural plans for cloud and container-based web and mobile applications. This includes reporting on progress to Government leads, mission stakeholders, partners and customers at cross-team collaboration meetings and helping to identify opportunities to increase effectiveness, efficiency, scale, and impact.

• Collaborate with various stakeholders, assess existing cloud and container infrastructure, and design scalable, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to support web applications for both current and future needs. This role is also responsible for creating and maintaining up-to-date documentation on the cloud architecture, providing technical leadership and support to the IT team, and ensuring compliance with cloud security standards and best practices.

• Develop architectural products including diagrams, solution architectures, and relevant deliverables for both the application development and operations & maintenance.

• Design and implement the infrastructure needed to deploy machine learning (ML) models, which includes selecting and integrating appropriate software and hardware platforms, creating data pipelines for training and inference, and ensuring the infrastructure can scale to handle large volumes of data and high request loads.

• Build and integrate ML solutions such as Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) with existing and future enterprise systems and applications. This includes ensuring that the ML solutions are compatible with the system's architecture and can effectively interact with other components of the system on low and high side domains.

• Maintain daily communication with Government and Contractor leads on requirements, mission priorities, performance measures, program goals, milestones, and support needs.

• Notify Government and Contractor leadership of any issues or trends that pose a risk to mission priorities.

• Assist functional teams with distilling technical requirements and communicating them to contract staff and tracking progress against them.

• Provide a technical need summary to the government program manager and government technical need, giving the client a consolidated roundup across all development efforts, with a special focus on areas that need client intervention.

• Design and implement high level software and data science solutions that are scalable, performant, and secure, aligning with the client’s mission requirements and IT application, data, and security architecture standards.

• Work closely with technical leads, database architects, data scientists, and Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) to build and integrate applications and ensure secure and seamless data flow and accessibility with both internal and external systems.

• Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external teams of software developers, data scientists, system administrators, stakeholders, and clients.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, data science, mathematics, or similar technical discipline and 15 years experience.

Experience with managed cloud database services such as Amazon RDS to perform full stack 3-tier application development tasks such as User Interface (UI), application programming interface (API), data tier development.

• Understanding of building new applications and modernizing existing systems to integrate with data polyglots including relational, data warehouses, in-memory, document, vector, and graph databases.

• Deep understanding of IT infrastructure tasks including DevSecOps, Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), infrastructure as code (IaC), backup and disaster recovery strategies, and implementing cloud-native high availability and scaling.

• Understanding of Machine Learning concepts and knowledge of basic ML techniques, workflows, and algorithms like large language models, linear regression, object detection, and clustering can help in building, training, and deploying ML models into Production systems.

• Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes clustering orchestration, and how to leverage them to automate the deployment, scaling and management of containerized microservice applications and architectures.

• Understanding of data security and privacy regulations along with knowledge of best practices and regulations like Risk Management Framework (RMF), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) guidance, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 catalog of database security controls.

• Experience working with data polyglots including relational, NOSQL, in-memory and graph databases. This includes migrating and transforming data between these disparate database engines, disaster recovery strategies, and implementing cloud-native high availability and auto scaling to ensure business continuity.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate collaboration and teamwork among teams, ensure documentation is clear, concise, and comprehensive to serve as both deliverables as well as a guide to users, developers, and future team members.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $122,200.00 - $297,700.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners,

empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.

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Skills:

  • Continuous Integration

  • NoSQL

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.