Chief Architect

15+ years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17
15+ years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17

Job Description

General Dynamics is seeking a Chief Architect at Scott AFB, O'Fallon IL.

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

  1. Provides high-level architectural expertise to managers and technical staff.
  2. Develops architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines.
  3. Develops strategy of system and the design infrastructure necessary to support that strategy.
  4. Advises on selection of technological purchases with regards to processing, data storage, data access, and applications development. Sets standards for the client/server relational database structure for the organization.
  5. Advises of feasibility of potential future projects to management.
  6. Performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  7. Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple tasks and/or programs.
  8. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.
  9. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.
  10. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  11. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  12. Serves as a technical team or task lead.
  13. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  14. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  15. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.
  16. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  2. Master's degreepreferred.
  3. 15-20years of related systems engineering and system architecture development experience.
  4. Thorough understanding of DoDAF work.
  5. Security+ or CISSP


15-20years of related systems engineeringexperience.

Job ID2017-30095

Not the right job?
Join Ladders to find it.
With a free Ladders account, you can find the best jobs for you and be found by over 20,0000 recruiters.