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Senior Systems Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 17-07894
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 08/28/2017
My direct client is looking for a Senior Systems Solutions Architect to provide SME expertise on computer systems.
Location: REMOTE with 25% Travel; client is based in Fairfax, VA
Duration: 6+ month contract or contract-to-hire, depending on candidate preference
Rate: Competitive and dependent upon experience
Start Date: ASAP
 Candidates must have an Active Top Secret clearance or above.
As a Senior System Solutions Architect on this program, you will use your expertise and experience in the following areas and activities to deliver solutions and services to our customer:
  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. Review and assess existing enterprise applications, to support new features, performance improvements, upgrades, and ongoing sustainment
  • Develops technical roadmaps for future implementations
  • Develop business case analysis on potential projects
  • Analyze large, complex systems, focusing on server, storage, virtualization, and network infrastructure, to determine performance bottlenecks, application bugs, and opportunities to improve efficiency
  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Serves as a chief architect and/or program architect..
  • Implement and operate diagnostics and monitoring tools to understand, assess, and modify system behavior and performance
  • Identify areas of instability and deviations from best practices with components supporting enterprise applications
  • Participate in performance, load, and stress testing, and remediation of issues identified
  • Participate in security architecture reviews of large enterprise systems
  • Participate in efforts to develop new systems and upgrades and updates to existing systems, throughout the entire application lifecycle: requirements analysis & definition, system design, implementation, testing, deployment, and sustainment
You will have the opportunity to work and grow your expertise with a team of software engineering and cyber security experts working to tackle the cyber defense issues of the modern military with creative and innovative solutions.
In order to be successful in this job, we expect that qualified candidates will have the following skills, experience, and credentials:
  • Active Top Secret clearance
  • Experience designing, implementing, supporting, and analyzing enterprise scale applications and supporting Windows, Linux, Red Hat and virtualization infrastructure
  • Expert level skills designing, implementing, and supporting infrastructures built on Windows Server (2008/2008R2/2012/2012R2), IIS, SQL Server, DNS, Active Directory, VMware ESXi (5.x/6.x) and NSX, NetApp
  • Ten (10) years of experience in the above listed areas
  • CISSP or equivalent