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Systems Architect
Ref No.: 20-00157
Location: McLean, Virginia
Are you passionate about technology? AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions company, has been providing excellence in product development, application design, and cybersecurity solutions, since 1998. We are a diverse blend of engineers, developers, and cybersecurity professionals, providing cutting-edge solutions to real-world issues and solving problems for clients.
AboutWeb is a subsidiary of Penacity, LLC.

We are currently seeking a Systems Architect for our Federal client  in the Washington, DC area.

Role: Systems Architect

Key Responsibilities:

· Establish system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems

· Design architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces

· Ensure these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of information management solution of the application platform, across the Application Program Interface (API), and the external environment/software application

· Ensure that the common operating environment is compliant with the Agency enterprise architecture and applicable reference models. Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of workflows, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action

· Provide daily supervision and direction to staff


  • B.S. in Computer Science or Equivalent Required
  • Minimum of ten (10) years' experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience and a minimum of 5 years of experience of database experience (Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MS SQL databases or higher with server-side development)
  • Must have experience with SQL, PL/SQL language and Power Scripts in building applications, packages, triggers, stored procedures and functions
  • Must have experience with designing and developing applications using Java, .NET/New Frameworks

Professional Skills:

· Excellent verbal, graphical, interpersonal and written communication skills.

· Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

· Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

· Must possess strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

· Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.

· Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

· Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

· Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.

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