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System Architect
Ref No.: 18-01491
Location: Springfield, Virginia
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 02/19/2018
 SYSTEM ARCHITECT:   Work cross-functionally with engineers, software developers, and end-users to design, implement, and maintain customers' application systems and IT infrastructure for highly complex systems.  Create IT system architecture concepts, implement approved designs, and evaluate new changes to current architecture  
Task Description:  
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 System Interconnection (OSI) and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) OSE reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of information management solution of the application platform, across the Application Programming 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.
Required skills/Level of Experience : 
Active TS/SCI security clearance required
Amazon Web Services Working Experience with C2S, DI2E, GovCloud
Big Data Applications (Hadoop HDFS, Accumulo, Spark, Streaming, Kafka, Cassandra)
Development Operations and related tools (JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Chef, Kubernetes)
Nice to have skills: 
DoD/IC experience with systems engineering in the process areas of Architecture, Requirements, Portfolio Management, or User Engagement
Demonstrated experience providing support to all aspects of system development from analysis of needs to verification of system performance
Awareness and use of key community reference models/frameworks (DoDAF, JARM, FEA-CRM)
Experience in the following technologies/languages/formats (Desired)
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
Development Operations and related tools (JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Docker, etc.)
AWS EMR, S3, EC2 and other related managed services
Experience with iterative development and software CM processes and tools