Sr. Architect

3 months ago(10/30/2017 9:08 AM)
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GovernmentCIO is seeking a Sr. Architect for the Enterprise Services contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) who will work collaboratively with stakeholders and Agile Scrum team members to serve as the infrastructure technical expert to liaison with other teams as appropriate in support of the VA. 


The successful candidate will be a proactive, forward-leaning self-starter able to work in a fast-paced organization spread across diverse technical areas. The successful candidate will bring a strong technical background with demonstrated technical aptitude in order to quickly understand technical concepts and communicate them effectively to non-technical people.

The Sr. Architect will work with a Project Manager and other Project Leads to engage with the customer and develop a high-level operational architecture and system architecture that meets their enterprise needs. The System Architect will collaborate with the team to ensure a high standard of technical excellence across all team activities, and make recommendations for the most effective application of technology to meet the customer’s needs. Someone with a passion for working in a customer support role, has attention to detail, able to multi-task, and can work with multiple project leads to understand and communicate program information will thrive in this environment.

It is helpful but not required to have computing experience at the VA or in another scientific or regulatory environment.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Ability to obtain a public trust
  • Ability to set, evaluate, implement and support best practices in system and data architecture and system design as well as other technology standards
  • Provide expertise to the customer in defining environment needs and fostering progress in establishing System Environments and oversee configurations to ensure they will meet the needs of the development team
  • Partner with business analysis and functional teams with technical oversight to ensure IT solutions meet end user needs as well as
  • Experience with supporting teams utilizing Agile development methodology
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of an integrated team
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with programmers and other IT staff and non-IT functional areas
  • Strong communication skills, problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Experience with enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions
  • Enterprise Data Management (EDM) / Master Data Manager (MDM) and Data Analytics (e.g. Golden Gate, DQS, Power BI)   
  • Experience developing, documenting, and communicating governance processes across an enterprise


Desired Certifications:

  • Master Data Management - DBA, SQL, MongoDB, Oracle DBA or similar database certification
  • MCSA - Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Clouderra CCDH, Oracle OCP/OCM/OCE
  • Data Analytics - Hadoop, CAP, SAP


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