GovernmentCIO is seeking an 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 an infrastructure technical expert to liaison with other teams as appropriate in support of the VA.
The Solution Architect must have extensive experience in the coordination of program and project leaders to identify requirements for system architecture. The candidate should have extensive experience in taking program requirements and can create an architecture vision to support high volume and high availability network systems. The successful candidate will collaborate with the team to ensure a high standard of technical excellence is maintained across all project activities and make recommendations for the most effective application of technology to meet the customer’s needs.
The successful candidate will bring a strong technical background with demonstrated technical aptitude in order to quickly understand new programming languages and technical concepts to communicate effectively to non-technical people via discussions, brown bag sessions, white papers, and visual diagrams.
The Architect will work with Project Managers, DAS Leads and Team Members to engage with the customer and develop a high-level operational architecture and system architecture that meets their enterprise needs. The successful candidate will be responsible for dictating design choices to DAS and partner organization software developers, architects and engineers, including but not limited to: an understanding of common architecture and application design patterns, especially as they apply to middleware using various platforms, technologies, and programming languages including Python, Redis, Ruby, and Linux Shell scripts. Experience in establishing and enforcing VA VIP, industry standards, and best practices.
The successful candidate will be proactive and able to work in a fast-paced environment spread across diverse technical areas using Agile/Lean software development methodologies.
This role requires someone with a passion for working in a customer support role, has attention to detail, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while working with multiple project leads to understand and communicate program information.