Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/25/2020 2:16 PM)
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Information Technology


GovernmentCIO is currently looking for a Software/System Architect to support one of our government clients.  The Architect will serve as a subject matter expert on the Community Care Information Technology architecture and advise on best practices in building enterprise level solutions for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Additionally, the Architect will develop and document IT architecture models and their lower level components. They are also required to interpret, use and apply information contained within IT architecture to inform a range of business improvement and transformation activities, particularly those involved in the design, development, enhancement and maintenance of IT support systems.


  • IT Strategy development, maintenance and monitoring including strategic road mapping across the IT Portfolio.
  • Develop IT Architecture Runways consistent with VA Enterprise Standards and OCC business needs
  • Author primary architecture artifacts for new systems to generate a baseline of technical reference and expertise
  • Solution architecture guidance through direct, sprint by sprint engagement with CC Product Line Architects and Product Teams, as necessary
  • Solution Architecture review and approval at Intake, Design, Release Planning, Test Readiness, and Operational Readiness Reviews.
  • Recommendation and execution of processes for AoA and Market Research for products and services to be acquired, including measurable success criteria and user engagement plans.
  • Approve the design, build and implementation of enterprise-class systems for a production environment
  • Align standards, frameworks with overall business and technology strategy
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
  • Identify design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Technical delivery experience required (As developer, IT Architect or equivalent)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline,
  • 15 years’ experience
  • +10 years’ experience can be substituted for degree

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Certification
  • Prior experience working in or with the VA
  • Prior experience working in or with the VA Office of Community Care.
  • Knowledge or experience with VA’s EHRM Program
  • Knowledge or experience with Cerner Millennium
  • Master's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline.


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