Easy Dynamics

  • Senior Solutions Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/14/2018 3:25 PM)
    ID
    2017-1088
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Education
    Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field is required
  • Position Summary

    Easy Dynamics is looking for a Sr. Solutions Architect who assists development teams in the delivery of secure, enterprise-level systems that conform to the requirements and approach of the goals of major transformation projects within DHS HQ. The work requires the ability to review project documentation, such as requirement and design documents; the ability to understand and identify gaps and inconsistencies with EA principles and guidance; the ability to explain and present complex issues and design tradeoffs; and the ability to actively participate in technical sessions such as design reviews and code walkthroughs. The Sr. Solutions Architect should have some specialization in, or is involved with, systems of interest including cloud infrastructure deployments, financial services applications, and/or human resources tools.  The incumbent will work with peer technical personnel involved with software development, database design, infrastructure design, and information security. He/she may participate in crosscutting, multi-component efforts and look for solutions that cut across all DHS. A Sr. Solutions Architect must be able to understand issues in a variety of IT disciplines and must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively verbally and in writing.

     

    The Sr. Solutions Architect should have some specialization in, or experience with, technologies of interest including cloud infrastructure, enterprise-level Microsoft SharePoint farms, identity/authentication models, and Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD) pipelines.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Assists development teams in the delivery of systems that conform to the requirements and approach of the goals of major transformation projects within DHS HQ
    • Builds system models required to show alignment to the business models
    • Provide documentation that shows the alignment of the system flows and requirements to the business processes and requirements
    • Reviews and/or approves project documentation
    • Identifies gaps and inconsistencies with EA principles and guidance and proposes remediation
    • Explains and presents complex issues and design tradeoffs
    • Must understand federal systems, methods for delivering secure IT systems, and be able to support the accreditation of federal IT systems
    • Participates in technical sessions such as design reviews and code walkthroughs
    • Explains the rationale for architectural decision and defends architectural principles, standards and methods
    • Ensures that development projects employ approved products and standards, uses and/or delivers re-usable services and data, applies required information security safeguards, avoids unnecessary duplication and redundancy and satisfies customer requirements in a cost-effective manner
    • Experience as a solutions architect on a federal information system, preferably within DHS
    • Experience as an architect of cloud deployments
    • Experience as an architect of Microsoft systems
    • Experience as an architect of Oracle systems
    • Experience as an architect of data warehouses 

     

    Nice to have:

    • Experience with Enterprise SharePoint Systems
    • Experience with Identity, Credentialing and Access Management
    • Experience with working with software development teams

    Additional Qualifications

    • At least a B.S. Degree, preferably a M.S. Degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • At least seven years of work experience following college
    • Must have U.S. citizenship

     

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