Solutions Architect/Development Lead
Category:  Domestic
Type:  Contractor
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Solution Architect/Development Lead
Position Overview:
The Solution Architect is responsible for providing the expertise for designing the best business solutions based on a client’s business and functional requirements; recommending the most appropriate technologies; providing a best practices approach to architecting a solution based off the business and functional requirements for a project. The Solution Architect routinely operates in a multi-faceted client environment and must feel comfortable in a highly versatile role and able to operate across multiple projects simultaneously.  They will interact directly with the client and other members of the team.  The Solution Architect should possess a high level of technical expertise within product line and their underlying technologies.  They are expected to become highly proficient with all aspects of the products and the Professional Services Implementation Methodology.

The Solution Architect provides technical and business domain leadership during solution development, starting at the requirements phase to development and to deployment, based on years of experience and knowledge of applicable technologies. 
  • Ability to serve as the Team Lead for other resources in Professional Services
  • Ability to conduct a Scope of Work project for a large project
  • Time and Resource management
  • Understand all aspects of the company including sales, development, support, administration and marketing. 
 Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to solve large complex problems
  • Excellent business analysis and design skills
  • Ability to manage a team or group of individuals
  • Project management
  • Robust understanding of the ECM industry
  • Pre-sales skills
  • Experience with the Department of State preferred or intelligence community
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Design Experience in large scale, enterprise-wide systems, providing user facing core IT services such as virtualized cloud architectures, virtual desktop, email, unified communications, or related Enterprise productivity applications.
  • Technical solution development and technical leadership experience
  • must possess the ability to inspire and mentor others and overcome constraints.
  • Highly competent in critical analysis, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to serve as Business Analyst, Engagement Manager or Project Manager on projects of any size
  • Ability to serve as the Team Lead for other resources in Professional Services
  • Ability to conduct a Scope of Work project for a large project
  • Time and Resource management
Preferred Technical Knowledge
  • 10+ years of overall IT / software development experience.
  • 3+ years of driving application architecture design.
  • Experience with and certification in Scalable Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
  • Excellent understanding of coding methods and best practices.
  • Clear understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology and respective experience with its application in design and development phases.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with internal and external customers and all levels of management including communicating technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, highly performant Web based solutions that meet the service levels associated with mission critical.
  • Oracle and/or SQL Server based solutions.
  • Web design experience preferably in a US Federal Government environment
  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a software engineer working on large-scale, web based (ERP, CRM, etc.) and mobile applications.
  • Ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performance Web based solutions that meet the service levels associated with mission critical. 
Experience Requirements:
  • 8-10 years of industry experience with demonstrated increasing responsibilities.
  • Business Analyst experience with expertise in software solution design.
  • Team lead and project management experience.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or a related technical discipline, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
  • SAFe Certificate
  • Security+
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Contingent upon award.
“Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status”

Location  Arlington , VA
Minimum Experience (yrs): 
Required Education:  Bachelors
Salary:  Open
Benefits:  Dental
Heath Insurance
Retirement Savings Plan (401K)

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