Solutions Architect

CGH Technologies, Inc.
Washington, DC
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
CGH Technologies, Inc. (CGH) is an IT solutions firm, specializing in Data Management, Software Engineering, and Business Intelligence solutions. Located within the Washington corridor, CGH has worked successfully with Government, Commercial and International sectors, providing management, development and maintenance, and support of large and complex environments. CGH has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Solutions Architect to join the CGH Team. Purpose: The Solutions Architect will support the Chief Technical Officer to help define and support long-term, enterprise-level technology strategies in conjunction with senior management for clients while handling daily IT operation and oversight of risk management, deliverables and resources. The qualified candidate will have proven abilities in developing technology solutions for large scale enterprise applications. Responsibilities: Review requirement specifications and business process artifacts for proposed solution implementation. Work closely with business analysts, subject matter experts and development teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support MDM projectsReview and conduct technical research on integration and methodologies to ensure that the solution is fully functional when completed.Have considerable knowledge of existing information processing systems and emerging technology trends to match them with current and future business needsParticipate in meetings with both technology and business teams to facilitate the understanding, clarification, and implementation of requirements.Develop architectural diagrams to illustrate architectural complexities and interactionsActs as the subject matter expert for multiple portfolios of moderate complexity and serves as the system architecture authority within that scope.Defines complex technology-based business solutions within scope of project. Mentors and leads project teams in the appropriate use of technology.Identifies and evaluates technical architecture models utilizing knowledge of industry and technical trends. Reviews and approves design decisions prior to implementation to ensure adherence to prescribed guidelines.Advises client company management regarding IT vision and strategy, technology innovations and enterprise architecture services. Provides production problem diagnosis and technical, offshore strategy and processes support to project team. Implements resolution.Leads system design activities or reviews system designs to assure that applications solutions will exhibit expected levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment.Leads technology and product general assessments, detailed evaluations, and final selections.Leads system performance diagnosis and scalability assessment activities.Prepares IT vision and strategy work products, technology and product analysis, white papers, and responses to management queries on technology and product related topics.Participates in system solution definition for proposal efforts, as needed, to ensure business requirements are satisfied.Hands on experience in design, development and operations of complex database systems.Experience in developing solutions using a model-drive architecture approach. Qualifications: Number of Years Experience Required:9+ years of information technology or technical architecture/design experience. Minimum Education and Certifications Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technologies, or related field preferred. Technical Skills Required:Experience with data modeling, architecting, and performance tuning on larger systems.Experience in various technology and design.Strong experience in integrating services in a MDM model. Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:U.S. Citizen or person with valid US Work Visa who has lived in the US for three or more yearsExperience working with appropriate programming languages, operating systems, hardware and software.Experience working with industry specific technologies.Strong communication skills, written and verbalStrong interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with the most senior levels of internal staff, management and clients.Strong analytical and problem solving skills.Strong leadership skills.Good project management skills.Ability to lead and work in a team environment.Ability to set technical direction for multiple application portfolios.Ability to identify how information technology can enable the achievement of business objectives. Candidates selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. CGH offers a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, commuter benefit, and flexible spending account. Other benefits include 401K, paid government holidays, and personal leave. CGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. Company Description: CGH Technologies is an information engineering and management support company located in Washington, DC, with satellite offices in Herndon, VA, Southern Pines, NC, Tallahassee, FL and a workforce spanning 38 states. We have over 25 years of experience with federal and international government agencies, as well as commercial and private sector organizations. CGH Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1989 as a woman-owned small business. We pride ourselves on our dedication to meeting each client'A s unique requirements with personalized and innovative solutions, focusing on services and solutions that add value to the decision management chain. We deliver on time, on budget, and with high-quality results. Guided by nearly a quarter of a century of experience, CGH is dedicated to helping our clients succeed by providing "Satisfaction through Quality" with every solution we implement. We provide comprehensive solutions to improve operational efficiency across your organization. This includes, but is not limited to: Management and organizational consulting Data fusion Cloud computing Custom web & mobile applications Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions GIS and spatial technologies Physical and cyber security Facilities management and engineering Modernization and standards integration CGH is also proud to have been ranked as one of the Top Woman-Owned Businesses and as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the Washington region by the Washington Business Journal. For a more detailed account of the awards CGH has received, please click here. Or read more about our work with Federal NOTAM System (FNS) NOTAM Search, the Sector Design and Analysis Tool (SDAT), and the FAA's NextGen Program. To us, every project we take on is a promise we make: a commitment guaranteeing excellence, integrity, and leadership. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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