Lead Technical Architect

Fairfax, VA
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Job Description: Lead Technical Architect Position Description CGI seeks a lead technical architect who is hands-on and whose past experience demonstrates depth in application development, open source software deployment and/or large COTS integration. Your future duties and responsibilities This lead technical architect's primary responsibility is to work with the Solution Development teams to develop CGI IP. The lead technical architect will be responsible for leading a team of technical architects, architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet various requirements of CGI IP. The lead technical architect will play a hands-on role in establishing architectural vision and direction, coach, mentor and provide advice and guidance, monitor emerging technologies, and help in technology evaluation and selection of new tools and 3rd party products. This position requires a good understanding of modern multi-tier architectures and the ability to work closely with delivery managers, Solution Architects and with business teams to architect technology solutions to meet client needs. Required qualifications to be successful in this roleA Bachelor's degree with minimum 15 years of work experience in the IT field.Minimum 10 years of Application/Product development experienceMinimum of 5 years of experience as an architect in building complex and highly scalable applicationsExcellent verbal and written communication skills, must be proficient developing and delivering presentations on solution and business case/value to Federal IT executives and managers.Aggressive, self-directed style.Ability to develop shared service offerings in an IT service provider (Cloud) environment.Knowledge of Federal Government a plus.Exposure to Agile Development, DevOps and Micro servicesKnowledge of SDLC, product and project life cyclesAbility to clearly articulate technology concepts to business audienceHands-on experience developing software using C++, Java, JavaScript etc.Experience and understanding of n-tier technical architectures (web servers, application servers, database servers) in a high performance and highly available deployment.Experience and skills with RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server) concepts, nosql databases a plus Desired Qualifications:Master Degree in Technical or Business discipline a plus.Previous consulting experienceExperience in information security, high availability, cloud and big dataAPI design and constructionExperience managing and collaborating with distributed teams.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, using initiative to anticipate needs in areas of responsibilityStrong business acumen and possession of a positive attitude, communications savvy and effectiveness (complex collaboration, diplomacy, tact)Ability to multi-task, stay resourceful and resilient when presented with change, view challenges with fresh eyes and willingness to rethink past assumptions Due to the nature of government contracts, this position requires applicants with Green Cards or US Citizenship.LI-TC1 Build your career with us. It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create. Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. Learn more about CGI at . No unsolicited agency referrals please. CGI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information. Skills Reference 551328