Principal, Software Development (Chantilly VA)
Koniag, Inc. (KI) is one of 123 regional Native corporations established by Congress under the terms of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 to settle the aboriginal land claims of Alaska Native people. Koniag business operations include 19 subsidiary companies aligned to seven sectors including managed technology services to both commercial and government entities. We do amazing work for clients from technology strategy and human-centric design to data center management. Our technology leadership team includes a cloud computing technology principal in our Chantilly VA office. Arlluk Technology Solutions is looking for a Principal, Software Development to join our team in the DC/Northern VA area.The principal role is enterprise-focused, strategic, and requires conceptual thinking with an awareness of technology that includes both the big-picture and detailed views of a client's business problem, along with the ability to forge business and technical relationships with executives and identify the core business problems organizations are trying to solve. The principal will work across KI to connect and articulate specific technology solutions with measurable business value. Just as important is being a visionary and strategist in software development for our clients and to our technical consulting and project / program teams.Essential ResponsibilitiesEmbracing our colleagues and our clients.Being a trusted advisor to clients, responsible for shaping discussions around business challenges, defining, and then presenting the optimal solution that will bring value to the customer's business.Deep vertical knowledge in software development, with the ability to speak to the value proposition for all of KI.Leverage services, software, infrastructure, and processes to design solutions to business problems for our clients.Be a recognized expert in the field and consistently bring thought leadership to the KI team, our clients, and the market.Work primarily with executives and / or other high-level business leaders and provide successful handoff to the appropriate project / program / delivery teams, as needed.Provide programmatic and technical oversight from a total customer and solution context.Provide strategic consulting and advisory services to clients developing strategy, roadmaps, and codifying additional services that KI should engage in and implement. This could be in the form of assessments and / or workshops to provide thought leadership, and further define and design a solution.Quickly and accurately complete scoping documents, business case, ROI, proposals, white paper, SOW's and other technical deliverables to support the business development and marketing processes.Leverage technical and business expertise to support business development efforts while taking ownership to close and win new business.Build and maintain strong vendor and partner relationships in order to better understand their business, products and positioning within the marketplace.Provide the overall vision of the project / program solution and be the link between the needs of the client and the project / program management teams.Collaborate with leadership, partners, principal consultants, and project / program team members throughout the entire capture and delivery process.Able to work at our client sites regularly and travel up to 25% of the time.Software development project management is required.Profit-and-loss management for a software development organization is highly desired.Build a strong software development organization in both a matrix and hierarchical structures as required by the business needs.Drive the development of a culture of excellence and continual learning for both matrixed and hierarchical teams.Train and develop staff from junior through senior roles.Engage with industry groups and associations to build brand and provide leadership opportunities for staff.Required Skills and ExperienceBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field; master's degree preferred.Secret Clearance preferred.Minimum of 15 years' experience with substantial exposure to software development, enterprise technology, agile methodologies, enterprise architecture, solution architecture, cloud computing, software project management and design and innovation within large enterprise environments as well as stand-alone systems.First-hand knowledge, empathy and understanding for the challenges business and technology leaders face every day.Minimum 8 years of experience successfully leading large and complex integrated projects / programs across multiple business and technology groups. Willingness and passion to serve in a hands-on technical capacity as needed.Minimum 5 years of demonstrated success in consultative / complex business development processes with success leading technical and economic value discussions and proposals with senior customer executives that drive decisions and implementation.Understanding of software development technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends.Experience with moving complex platforms into private, public and hybrid cloud architectures.Knowledge of digital transformational concepts, strategies, and methodologies including DevOps and Agile / Scrum project management.A broad view of the business sector and appreciation for goals, strategy, objectives and capabilities, and enabling technologies exhibited within the sector.An understanding of cyber security including FedRAMP and NIST SP 800-53 standards as well as information assurance.Ability to influence others to move toward consensus. Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities.Proven track record of building technical and business relationships with senior executives.Proven track record of building and augmenting successful delivery teams.Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, where and when needed, to do what's right for the customer and for the organization.Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts to technical and non-technical professionals at all levels of an organization.Demonstrated experience in providing technology-focused advisory services to drive business strategies.Working Environment & ConditionsThis position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Our Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. 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