Chief Solutions Architect (TS SCI w/ Poly)
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation's most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster."Jacobs is seeking a Chief Solution Architect with active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance to support its customer in the Reston, VA, area.The Chief Solution Architect will report to the Program Manager helping to set the vision for technology, process and personnel enhancements across a complex set of work centers. The Chief Solution Architect shall have mastery of the operational needs of our customers and be a leader in championing technical capabilities across the program. She/He will be responsible for interfacing with our Sponsors for planning, approving and leading technology insertion to continue delivering world class mission support. Experience interacting and advocating with C-suite executives and/or GO-/SES-level is critical in this role. Experience in data-driven decision making processes and the analytics platforms to support is highly desirable. Active TS SCI with Polygraph Clearance required BS degree from an accredited college or university and fifteen (15) years related experience, or MS degree and thirteen (13) years related experience or Ph.D. and nine (9) years of related experience. Require demonstrated leadership skills.15+ years' experience working for or with Intelligence Community agencies having familiarity with ITSM; Cyber Security/Information Assurance; Data Analytics; network design and implementation; architecture analysis; business analysis; and project management. Demonstrated ability to architect customer-focused network solutions to include requirements gathering, architecture design, testing, implementation, documentation and supportability (O&M). Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in various technologies, leveraging broad expertise in making IT and operational design recommendations, including the following areas: Understanding of architectural design and application delivery in technologies that include, but are not limited to: cloud, mobile, web, data analytics, APIs/microservices, automation, continuous integration/continuous deployment;* Leading complex technical efforts within a DevOps culture* Utilizing IT business processes and frameworks including, but not limited to, Identity Access Management (IdAM), Enterprise Application Integration, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Content Management, Reporting, Mobility, Master Data Management, Search;* Leveraging business acumen to interpret and translate goals into technical specifications, delivering thought-leadership of specific technologies, and driving technology change; and,* Leveraging business knowledge and interpersonal skills to build, maintain, and influence relationships with senior leaders in IT and throughout a business.Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to effectively present to all levels of the Sponsor's organization.Additional Responsibilities:* Experience in various AWS instantiations highly desired. Assess the viability and feasibility of 3rd party solutions to meet business goals. * Collaborate with other Solution Architects and Developers to provide technical design guidance that will align with the strategy and applicable technical standards;* Work independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs and issues within their technology area; Own and drive thought leadership to influence their sphere of technology in the use of innovation to advance business capabilities;* Provide coaching and technical mentoring; and,* Interpret and provide guidance regarding technical systems and project and implementation management areas.