Chief Solutions Architect (Active TS SCI w/ Polygraph)

Employer
Jacobs
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Mar 12, 2019
Closes
Mar 25, 2019
Hours
Full Time
"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." Chief Solutions Architect (Active TS SCI w/ Polygraph) - (ATE00026T) Description "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 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 technological innovation, strategic training plan and consultative support across a complex set of work centers. Collaborates with Program Manager and talent acquisition team to provide input into strategic human capital planning. 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. This includes the cost/benefit evaluations of vendors and niche subcontractor companies to determine suitability within the Sponsor's environment as well as fit to the program. 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. Qualifications 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 as evidenced by prior managerial and supervisory experience. Must be able to effectively communicate with others. 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 or DevSecOps cultures * 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; * Leveraging business knowledge and interpersonal skills to build, maintain, and influence relationships with senior leaders in IT and throughout a business. * Experience in various AWS instantiations, hyper converged infrastructure and software defined networking (SDN) highly desired. * Experience with Agile (Kanban and/or Scrum) and Waterfall Project Management methodologies. * Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to produce whitepapers and effectively present technical briefings to all levels of the Sponsor's organization Additional Responsibilities: * 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 as well as ability to step in and assist across the program on technical issues/challenges * Interpret and provide guidance regarding technical systems and project and implementation management areas. * Operates as a business development asset identifying and channeling feedback to the Program Manager to facilitate organic growth within the program, new areas of business outside the program and participating in proposal support. Essential Functions Work Environment General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers. Physical Requirements Most work will be done at a desk or computer. Equipment and Machines General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment. Attendance Attendance is critical at all times. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur. Other Essential Functions Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements Must be willing to travel as needed Must take and pass a drug test and background check Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Primary Location : United States-Virginia-Reston Job Posting : Mar 5, 2019, 3:12:40 PM Jacobs is seeking a Chief Solution Architect with active TS/SCI Clearance to support its customer in the Reston, VA, area., 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 as evidenced by prior managerial and supervisory experience. Must be able to effectively communicate with others. 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 or DevSecOps cultures * 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; * Leveraging business knowledge and interpersonal skills to build, maintain, and influence relationships with senior leaders in IT and throughout a business. * Experience in various AWS instantiations, hyper converged infrastructure and software defined networking (SDN) highly desired. * Experience with Agile (Kanban and/or Scrum) and Waterfall Project Management methodologies. * Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to produce whitepapers and effectively present technical briefings to all levels of the Sponsor's organization, Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements Must be willing to travel as needed Must take and pass a drug test and background check

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