Chief Architect

Employer
Saic
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 22, 2019
Closes
Apr 22, 2019
Ref
59868608
Hours
Full Time
Provide architectural consulting to various stakeholders to help modernize the worldwide IT infrastructure that is complex, mission critical, secure, and serves over 100,000 users., SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Share: mail Tweet Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Chief Architect Job ID: 446581 Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States Date Posted: Apr 18, 2019 Category: Engineering and Sciences Subcategory: Solutions Archt Sr Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 10% of the time Minimum Clearance Required: Secret Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret Potential for Teleworking: No Share: mail Tweet Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Apply Now > Job Description Description SAIC has an opening for a Chief Architect supporting the Department of State in Washington, DC. Position Description: Provide architectural consulting to various stakeholders to help modernize the worldwide IT infrastructure that is complex, mission critical, secure, and serves over 100,000 users. Description of Duties: * Define architectural initiatives based on analyses of existing infrastructure and the mission needs that require improvements in IT. * This requires 1) understanding of existing architecture, 2) understanding of technical and organizational dependencies, 3) understanding of cyber security controls and policies, 4) understanding of emerging technologies and best practices. * Communicate these initiatives with various stakeholders; tune based on their feedback, and help support priority based decisions to support IT investment and planning. * When these initiatives are funded, they turn into projects. Guide the project teams to properly scope the projects * Provide leadership in a Governance Board called SETAB- Security & Engineering Technical Advisory Board. SETAB reviews each major project at various control gates in the project life-cycle. For this activity, assemble subject matter experts, review project documentation, meet with project team, compile comments, and develop a report to assist the project team and the senior management. #LI-KH1 VGP Qualifications Required Experience/Skills/Attributes: * Must have IT infrastructure architectural experience across broad range of technologies in enterprise IT infrastructure, and design experience in in some of the specific technologies. * Must be knowledgeable about cyber security controls and their applicability across broad range of technologies. * Analytic and creative capabilities are essential to identify trade-offs across technical and business parameters, and to support decisions across management hierarchy * Strong communication and inter-personal skills are necessary to be able to work at various levels in organization, and with varying personalities. * Requires Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline, 10 years of IT infrastructure engineering experience spanning planning, design, implementation, and operation aspects of the infrastructure with specific emphasis on cyber security. Additional five years of experience in managing projects in IT infrastructure. * Experience in software development is not required. Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes: Master's degree in IT related discipline. Clearance Requirement: SECRET clearance required. TOP SECRET preferred Overview SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Share: mail Tweet Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn * Must have IT infrastructure architectural experience across broad range of technologies in enterprise IT infrastructure, and design experience in in some of the specific technologies. * Must be knowledgeable about cyber security controls and their applicability across broad range of technologies. * Analytic and creative capabilities are essential to identify trade-offs across technical and business parameters, and to support decisions across management hierarchy * Strong communication and inter-personal skills are necessary to be able to work at various levels in organization, and with varying personalities. * Requires Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline, 10 years of IT infrastructure engineering experience spanning planning, design, implementation, and operation aspects of the infrastructure with specific emphasis on cyber security. Additional five years of experience in managing projects in IT infrastructure. * Experience in software development is not required. Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes: Master's degree in IT related discipline. Clearance Requirement: SECRET clearance required. TOP SECRET preferred