Solution Architect, Senior in Atlanta, GA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0006933

Solution Architect, Senior

Key Role:

Join an existing team of architects responsible for modernizing the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS) enterprise system or system-of-systems. Develop an enterprise-wide, unified strategy for transitioning enterprise IT services into Cloud-hosted services. Coordinate with technical and security teams to analyze and implement best-practices for securely operating enterprise IT resources in the Cloud. Develop architecture blueprints for large projects or programs involving multiple systems and shared services. Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost effective architecture solutions and build-buy decisions. Serve as a lead or technical expert to development teams and support enterprise technology initiatives while keeping abreast of relevant technology and architecture best practices. Oversee multiple projects in order to preserve the architectural vision and protect stakeholder interests and promote and educate stakeholders on the use and value of optimized architectures.

Basic Qualifications:

-8+ years of experience with IT solution delivery, including serving as an architect working on design, implementation, and operations for distributed applications

-5+ years of experience with public, private, and hybrid Cloud services and the planning, development, migration, and integration of applications and services from on-premises infrastructure to Cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service services

-5+ years of experience with leading architecture efforts that require close collaboration with project teams

-Experience with infrastructure operations and processes associated with IT service management

-Experience with PaaS technologies such as CloudFoundry and Docker

-Experience as a customer-facing technical lead, including working with both senior management-level executives and development teams

-Knowledge of the Cloud computing stack and Cloud concepts, including virtualization and containerization

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies

-Experience with DevOps a plus

-Experience with Air Force / DoD clients preferred

-Experience with open architectures

-Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

-Knowledge of service-oriented architecture and the basics of IT budgeting

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field, preferred; MA or MS degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field a plus

-Solution Architect or Cloud Architect Certification a plus


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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