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Solutions Architect

Job ID: 2217771
Location: PHILADELPHIA, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Solutions Archt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description

Description

The HDAP Solutions Architect is responsible for assessing the existing platform and analyzing current, new technologies and what needs to be developed to provide the best solutions for current and new platform customer needs. This person also works with HDAP Leadership, Product and Operations teams to create and constantly update a overall strategic technical vision for the platform. The Solutions architect is responsible for monitoring the progress and working on changes needed as the platform capabilities mature and new customers are onboarded. This role will capture both capturing both technical and non-technical stakeholders need ensuring that those needs are the focus of the scope. 
 
Key Responsibilities 

  • Update and document platform solution recommendations, roadmaps, and new solution proposals 
  • Work individually and work with Product and Operation teams on performing design, debugging and analysis (performance and usage) on current and new solutions 
  • Documenting and advocating best practice knowledge for developed solutions 
  • Constantly evangelizing new features, benefits and solution possibilities to Leadership, Product, Operation teams and our stakeholder teams 
  • Must provide strong technical leadership to our teams throughout the project lifecycle 
  • Develop quick turnaround proofs-of-concept to validate proposed solutions  
  • Work with customers to design solutions for their use case 
  • Represent HDAP architecture to stakeholders and external parties 

Qualifications

Education 

  •  Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering management or other engineering or technical discipline is required (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Nine (9) years' experience or more required

Required Skills:

  • Must enjoy documenting and teaching solutions 
  • Must be able project into the future and consider upcoming uses, considering long-term use, adaptability, and scalability 
  • Must have excellent project management skills and organization capabilities, although this is not a project manager position 
  • Must know how to implement and support solutions for an automated-continuous-deployment platform as well as manually maintained platforms 
  • Must be able to write scripts, install applications, configure continuous-deployment for multiple applications running on Linux- and Windows-based systems 
  • Proactively perform diagnoses, root cause analyses, and remediation to resolve operational and performance problems quickly and thoroughly 
  • Understand an architect’s role in a Change Control Board 
  • Using tools to track changes and version control 
  • Participate in key process improvements as they relate to our environments 
  • Demonstrable experience building solutions in MS Azure   
  • Must be able to obtain a VA Public Trust clearance   
  • Must be a mentor to other Artilects and think outside the box by teaching solutions 

 Preferred Skills 

  • MS Azure Government Cloud 
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes 
  • Terraform / Infrastructure as code  
  • Experience with GitHub Actions 
  • Experience with JIRA 
  • Agile Scrum Team Expertise 
  • Jira and Confluence preferable, but other tools performing same functions acceptable 
  • CI / CD processes and pipelines 
  • Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates 
  • Experience with large data projects 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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