Job ID: 1929306
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Solutions Archt
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: Yes
SAIC is seeking an Application Modernization Solution Architect to join our Software Solutions leadership team in Reston, VA or Colorado Springs, CO. SAIC’s vision is to be the premier technology integrator in our markets by making a profound difference supporting our customers’ missions. SAIC’s Software Solutions organization is transforming software design, development and deployment for our customers across the federal government. Our matrix structure enables career mobility across 150+ software projects. SAIC’s Solution Architects lead technical teams to develop creative solutions to our customers’ needs.
The Solution Architect will solve challenging, complex and mission critical challenges. The Solution Architect will provide technical leadership and execution support for large, complex, strategically important, enterprise programs and proposals. Leveraging expertise in modern software technologies, the Solution Architect will define implementation architecture, estimate solution staffing and provide vision and direction for project and proposal teams.
Performs as the Technical Lead for multiple capture activities. The SA will be responsible for all aspects of technical solution development based on technical and customer domain knowledge and experience. The SA will leverage domain expertise to develop a comprehensive understanding of customer requirements and lead the development of a complete solution meeting all technical requirements resulting in a price competitive proposal.
Leads the software aspects of business development and supports all aspects of solution development including architecture definition, proposal writing, proposal reviews and basis of estimate (BOE) development.
Contributes concepts to differentiate SAIC from competitors.
Defines software architectures that provide security, scalability, fault tolerance and optimal performance. Makes recommendations to share best-practice knowledge and improve internal processes across SAIC. Works with corporate and other teams to provide consistency across SAIC.
Performs, for a relatively short duration, as the Technical Lead or Chief Architect for customer projects strategic to the company, especially at the beginning of a project to lay a solid foundation for the subsequent work.
Must have participated in application modernization efforts
Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, and be able to convey technical information to non-technical as well as technical personnel. This position requires the ability to communicate with all levels of customer and SAIC personnel.
Must have experience in responding to request for proposals (RFP) and request for information (RFI) as an SA or a similar role
Must have experience working on federal government contracts; DoD experience is a plus.
Must understand the full SDLC, and have experience leading Agile Teams; Scrum Master, or other agile, certification is a plus
Must have system integration and/or software development experience using open source and COTS software and tools
Experience/knowledge of tools and techniques for Agile and DevOps
Experience in defining technical solutions using cloud based solutions (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
Hands-on experience and/or deep knowledge of digital transformation technical domains (e.g. microservices, containers, cloud native development, API management, mobile development)
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
Minimum of 7yrs IT experience total across multiple functional areas. A software development background is required.
Ability to thrive in a team/collaborative environment.
Ability to function at a fast pace with multiple deadlines.
US Citizenship required
Ability to attain DoD Security Clearance
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability