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Solutions Architect, Enterprise IT - REMOTE

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Job ID: 200488
Location: FLEXWORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2020
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: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking experienced Solutions Architects in Enterprise IT to help define and develop new capabilities and new business for the company. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing technical solutions, supporting internal research and development projects, engaging with current and potential customers to develop new business, and working across the company to provide expertise in a variety of requirements. While this is a telecommute-friendly role, the ideal candidate will reside in the DC/Northern Virginia area and have broad contacts across industry and government.



  • Leverage technical and customer domain expertise to support all aspects of technical proposal solution development.

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of customer requirements and leads the development of a complete solution meeting all technical requirements resulting in a price competitive proposal. 

  • Identify and lead technical responses to support Pre-B&P and B&P activities such as RFIs, RFP, and whitepapers.  Coordinate overall solution development, proposal writing, and estimating (BOEs).

  • Write and review proposals; may participate in orals as needed.

  • Meets with customers on SAIC's capabilities, services and solutions for capture efforts. 

  • May provide solution-related technical support after award, as needed.

  • Develop advanced concepts, techniques, and standards; solve unusually complex problems requiring a high degree of ingenuity and innovation.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, IT, or related, plus 14 years of relevant IT experience.  Additional relevant experience is substitutable in lieu of degree.

  • Demonstrated expertise providing innovative solutions to bids and proposals in at least five (5) of the following areas: Cloud Engineering and Architecture, Network Infrastructure, IT Operations, IT Service Management, End User Solutions, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering.

  • Experience with one or more cloud providers: AWS, Azure, Google, VMware, others; Cloud Automation and scripting (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible); Containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Solid understanding of Cloud Migration methodologies and best practices; XaaS cloud service delivery models; DevOps and DevSecOps; Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC); FedRAMP

  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills

  • Previous experience working on government, military, or intelligence agency programs

  • U.S. citizenship is required & must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance as a condition of continued employment.


Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced level certifications in a mainstream cloud service provider area (AWS, Azure, etc)

  • Advanced level certifications in network infrastructure (e.g., CCIE)

  • Advanced level certifications in a mainstream business process area (Agile, PMP, ITIL, etc)

  • Advanced level certifications in a mainstream cybersecurity area (CISSP, CEH, etc)


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 For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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