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Enterprise Architect

Job ID: 215994
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Enterprise Architect
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for an Enterprise Architect. This position can be worked 100% remote nationwide. 

  • Develop and implement the architecture governance process, drive alignment, and educate teams to these standardized practices and guidelines
  • Document, describe, and design architecture governance and design patterns for distributed software development
  • Lead architecture review of complex or critical changes to the system, including leading design discussions, ensuring meaningful stakeholder feedback, and working with service teams to implement improvements
  • Work across architecture teams to develop a consistent taxonomy and standards for architecture artifacts, including design documents, support material, and reference material
  • Manage and conduct system-wide impact reviews to assess the architecture impact of significant service or application changes

  • Mentor distributed solution architects to ensure consistency and quality in deliverables, designs, and architecture artifacts

  • Create and maintain the policies and principles to guide technology decisions for the business architecture

  • Identify opportunities to improve ITO systems to support business processes and utilize emerging technologies

  • Promote and educate customers and stakeholders on the use and value of business architecture

  • Provide architecture governance guidance, support, and coordination to customers and IT project teams

  • Ensure technical integration is achieved across ITO by participating in test planning, validation, and reviews

  • Coordinate and conduct governance and portfolio management activities associated with ensuring compliance with the business architecture; and/or ensuring the rigorous application of information security/cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices to all components of the architecture

  • Design, document and drive adoption of business architectures and frameworks

  • Provide technical oversight to vendor solution implementations

  • Assume a leadership role in establishing and ensuring compliance with IT governance policies and initiatives including standards, best practices and policies

  • Serve as subject matter expert in multiple technology areas

  • Lead and coordinates IT architecture with IT project management, engineering, maintenance, QA, and risk management

  • Assure that solution designs meet requirements for scalability, performance and quality in accordance with negotiated service level agreements

  • Work with software engineers, QA engineers, technical writers, configuration management and infrastructure, as needed, to ensure quality and the successful EA implementation of new applications or features

  • Provide assessments of technical and operational practices based on leading industry standards specific to the requested technology




  • Bachelor’s degree and nine (9) years or more of experience or Master’s and seven (7) years or more of related experience

  • Solid leadership, change management, and communication experience

  • Experience with Azure, AWS or VMWare enterprise implementations, with migration of on-premises infrastructure to Azure and or AWS cloud

  • Knowledge in areas of Cloud Architecture, along with Enterprise Architecture frameworks, approaches, and integration technology

  • Direct experience developing solutions architecture and evaluating architectural alternatives for private, public, and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services

  • Design and/or implementation of an end-to-end cloud based business solutions (SaaS, PaaS or laaS) for a full lifecycle

  • Experience implementing Enterprise Architecture frameworks (e.g, ToGAF, DoDAF)

  • Agile software development lifecycle experience

  • Working knowledge of Systems Engineering 

Desired Certifications:

  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect

  • TOGAF 9

  • Zachman Certified – Enterprise Architect

  • ITIL Certifications, Foundations through Expert

Target salary range: $125,001 - $135,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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