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Senior Solutions Architect

Job ID: 219565
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO, United States
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to provide maintenance of the existing and buildout of the future Cloud Hosting: Continuous Integration Environment, Integrated Delivery and Operations Platform, in Kansas City, MO.

Job Description:

This Senior Solutions Architect drives, defines, develops, maintains and coordinates the creation of needed architecture strategies & solution patterns. Building consensus and priority for these ideas is a key part of this role. Solid relationships building with key technology leaders and staff is required. Prioritized solutions must be demonstrated in practical working reference applications. These solutions must also be supported by online documentation and implementation guidance. Training materials and presentations to introduce new standards and patterns to the development community is required periodically. They will work with a larger architecture team who will be identifying new and emerging needs that require supporting patterns and standards.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both defining and hands-on building of advanced systems. They must be a highly productive developer with excellent design and architecture skills. They must be a self-starter and a fast study on new technologies. The candidate must be flexible, have a great attitude, and be willing to adapt to changing demands to accomplish the mission.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical and strategic leadership within a large community with diverse functional and technical disciplines to including enterprise architects, analysts, systems engineers, and systems administrators
  • Provide thought leadership on how to describe and present technical information to both technical staff and non-technical executive audiences.
  • Work directly with technical leaders, architects and developers to craft guidance on new patterns, solutions and standards.
  • Build and lead others in building new standards and demonstrating those productively in working code and supporting help sell new ideas and concepts to that meet operational goals and objectives
  • Provide technical and analytical guidance to the customer executive team, as needed
  • Integrate and translate complex concepts into tactical action plans and roadmaps for introducing new solutions
  • Upgrade and manage the portfolio of technical standards to make them relevant and useable by the internal IT community.
  • Influence the current software development culture to embrace and apply improvements.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field and 9+ years related experience
  • Four additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Must possess expert level JAVA/J2EE Development & Architecture
  • Broadest possible applied development experience across multiple technologies


Emerging Technical Interests:

Amazon Web Services (AWS), full range of AWS tools and service, Docker, GIT, GITHub, Single Page Applications, Microservices, configuration/provisioning tools (i.e., Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Salt Stack), CI/CD tool stacks, cloud management platforms

Current Technical Stack:

Operating Systems: Linux, Windows App Server: JBoss 7 Web Server: Apache Messaging Middleware: IBM MQ, Apache ActiveMQ Encryption Framework (PKI): OpenSSL, Java Keystores Programming Languages: Python 3.6, BASH, Java 8/11 Java EE 7 Artifact Repository: Nexus Pro 3.28 Source Code Repository: BitBucket, Subversion Source Code Review Management: Crucible Build Management: Maven 3 Continuous Integration/Delivery: Jenkins 2 Spring Framework 5 Web Service Framework: Apache CXF IDE: Eclipse, VisualCode, Spring Tool Suite (STS) Change Management: JIRA 8 Document Management: Confluence, SharePoint


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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