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Solutions Architect (Federal, Azure)

USA

Job Description

The Solutions Architect will be the overall technical lead for a multiyear data access modernization project and will work as a coequal leader with the Program Manager and Data Warehousing Architect to provide a compliant, functional, and performant product that meets the requirements of multiple stakeholders in a federal agency.

This is a lead-by-example role and will produce code and frameworks for others to emulate and use; the architect will be a trusted partner of both agency stakeholders and the solution delivery team.  S/he is also fluent in cloud architecture concepts and communicating same to infrastructure teams, and will provide cross-functional subject matter expertise.

You’ll drive creation and modifications to the overall architecture, including identification of efficiencies and best practices, and analyze business needs to translate them to technical answers.

REQUIRED

  • 15 years of progressive technical responsibility, 10 of which as a developer or lead
  • At least one experience in the past ten years of a cross-functional systems implementation in a federal agency (with a completed ATO)
  • Thorough understanding of:
    • Web services
    • Security models, particularly for web services and APIs
    • API strategies
    • Cloud provider service models
  • Polished communication and presentation skills via phone/video
  • Influencing skills
  • Risk evaluation and mitigation planning
  • Detailed, actionable technical writing
  • Open view of best-tools-for-the-job, versus a favorite-technology-first approach
  • US Citizen or permanent resident, clearable

HELPFUL

  • Azure solutions implementation experience (beyond VMs and storage)
  • Understanding of Azure services including PaaS offerings
  • Office 365 development experience
  • Data migration and modernization experience

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