Sr. Principal Systems Eng. - Enterprise Architect - 28085 with Securit
Alion Science and Technology Corporation
11962 State Rte 615
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Job Description Responsibilities/Qualification Summary: The Information Technology Enterprise Architect (Architect) will assist an agency portfolio management (PfM) team in implementing an IT governance and investment management structure that enables transparent decision-making. The architect will assist in establishing an Agency-wide Enterprise Architecture (EA) program and developing views that present a coherent model of the enterprise. The architect will assist in aligning business capabilities with IT strategy. Through the development of technical architecture, viewpoints / models, and artifacts, s/he will enable analysis and decision-making for in-use system assets. The architect will enable sound portfolio analysis through the visual demonstration of interrelationships. Will also have a strong familiarity with cloud computing services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), as well as hybrid and private cloud concepts. Main Responsibilities: * As part of an integrated team, the Architect will play a key role in establishing: * A transition plan to the future state of the agency * A roadmap of EA implementation activities * Metrics to monitor the progress and effectiveness of EA * EA Governance * Cloud EA as the agency tool * The Architect will play a key role in developing artifacts: * Project views that display dependencies among potential system capabilities * Capability viewpoints that describe deployed capabilities * System views articulating the systems, interconnectivity, and context * Support Establishment of EA - work within an EA team to accomplish the following: * Establish an EA Framework that integrates business with IT. * Write policy and IM&T directives which will provide DSCA commitment and direction as to how EA will be used within DSCA. * Establish relationship between EA and portfolio and project management and help embed EA intelligence into IT decision-making. * Establish relationship between EA and the system development lifecycle (SDLC). * Establish the vision through high level policy documents and charter the direction of EA within DSCA. * Establish EA value proposition for promoting standardization and interoperability. * Develop EA stakeholder matrix with roles and responsibilities * Establish the linkages of the reference models - PRM, BRM, SCRM, DRM, ARM, IRM, SRMs. Enable the agency to categorize investments in a federally standardized way. * Develop viewpoints, models and artifacts * Create an as-is and to-be depiction of the enterprise for effective overall portfolio selection. * Develop All Viewpoints, Capability Viewpoints, Data Viewpoints, Project Viewpoints, Services Viewpoints, and Systems Viewpoints. They will serve as input into SDLC phases and CPIC pre-select, select, control and evaluate phases. * Create technical architecture illustrating interfaces, protocols, networks, legacy system interrelationships, data relationships and dictionaries. * Enable governance decision-making and advisement on whether a project is using technology that fits within the solution level Enterprise Architecture. * Review proposed initiatives for organizational fit; review design for system boundaries and interfaces; review data relationships; review developed products for demonstrated interoperability; assess adherence to EA; determine EA configurable items. * Cloud * Determine implementation rollout for EA tool set (EA Cloud) * Work across the architecture and technology organization to ensure effective implementation, compliance and agreement. * Define the architectural processes, standards and guidelines for data and systems architecture. * Contribute to the overall quality of the cloud migration solution delivery. * Utilize a strong understanding of cloud native development and infrastructure. * Promote the use of AWS/Cloud standardization, shared infrastructure and shared services to reduce costs and improve information flows and architectural decisions. Education and Experience : * Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/MIS, Math, or related field, or equivalent experience * 7-10 years of experience IT consulting experience as a technical specialist in enterprise customer-facing roles or within a leading consulting company or systems integrator. * 7 years + excellent communication skills, both verbal and written * A minimum of 5 years in defining current and target state architectures, transition architectures and roadmaps * High level of technical acumen, including the ability to understand the customer or partner IT landscape, identify opportunities and overcome any technical obstacles * Understanding of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and methodology including TOGAF, Zachman, or others * Understanding IaaS, PaaS, SaaS * Strong understanding of AWS Web Services * In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge in a particular domain, vertical, and/or platform, such as DevOps, Agile, Scrum, etc. * Excellent customer service skills * Preferred skills and Certifications: * AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, AWS Certified Developer, or other AWS Certification * Understanding of how portfolio management, EA, Budget Formulation, IT Project Lifecycle Management and IT Governance integrate. * Experience with EA tools and MS Visio * Experience with process improvement, strategic planning, change management, and organizational redesign. * Experience working for or working with consulting companies * Prior experience in state or federal government. * Other requirements: * Knowledge of DoD organization, business processes, and IT compliance guidelines (NIST 800-53, FedRAMP, DODAF, and other pertinent policy) * Utilizes knowledge of process improvement, strategic planning, change management, and organizational redesign in determining solutions. * US Citizenship and a Secret security clearance is required. * #LI-RC 1 * #CB * * *MSJA Diversity Statement Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information U.S. Citizenship Required.Top Secret Associated topics: cloud architect, http, infrastructure, infrastructure architect, ip, maintain, network, senior engineer, senior system engineer, systems integration architect Associated topics: http, information architect, infrastructure, maintain, maintenance, network, senior engineer, senior system engineer, system integrator, systems integration architect
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