Solution Architect

beamteq is always looking for talented people to become its team members. We realize that productive people are always a good addition to our organization. So if you have the financial acumen and the passion to work with some of the biggest companies in the world, join in!

Department: Development
Project Location(s): Washington, DC, US
Education: Master's Degree
Compensation: Open

Responsibilities

Candidates can look forward to regular client contact, a role in business development and proposal writing/methodology creation, and a

  • Architect and deliver optimal solutions that are aligned with an EA perspective.
  • Create synergies and reuse within and across projects.
  • Establish Reporting team architectural standards and strategies as the norm.
  • Lead projects through gating reviews.
  • Confer with stakeholders to define business requirements for complex systems development – from both functional and non-functional perspectives (i.e. the concept of operations, performance, test, cost, schedule, training, support and disposal).
  • Collaborate with other architects –data architects, technical architects, business architects, domain architects, or enterprise architects — and marry their various requirements into one solution.
  • Model business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.
  • Evaluate alternative architectures with respect to their composition, e.g. people, hardware, software, facilities, policies, documents, risks, and cost.
  • Create systems models, data models, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to project and development teams.
  • Validate the architecture’s compliance with the requirements and verifies the system’s compliance with the architecture.
  • Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Contribute to technology strategy and planning. Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility.
  • Participate in the architecture roadmap activities.
  • Review new and existing systems design projects and procurement or outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural plans.
  • Develop, document, communicate and enforce system standards as necessary.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team.

Skills/Experience

    • Education – Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science or systems engineering (Master’s degree preferred).
    • Professional training and/or certifications using Amazon Web Services, Oracle, Linux, Java, and Microsoft tools and technologies desired.
    • 10+ years of general experience in systems design and integration
    • Architecture Experience – 5 years minimum across multiple disciplines (Requirements Engineering, Risk management, Technology planning, design, development, System Integration, or Quality Assurance).
    • Extensive experience in developing strategic solution architecture plans.
    • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
    • Superior written and oral communication skills; ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
    • Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills.
    • Proven experience in systems and network design and development.
    • Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
    • Experience with “on-premise to cloud” migrations or IT transformations
    • Experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
    • Technical knowledge of Cloud Computing, DevOps, and Microservices.
    • Strong knowledge of COTS evaluation principles and practices.
    • Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required.
    • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong consultative skills
    • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
    • Strong leadership skills and customer service orientation.
    • Lifelong Learner – what is learned today will be obsolete tomorrow; demonstrated continuous learning
    • Willingness/ability to work off-shifts (evening, night-time, weekend) as needed
how can we help you?

Contact us at the beamteq office nearest to you or submit a business inquiry online.

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