Senior Application Architect

Our client, a prestigious Federal contractor is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Application Architect to join their team in a hybrid role (home based and Sterling, VA) to begin an exciting and challenging career. We're looking for someone with a diverse skillset and experience to include AWS/Azure, different Operating Systems, Python, Docker, Nodejs, image processing, computer vision, any hardware experience will be a big plus etc.

The position is primarily remote, but will need to be in the DMV area and available to come onsite every other week or as needed. Our client is looking to onboard as a 6 months contract to hire.

- Lead strategic planning activities and business case development within government agency and across internal organizations.
- Work with architects, technical leads, project managers, and stakeholders to develop and review roadmaps in support of solution delivery domain and core capabilities.
- Capable of hands-on contributions that range from client development of markup and styling to Operating System (OS) level services, and server-side containers and database technologies.
- Lend support in the design and development of .NET applications including OS level services, ASP.NET web services, and server-side hosted services.
- Provides technical oversight for technical estimates created with standards tools, portfolio Work Breakdown Structures, statements of work, and industry standard estimating techniques.
- Support one or more solution delivery areas, engaging in team organization and project meetings, including Agile SCRUM and SAFe practices such as team-s daily stand-ups and Program Increment Planning, as well as customer demonstrations and discussions.
- Help present roadmap and project requirements to stakeholders, technical lead, and project management. Also provide support in the program increment planning of objectives and epics; and in the creation of stories and tasks for backlog grooming and sprint planning, ensuring the projects are aligned in roadmap objectives.
- Complete solutions using appropriate government agency offerings with design elements that allow integration into client environment.
- Refine and optimize architectures at varying stages. Review architecture work produced by junior architects.
- Provide solution delivery teams project oversight and act as a subject matter expert, acting as proxy for government stakeholder to ensure accuracy and quality of delivered processes, products, product configuration, solution integration, implementation methodologies, resource requirements, and implementation timelines.
- Interfaces to all levels of the client's organization on solution implementation progress, technical issues, proper practices, and technical requirements.
- Collaborates with architect peers to efficiently resolve design issues, improve design quality and share high quality information, as well as to define enterprise level design standards, best practices, and processes.
- Provide Tier 3/4 engineering support, as needed, for solutions deployed to production.

Required Skills

- Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a CBP Public Trust
- Bachelors and 14+ years of experience or a Masters and 12+ years of experience in a relevant IT implementation environment
- Must have at least 5+ years in an Architect role
- Background in full-stack development; Ability to lend support in the design and development of .NET applications including OS level services, ASP.NET web services, and server-side hosted services as needed.
Experience developing all forms of architecture artifacts, including diagrams.
- Excellent troubleshooting and resolution skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience developing design documents and interface control documents.
- Experience as a full-stack developer, preferably a technical lead managing multiple developers and Quality Assurance (QA) staff.
- Experience of technology solutions and able to present solution and portfolio-level strategy to clients at all levels.
- Proficient understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).
- Experience deploying emerging technology (e.g. AI/ML, facial recognition).
- Experience working with Windows and Linux service development.
- Experience with TCP and RESTful HTTP Programming.
- Experience with Agile and SAFe development.
- Experience with JIRA and Confluence experience.
- Experience with Git command line, Git Tools, including GitLab.
- Experience with Multi-threaded applications and exception handling.
- Experience supporting docker desktop containers and services such as Kubernetes or Konvoy.
- Database support for PostgreSQL, possibly SQL Server with Entity Framework code-first or database-first.
- Able to support the development and review of software design documentation, which may include design diagrams, data flow diagrams, software module descriptions, etc.
- Familiar with build pipelines, including Jenkins with SonarQube.
- Previous experience as a full-stack developer is desired.
- Preferred experience with hardware and software integration, including developing software to integrate with hardware components such as a GPIO and Arduino boards.

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Sterling, VA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, June 17, 2024

Job Type

Contract/Temp to Hire

Anticipated Duration

6 months CTH

Date Posted

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

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