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Senior Solutions Architect

Location: Fairfax, VA
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
SBD is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect to support our federal customer’s SDLC support services. This is a high-profile, high-visibility modernization program where you can contribute innovative solutions across the entire portfolio of our customer’s web systems.
 

The Sr. Solutions Architect role encompasses a combination of infrastructure and automation expertise.  The Sr. Solutions Architect serves as a trusted advisor and cloud services authority on the project and will be responsible for design and implementation of DevOps solutions executed and repeated in an Agile Enterprise Process workflow that includes peer reviews, automated testing, and close coordination with customers.
 

In addition to functional requirements of a Solutions Architect, the ideal candidate leads and provides guidance to other team members to include but not limited to developers, testers, system administrators etc. Serves as a technical liaison with the business community to communicate challenging IT issues in plain English. Advises and works closely with leadership to adopt innovative ideas for solution optimization in the environment.
 

Job responsibilities and duties include:
 
  • Design and develop DevOps based solutions using Open Source tool sets.
  • Coordinate activities with other team members using Agile methodologies for peer review and automated testing.
  • Develop automation and repeatable processes/scripts to enable solutions that deploy, manage, configure, scale and monitor Client applications.
  • Design and implementation of customized technical Cloud solutions for clients both on premises and public cloud environments.
  • Provide troubleshooting expertise for virtualization performance and other issues.
  • Develop cloud solutions for clients.
  • Streamline the development lifecycle with automated provisioning and testing of resources.
  • Demonstrable Enterprise Architecture planning and design skills.
 

Requirements:
 
  • Considered an expert in one or more automation frameworks (Chef, Puppet, Ansible) with 3 or more years of experience
  • Comfortable with Software Development Life Cycles, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Solid understanding and experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
  • Considered an expert in a combination of database and platform application services is a plus
  • Scripting experience with .NET, JavaScript, Bash, Python, and other similar languages
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • Preference will be given to candidates that also have web applications, database, and support skills
  • Must be able to obtain avPublic Trust clearance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytic, organization, presentation, customer service and facilitation skills
  • Ability to gather customer requirements and translate those requirements into short and long-term deliverables
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the design and delivery of complex IT systems.
  • Must have minimum of 3 years of hands on application development experience.
  • US Citizenship is required.
 

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Team Foundation Server
  • IIS
  • SQL Server, MongoDB
  • .NET Framework
  • ASP.NET WebForms
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • Entity Framework
  • Newtonsoft
  • SlowCheetah
  • PdfLib
  • HtmlAgilityPack
  • Telerik RAD Controls
  • JavaScript
  • Angular JS
  • jQuery
  • jQueryUI
  • Select2
  • jStorage
  • Colorbox
  • jQuery MultiSelect
  • Knockout
  • Knockout Punches
  • Knockout Validation
  • Atlassian (including, but not limited to Jira/Confluence)
  • MSBuild
  • Windows Communication Framework/Simple Object Access Protocol
  • Windows Presentation Foundation
  • Umbraco (as Content Source)
  • Google Analytics
  • Selenium
  • Octopus Deploy
  • Docker
  • Google Authenticator
Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SBD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SBD does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status").
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