Job Description :
Enterprise Senior Architect

Location Herndon/Reston, VA

Additional Details:

Role & Responsibilities - ob Description:

Technology Architect plays a lead role in the delivery of agile, safe and sound technology designs and solutions, in accordance with enterprise architecture, infrastructure and security standards to meet stakeholder requirements
Expected Skills

Strong knowledge/experience of the technology architecture
Very strong knowledge of Network, Compute and Storage related technologies
Network: Routing, Load balancing, IPSEC
Compute: x86 architecture, Virtualization, HA solutions, CITRIX, Virtual Desktops
Storage: Block Storage, Shared File Systems, Object storage, Replication, Backup
3 tier Web/App/DB Platforms
Web: Apache HTTP Server, IIS, etc
App: JBOSS, Tomcat/tcServer, Weblogic, .NET
DB: Oracle, MS SQL, My SQL and related technologies (ex: RAC, Replication)
SoA platforms (Enterprise Messaging Service, Web Services, API Gateways etc TIBCO Preferred.
Enterprise Shared services such as Directory Services (AD/LDAP), File Transfer Services (MFT/SFTP etc, Scheduling Services (Autosys etc, Business Rules Management Services (ILOG etc, Business Process management Services (IBM BPM etc
Strong knowledge of Resiliency and Recovery (RTO, RPO, Uptime, Durability, Replication, Backup/Restore, etc across infrastructure and platform components
Experience developing multi-tier, open system architectures involving Java, .Net, and associated Frameworks, libraries, middleware (messaging systems, ESB) and common services (Authentication, Logging, Monitoring and data exchange)
Proven knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture and understanding of Web Service API s for integration purposes.
Experience in assessing architecture quality and resiliency viz. scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc.
Ability to document Frameworks, Patterns, Guidelines with little to no supervision.
Ability to use EA tools like MEGA for documenting and organizing architecture artifacts
Experience using architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, FEA etc.
Experience working with Architecture Modeling Tools such as MEGA HOPEX, Systems Architect, Troux etc.
Strong knowledge/experience of cloud
AWS: IaaS and PaaS : Good knowledge of AWS Service Catalog and experience in using AWS (VPC, Instances, AMIs, EBS, ELB, KMS/Encryption, RDS, S3, Lambda, Cloud Formation, Elastic Beanstalk, etc)
Core Technology Services (ex: Encryption, IAM, Monitoring, etc)
Hybrid deployments (On-Prem + Cloud) Emphasis on integration
Very strong presentation skills both verbal and written. Powerpoint and visio skills a must.
Architecture Certifications (TOGAF, AWS Architecture, etc) preferred


12+ years of Information Technology experience
7+ Years of Shared Services Experience
5+ years of Enterprise Architecture experience
6+ years of experience in the infrastructure architecture
2+ years of cloud implementation/integration experience

Travel: Minimal to none (usually within the DC region)
Location: Expected to be on-site majority of the time
Other Requirements - Work locations are within DC region. Usually at Reston or Herndon locations, but occasionally meetings occur in Washington DC.
Years of Experience Required - 12+ years of Information Technology experience (see roles and responsibilities for full list)