• Systems Architect

    Job Locations US-VA
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    TS SCI
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ is is seeking a systems architect to help develop solutions that involve multiple components including COTS tools, as well diverse infrastructure. This is a challenging job with a highly visible organization focused on real-world activities.


    Additional information:

    • Security Clearance: active TS/SCI 
    • Location: Herndon VA
    • Salary: Highly competitive
    • Available: within 2-4 weeks


    • The candidate will perform an array of system architecture duties, from assessing data- and systems-related problems to developing concrete action plans to achieve greater efficiencies and meet strategic goals.
    • The position will have both a hands-on/tactical approach as well as a strategic optic, from analyzing user requirements and inspecting code at the project level to providing consultative advice at the strategic level to senior-level managers on computer system capabilities, workflow, scheduling options, risks and dependencies.
    • The person selected will: provide analysis and recommendations on the organizations infrastructure and internal processes to help support architectural strategy provide technology migration provide integration and evolution toward the parent organizations strategic goals apply deep knowledge of Sponsor-approved enterprise IT practices and help the project group ensure that its practices are consistent with reference architectures from parent organizations perform effectively as a corporate resource at varying levels in the organization depending on the mission needs, including working with appropriate parties to resolve discrepancies between proposed IT systems and enterprise quality and security standards


    Mandatory Skills

    • Demonstrated experience with software engineering.
    • Demonstrated experience with successful full life-cycle software development projects, including demonstrated software development experience.
    • Demonstrated experience with data architecture, data modeling, database design, and data systems implementation, especially with Oracle-based technologies.

    Optional Skills

    • Demonstrated experience with Web Services including REST APIs.
    • Demonstrated experience with Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) and/or Micro Services Architectures.
    • Demonstrated experience with application integration technologies and approaches.
    • Demonstrated experience with Data Warehousing solutions.
    • Demonstrated experience with data management technologies (Extract-Transform-Load (ETL).
    • Demonstrated experience with Data Profiling.
    • Demonstrated experience with Data Mining.
    • Demonstrated experience with Metadata Repositories.
    • Demonstrated experience of Windows 7, Linux, and Solaris operating environments.
    • Demonstrated experience or familiarity with open source products and tools such as Eclipse, Ant, JUnit, Apache, Tomcat.
    • Demonstrated experience adjusting to changing priorities.
    • Demonstrated experience in customer service skills, teaming skills, and the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team.
    • Demonstrated experience with communication, both written and oral, and the ability to explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences.



    Variq is an equal opportunity employer.


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