SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Technical Architect Lead in Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Public Trust

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

CSRA is bidding a program to support Department of State (DOS) Biometric Identification and Interoperability System (Digitus). The team provides subject matter experts in the areas of systems engineering, test and evaluation, cost estimating, logistics and sustainment, environmental engineering, real estate planning, and facilities planning and engineering. The team helps DoS and Government of Mexico (GOM) assesses the equipment and technology and improves interoperability and enhances biometrics and other innovations to keep the border safe and secure.

Currently, we are seeking an Technical Architect Lead . The selected candidate must currently hold or be able to obtain a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) clearance, per contract requirements.

So what is required of an Technical Architect Lead on a day to day basis? There are quite a myriad of tasks and responsibilities, such as:

The Technical Architect Lead shall have overall responsibility of the strategy for successful design and overall implementation of the Agile Software Development effort. The Technical Architect Lead shall have responsibility in leading the solution architecture and managing the software development resources.

Required Skills/Experience: eight (8) or more years of relevant experience in an Enterprise IT environment):

·Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification

·Experience applying The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) in Agile solution designs to minimize technical debt and improve overall velocity

·Experience implementing the MVC Development Methodology (Model/View/Controller)

·Experience implementing JEE applications and design patterns.

·Experience with developing and managing data models with data modeling tools.

·Experience creating and updating data dictionaries.

·Experience in large scale biometric Systems, biometric technology, and biometric information system and well versed in biometric vendor matching algorithms and NIST biometric studies.

·Experience developing solutions using Message Services, including development of Apache IBM MQ or ActiveMQ services.

·Experience designing and implementing Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions using Microsoft Active Directory and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards

·Proficient in network communication protocols, ports, routing, proxy settings, and firewall policies

·Experience designing solutions compliant with the Federal Information Management Security Act (FISMA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Security Standards and Security Requirements

·Technically proficient in designing and implementing data center/cloud-based hosting solutions, including solution architecture and cost estimation

·Familiarity with pricing and licensing models of major enterprise software platforms, including IBM, Informatica or other similar data mining, data aggregation and warehousing tools, Oracle, and Red Hat; making architecture recommendations in consideration of lifecycle cost

·Proven ability to develop root case analysis, problem identification and resolution, and roadmap for problems within system design and implementation of existing and new systems

·Technical proficiency in optimizing system performance and resource utilization through log and monitoring analysis

·Experience analyzing business requirements and designing specifications for technical solutions and associated activities

·Technical proficiency with SQL including the ability to create queries to validate data integrity and other data constraints

·Experience with all aspects of configuration management planning including configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, configuration audits, configuration documentation

Is this job the next step in your career? Are you ready to help keep America’s border safe?

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:

Required Skills/Experience: eight (8) or more years of relevant experience in an Enterprise IT environment)

·Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification

Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent active listening and verbal communication skills

  • Strong business writing ability

  • Flexible and adaptable attitude

  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Ability to discuss technical issues with non-technical, executive-level government officials

  • Leading and mentoring teams

  • Proficient Spanish speaking and reading skills.

  • Good communication skills in reading and writing English.

As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, CSRA is where you can come to be successful. Join a collaborative team, solving customer issues and accessing an array of resources for your success. Take advantage of tremendous opportunities as you help us chart our path to industry leadership, and tap into our collective 90+ year heritage. With combined FY15 revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and nearly 19,000 employees, CSRA represents the coming together – figuratively and literally – of two outstanding companies: the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA. Join us and watch your career take flight.

Is this role not perfect for you, but you’re still interested in learning more about what CSRA has to offer? We have other opportunities available as well! Visit this link to join our Talent Community today:

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T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington - 3434 N Washington Blvd (VAS001)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.