SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Chief Network Architect in Chantilly, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret SCI


Agency Specific

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

The positions offered herein are contingent upon contract award, but CSRA is actively seeking qualified candidates in order to be prepared to immediately fill these positions .

Join CSRA and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. We are seeking a Chief Network Architect to join our team in Chantilly, VA.

The Department of the Navy (DON) operates one of the largest combined networks in the world, comprised of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), the Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-Net), the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) and other legacy networks. The Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMIT) program will facilitate an enterprise-wide capability for effective and integrated operations, oversight, responsibility, and accountability for the NMCI and the MCEN, as well as incorporate the ONE-Net into a consolidated enterprise IT services business model.

The Chief Architect leads development of all NEN network plans, oversees implementation of network architecting and engineering efforts, and responsible for setting direction and promoting continuous evolution of the network, including architecture refresh and cloud integration.

Essential Functions:

  • Creating, reviewing, analyzing, and incorporating technical requirements into Enterprise Wide architectures.

  • Communicating critical and time sensitive network planning, performance, and vulnerability information directly to the Naval Enterprise Networks (NEN) Chief Engineer, Assistant Program Manager for Network Infrastructure, and Assistant Program Manager for Cybersecurity.

  • Representing the Contractor at program-level technical meetings.

  • Providing guidance, oversight and direction for application of start of the art information technology within the DON, ensuring that the Marine Corps and Navy utilizes best in class technologies and practices in support of its missions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree, M.S. or Ph.D. in science or engineering, highly desired.

  • At least 15 years of combined experience performing network engineering and architecting duties on projects that support at least 100,000 users either internationally or across multiple US states. This experience shall include designing, developing, build and implementing information security within networks using DoD information security standards, network infrastructure life cycle management, researching and proposing new networking technologies for inclusion in future designs, and developing detailed end-to-end network performance assessments.

  • Active Top Secret clearance required; must be able to obtain TS/SCI

  • COMPTIA Network+ Certification and at least one of the following vendor specific certifications: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert, Cisco Certified Network Professional, Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization, Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization, Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching-Expert, or Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching-Professional.

  • Enterprise Architect Certificate or similar certification is highly desired.

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Chantilly - 15000 Conference Center Dr (VAS055)

Additional Work Locations:

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.