SOS International LLC Enterprise Architect in Washington, District Of Columbia
For 29 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.
All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
6-181108-8019: Enterprise Architect
Location U.S. - Washington D.C. (Northern VA Area)
Open Date 11/9/2018
STG, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of SOS International LLC (SOSi), is seeking an Enterprise Architect in Washington DC. The ideal candidate will possess experience intaking architectural designs and segmenting physical and logical requirements to meet business outcomes.
The Enterprise Network Architect(EA) will be responsible to work with stakeholders, both leadership and subjectmatter experts, to build an architectural view of a client's organizationalstrategy and information technology assets. The role of the EA is to take thisknowledge and develop a high level design to ensure that the business, IT, andsecurity objectives of the customer are in alignment. The enterprise architectoversees the designs and links the business mission and strategy of an organizationto its IT strategy, and documents this using multiple architectural models orviews that show how the current and future needs of an organization will be metin an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner. The EA will beresponsible in taking architectural designs and segmenting physical and logicalrequirements to meet business outcomes.
The EA will work with the clientand develop Security Programs, while assessing the current security health ofthe network. The EA will develop and entrench a strategy that potentially willallow both the business and IT states to cohesively enable and drive eachother. This will be the key to drive competitive advantages througharchitectural designs.. The EA will work closely with the CIO and CISO teams tojustify architectural designs and unify Security, Cloud and IT services.
The EA's other key areas ofresponsibility include oversight of engineering activities, research andtraining when necessary and system/product development driving operational missionstrategies. This individual may be required to provide additional insightoutside of their roles and responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:·Responsible for identifying theclient's enterprise business strategy with their evolving business needs todevelop an architectural framework that defines (but not limited to) theirlogical business functions or capabilities; business processes; the physicalorganization structure; data flows and data stores; business applications andplatform applications; and hardware and communications infrastructure.·Blend requirements to ensurethat business, security, and IT outcomes are realized by architecting solid,future proof vendor validated designs.·Develop long-term strategies forthe client's network and next-generation capabilities·Support governance of thetechnology framework·Recommend changes (not limitedto the following):oInnovations in the structure orprocesses of an organizationoInnovations in the use ofinformation systems or technologiesoIntegration and/orstandardization of business processes,oImproving the quality andtimeliness of business information.·Collaborate with the CIO office onthe enterprise architecture framework to acquire to provide consensus basedenterprise solutions/designs that are secure, scale able, adaptable and in-linewith ever changing business needs.·Keep informed and updated on thelatest trends and vendor strategic offerings.·Support awareness of andknowledge transfer of new technologies
This position has no supervisoryresponsibilities.
To perform the job successfully,the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:·Consultingskills - ensure complete customer satisfaction for clients while meeting revenuegrowth objectives, through consultative selling, negotiation, sales processknowledge, and customer knowledge.·Planningskills - develop specific customer strategies, plans, and offers for clientsthrough planning and qualifying customer opportunities.·Personaleffectiveness skills - innovative, enthusiastic, good customer contact/salesskills and problem solving skills, and develops individual competence anddevelops sales and support resources to achieve client plans throughinnovation, leadership, and resource management.·Technicalskills - continually grows technical capability and increase market andcompetitive intelligence for the client through self-management, productknowledge, business acumen, and industry knowledge. Holds expert level technicalcredentials.·Excellentoffice automation skills - strong working knowledge of Internet, wholesaleservices communications, network technologies and trends, with a creative,innovative, enthusiastic and organized style.·Projectmanagement skills - with a high degree of project management disciplines andthe associated ability to manage and prioritize work effectively.·Solidsubject matter knowledge, works independently.·CustomerService - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance and meetscommitments.·InterpersonalSkills - Maintains confidentiality, listens to others without interrupting, andremains open to others' ideas and tries new things.·Oraland written communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive ornegative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questionsand edits work for spelling and grammar.·OrganizationalSupport - Follows policies and procedures, completes administrative taskscorrectly and on time and supports organization's goals and values.·Attendance/Punctuality- Is consistently at work and on time and ensures work responsibilities arecovered when absent.·Dependability- Initiate and respond to management strategies.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineeringor Computer Science or six years of equivalent experience in Enterprisearchitecture, Networking Design and Development, Different Networking Domains(i.e. Data, Voice, Wireless, Wide Area Networking, Data Center and CloudTechnology)
Work experience:·Atleast eight (8) years accumulated experience architecting, designing businessnetwork infrastructures and/or solutions, business processes, and businessstrategies models.·Atleast eight (8) years of accumulated experience in planning and architectingenterprise environments in at least two (2) of the following areas:·EnterprisePlanning and Architecture Lifecycle deployments·ITnetwork security architecture engineering·ITData Infrastructures·CollaborationPlanning/Architecture·SecurityAudits, Assessments and Infrastructure Planning·Demonstratedexperience on implementing leading edge technology.
Computer Skills·Demonstratedworking knowledge in MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access).Proficient skills using MS Excel with demonstrated work experience required.·Demonstratedexperience reflecting strong written and verbal communications skills. Theindividual will be responsible for communicating financial implications tomanagement and should be able to articulate complex relationships and conceptsconcisely and clearly.·Workingknowledge Cloud and Network architectures
Certificates and/or Licenses:·Candidate MUST have the ability to qualifty for an interim clearance (which requires US Citizenship.
Expertlevel certifications required or equivalent exams is required, including butnot limited to CISSP and CISM/CISA.
Cisconetworking is also preferred (CCNP (Security)
Othervendor security/cloud certifications highly recommended
Physical Requirements·Requiresstanding, sitting, and reading paper documentation and electroniccommunications.·Mayrequire hours of phone usage and conversations with customers, colleagues, andothers.·Requiresmeeting multiple priorities and project due dates. May require late hours andweekends to complete assignments.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or six years of equivalent experience in Enterprise architecture, Networking Design and Development, Different Networking Domains (i.e. Data, Voice, Wireless, Wide Area Networking, Data Center and Cloud Technology)
·At least eight (8) years accumulated experience architecting, designing business network infrastructures and/or solutions, business processes, and business strategies models.
·At least eight (8) years of accumulated experience in planning and architecting enterprise environments in at least two (2) of the following areas:
·Enterprise Planning and Architecture Lifecycle deployments
·IT network security architecture engineering
·IT Data Infrastructures
·Security Audits, Assessments and Infrastructure Planning
·Demonstrated experience on implementing leading edge technology.
·Demonstrated working knowledge in MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access). Proficient skills using MS Excel with demonstrated work experience required.
·Demonstrated experience reflecting strong written and verbal communications skills. The individual will be responsible for communicating financial implications to management and should be able to articulate complex relationships and concepts concisely and clearly.
·Working knowledge Cloud and Network architectures
Certificates and/or Licenses:
·Candidate MUST have the ability to qualifty for an interim clearance (which requires US Citizenship.
Expert level certifications required or equivalent exams is required, including but not limited to CISSP and CISM/CISA.
Cisco networking is also preferred (CCNP (Security)
Other vendor security/cloud certifications highly recommended
Other vendor security/cloud certifications highly recommended