Chief Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


We are looking for candidates passionate about craftsmanship, teamwork, and delivering user capability to join SAIC supporting the Air Force weather community on the Technology Application Development & Sustainment (TADS) contract. 

The Chief Architect will integrate with the cross-functional teams to share design approaches, reduce points of friction across the enterprise, and help empower the teams to build solutions for the mission.  This position will also support technical proposal work and ensure the cross-funcation teams have a strong voice in the technical direction both during the proposal creation as well as during the execution.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Growth Mindset
  • Self-Starter
  • Servant Leadership
  • Grit


  • Bachelors and eigtheen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and fifteen years or more experience
  • Familiarity with cloud architecture approaches
  • Familiarity with purchasing and licenses
  • Familiarity creating Bill of Materials


  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, Theory of Constraints)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Git, Mercurial, ...)
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery concepts and enabling tools such as Jenkins, Maven, and Ansible
  • Familiarity with service based standards such as REST and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Services (OWS)  
  • Testing tools (e.g. Junit, Selenium, jMeter)
  • Code quality tools (e.g. SonarQube , Cast)
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have active Top Secret Clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certificate qualifying for 8570 IAT II or IAM II (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CASP+ CE, CISSP)
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Familiarity with 557th Weather Wing