SAIC is seeking a Data Architect to fill a critical position on the LANDMARK AOS program. LANDMARK AOS is a large SETA contract, supporting the customer’s Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED), responsible for the acquisition of systems over the complete end-to-end life cycle. In this role, assist and advise Government managers responsible for the planning, engineering, and development of overarching data services and capabilities in support of a variety of customers. This position is located in Chantilly, VA.
Lead a team conducting analysis and development of customer-driven technical data architectures and solutions
Design, plan, and integrate a data-intensive application framework using modern data-centric enabling technologies, cloud computing and virtualization architecture
Provide specific, detailed information for technology implementations, application & data migration techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet mission needs, including present and future capacity requirements
Determine the approaches for making heterogeneous data sources broadly available for discoverability and access to support a wide consumer-base, analytic needs, and use by diverse applications, services, and systems
Optimize the management of data across nodes and the performance of distribution, search and retrieval
Identify performance bottle-necks and evaluate scaling benchmarks.
Use technical expertise to evaluate and report on new cloud technologies and architectural approaches
Support systems engineering activities across the program life-cycle
Active Top Secret Clearance with Polygraph
Bachelor degree in engineering, science, or related discipline and 10 years total experience (or a MS degree + 7 years)
3+ years of experience directly supporting data architecture and solution efforts and a demonstrated understanding of Systems Engineering and Acquisition processes.
Expertise and experience with the IC acquisition cycle, requirements processes, budgetary practices, and acquisition documentation
Strong oral and written communications to support interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, external stakeholders, and development contractors at all levels on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between all organizations within a high-tempo environment
Experience with data compliance and data security
Experience with modern data management approaches
Experience transitioning legacy systems to AWS/C2S optimized applications
Experience in Dev/Ops delivery of software capabilities
Amazon Web Services (AWS) certification
Certification in agile software development methods (Scrum, SAFe)
Experience with IC and/or DoD space architectures, systems, and/or operations
Familiarity developing applications that use containers, microservices, serverless programming, and cloud services.