Senior IT Systems Solution Architect

Role: Senior IT Systems Solution Architect

Location: Joint Base Andrews, MD

Education/Certifications: MA/MS

Years of Experience: 10+

Clearance Level & Investigation: Secret

IA Cert Level (DoD 8570.01): IAM II or III

Job Description:


  • Participates in the design, creation, and maintenance of computerized databases.
  • Responsible for the quality control and auditing of Telelogic System Architect (SA) databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.
  • Consults with and advises users on access, works directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage, and directs the maintenance and use of the enterprise architecture encyclopedia.
  • Consults with SA programming personnel to resolve system performance issues.
  • Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of SA.
  • Implements application enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the application.
  • Works with network engineers to schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for file maintenance, control, and product support and facilitates change control, problem management, and communication among architects, engineers, and analysts.
  • Establishes and enforces processes, directed by the government, to ensure a consistent, well-managed, and well-integrated application infrastructure.
  • Develops appropriate application and process documentation.


  • Expertise with internal structure and DoDAF modeling methodology.
  • Understands business transformation and enterprise architecture’s role in it, the organizational structure, and experience in coordinating delivery.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Document current processes or procedures for recurrent day to day tasks where they do not exist.  Recommend and implement Process Improvement (PI) with the concurrence of the government and IAW coordination procedures provided by Customer. Identify areas for improvement through the Integrated Project Teams (IPT) and working groups for consideration and implementation across the enterprise.
  • Coordinate project task development and completion for projects as well as review and technical oversight of developed projects to support the Customer and stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support in IPTs to support functional areas in requirement of development and planning.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and technical support to the Customer network segment of the enterprise network that requires Systems Integration Engineering and Staff Support Services to support programs, projects, initiatives, and transitions that ensure effective design, deployment, and maintenance of the worldwide, fixed-base, high-speed, high-capacity, reliable and secure digital communications infrastructure.
  • Analyze and provide technical support in defining requirements, design, develop, install, configure, implement, and monitor the Customer segment of the enterprise network. Work in coordination with the Customer NOS operational service areas (i.e., Directory Services, Storage & Virtualization Services, Collaboration Services, and Infrastructure Services).
  • Provide security management services, ensuring adequate security safeguards are provided to prevent deliberate or inadvertent unauthorized disclosure, denial of services, and unauthorized manipulation of information and unauthorized use of the enterprise network.
  • Review and analyze the implementation and migration of new technologies and develop recommendations for supporting the integration of Customer services into an integrated baseline and forward the recommendations to the COR and the government body for review.
  • Provide technical support in the requirements analysis, development, and implementation of technical solutions to support internal cyber and space systems operations and business processes.
  • Examine, evaluate, and monitor baseline hardware and software Configuration Items (CI) to support version control.
  • Develop, write, update, revise, maintain and test plans, procedures and reports for IT Systems and computers.
  • Provide technical support in and conducting quality assurance and acceptance testing of IT applications throughout the life cycle.
  • Develop logical data models from existing application software and across functional domains for the purpose of designing standard/common migration systems.
  • Provide technical support in the fielding of IT Systems by defining the sequence of fielding tasks for planned IT deployments and employments (including activities required to plan, pilot, deploy, test, and handover an IT system).
  • Provide technical support to system technical planning for installation personnel in support of Customer stakeholders.
  • Provide technical and operational support to include network administration services, documentation maintenance, and routine system problem identification and correction.
  • Provide engineering support services for Industry and Vendor presentations at the Customer level.
  • Provide Technical, Administrative, Engineering and Integration support for short-term duration projects. Coordinate with Customer agencies and Project Stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support for integration support in the Storage and Virtualization Service Area.
  • Provide technical support on installing, configuring, troubleshooting and migration services for enterprise collaboration system administration to include: SQL, Enterprise Backup/Recovery, Search, Security, and SharePoint system administration based on the Microsoft Suite of Software currently in use.
  • Support the development and submission of the bi-annual Network Engineering (LAN) Project Progress Report; the bi-annual Network Integration Project Progress Report; the as-needed System Synchronization Efforts Meeting Minutes; the monthly System Engineering Support Project Progress Report; and the as-needed Risk Analysis/Technical Reports.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, in-progress reviews (IPR) and working groups that are scheduled for the purpose of developing, reviewing, or coordinating IT IPT project related documents, procuring planning hardware/software procurement, software and system fielding.

Job Category: Enterprise Architecture IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Andrews AFB - MD
Clearance Level: DOD Secret Clearance
Education-Certifications: IAM II or III MA/MS (desired)
Years of Experience: 10+

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