Senior IT Systems Solution Architect

  • Responsible for planning, analyzing, and designing new systems and modifications.
  • Provides technical solutions for dynamic website that pulls content from various local and enterprise-level databases, a browser enabled e-learning solution built around enterprise-level Blackboard Learn™.
  • Documents system architecture and technical architecture products to support acquisition, design, implementation, fielding, and operation of systems.
  • Advises on configuration alternatives that affect information assurance and information security.
  • Assists in identification and evaluation of system interface requirements with other systems.
  • Documents system architecture views to capture what data needs to flow between systems and what APIs are required.
  • Administer the Learning Management System (Blackboard Learn™) in a cloud computing hosted environment in support of all schools associated with CGSC and Army U.
  • Manage and administer Blackboard Learn™ Web-Based Application and provide advice on best use in support of curriculum management and academic execution.
  • Must be capable of administrating Blackboard Learn™ and associated Blackboard application as future versions are released.
  • Must have at least 3 years’ expertise with Blackboard Learn™ application, SQL database administration, and data import/export using SQL.
  • Support includes, but not limited to, establishing course and domain level administration accounts, creating courses in Blackboard Learn™, managing content collection in Blackboard Learn™, configuring application settings to optimize performance, batch enrolling users into courses, gathering data in response to ad hoc queries, and configuring and maintaining add-on building blocks in Blackboard Learn™.
  • Execute user requests within 3 business days or provide plan of action for completion of tasks requiring more than 72 hours of response time.
  • Integrate LMS database (Blackboard Learn™) with CGSC SMS database.
  • Provide student grades and Blackboard Learn™ course data in digital format to be synchronized with SMS at least twice per day.
  • Provide data for import into SQL Database.
  • Provide Database Administration for Legacy SMS in support of client schools of business analysis, administration training, and technical support.
  • Provide database management and administration services for Legacy SMS to Academic & Technology Support Directorate (ATSD), supporting all schools under CGSC and other schools as determined by Army U. and ATSD.
  • Responsible for configuration, operation, maintenance, refinement, updating, applying Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs), and security of database servers and SMS Database.
  • Administer CGSC and Army U. SharePoint Web Portal.
  • Configure, maintain, and support SharePoint at Site and Site Collection layers within Microsoft SharePoint architecture.
  • Provide site collection administration of SharePoint web sites for SharePoint farm administered by CAC HQ.
  • Provide support to staff and faculty for daily operations of information collaboration and dissemination.
  • Provide support and training to proponent school personnel regarding formation and maintenance of websites.
  • Maintain and update custom modules and web parts for MS SharePoint Portal Server using Visual Studio or SharePoint Designer with ASP.NET, JavaScript, or other programming resources as required by Government.
  • Responsible for working with training and Knowledge Management staff sections to map business processes, develop custom workflows and webparts, and other custom applications to implement business processes in SharePoint.
  • Provide estimate of work and project plan within 3 business days upon receipt of validated technical requirement from COR.
  • Support design, programming, test, and deployment of solution as determined by project plan.
  • Provide technical support, documentation, and user training.
  • Update or upgrade application as needed by COR.
Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Leavenworth-KS
Clearance Level: Secret / Tier 3
Education-Certifications: IAT Level II MA/MS Degree (BA/BS Degree accepted with additional years of experience)
Years of Experience: 10+ years (12+ years with BS Degree)

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