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Systems Architect Sr.

Undisclosed, VA
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


The Systems Architect will support the Sponsor's Office of Architecture and Integration that is responsible for providing technical leadership, oversight, integration, and programmatic engineering support across multiple projects as well as architecting and designing the Integrated Data Layer. The individual selected for this position will support the Tech Director in developing a data architecture that provides detailed architectural information in compatible formats to enable solutions, which can be repeatedly designed and deployed in a consistent, high-quality, and supportable fashion. This will consist of working with multiple stakeholders in various groups to define, develop, and institutionalize a strategic data framework across multi-fabric information environments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Analyzing, defining, and documenting requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, and network connectivity, other systems interfaces, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.

Developing architectural guidance for applications developers, defining target platforms, interface designs, development patterns and styles, and development languages and tools.

Leading development of system prototypes to demonstrate application of design principles

Monitoring industry trends and directions; develops and presents substantive technical recommendations to senior management

Providing technical expertise in systems architecture; participates in the formulation of software engineering practices; assesses feasibility of system plans; establishes priorities; and develops and implements plans that adhere to established strategic business and system objectives

Developing and presenting complex technical documents, procedures, reports, and briefings.

Providing enterprise-wide perspective into IT-related decisions.

Providing systems architecture knowledge and consultation to Sponsor components, and assist in technical reviews and architecture designs, assessment of technical solutions to business needs, and development of technical concepts of system operations for Sponsor components' requirements, system designs, and system architectures.

Identifying gaps in capabilities and strategic needs in relation to the strategic direction

Identifying opportunities for strengthening, streamlining, and standardizing the architecture

Working with multiple stakeholders in defining requirements and resolving discrepancies between proposed IT systems and enterprise quality and security standards.

Able to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and resources staff


  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with C2S/AWS services and Agile/SAFe Methodologies
  • Experience with development of architecture artifacts
  • Understanding of the role of the ODNI and IC Elements
  • Understanding of the IC ITE vision and roadmap
  • Experience with/awareness of ontologies, benefits/constraints
  • Experience with data modeling
  • Experience with design/implementation of APls
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience (3 years)) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline
  • 16 Years' experience, 5 years in IC
  • Experience with successful full life-cycle software development projects
  • Ability to translate requirements into end-to-end designs for systems that involve multiple interfaces and supporting data repositories
  • Expert knowledge of systems design, development, and interconnectivity
  • Expert understanding of the implications of underlying infrastructure architectures and how they affect application design and development.


Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-11-19

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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