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Chief Architect (ITEMS) Government Att
Oakton, VA

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Job Description

AT&T is seeking a candidate to fill a Chief Architect (CA) Key position

for a forthcoming Intelligence Community (IC) contract to support the

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA)

network/transport services environment. This Key role is a working leader,

overseeing a team of technology professionals (network, IT, SW engineers) to

provide network professional services for a global Network program.

The Chief Architect collaborates with critical stakeholders to understand

business needs, priority, and the quality of services to be created or

enhanced within the network. The CA

leads and/or participate in efforts to develop new network services;

upgrade/update existing services; or introduce new tactics, techniques or

procedures to improve or correct deficiencies in the Network environment

throughout the entire project lifecycle, including teaming with leading

Network HW/SW vendors to provide the most efficient, cost effective, and

scalable solution. The CA will drive solutions to be compliant with Target

State Architecture as well as ensuring security, scalability, resiliency, and

performance are within stated Service Level Agreements (SLA). They will make

network design choices, perform Analysis of Alternatives (AoA)/trade studies

using Modeling & Simulation SW; dictate technical standards, tools and

platforms; develop technical roadmaps for future implementations; and perform

Network requirements/ interface definition, requirements validation and

verification. The CA provides prioritization, technical direction, and

clarification to development teams and engineering personnel; works closely

with internal program and external organizations to develop a strategic

roadmap to recommend and implement new services; and is responsible for

preparing for and gaining approval of all required program architecture

reviews. The CA is responsible for discovering and identifying bottleneck

gaps such as manual flows that can hinder the services or impact cycle time

or cost and resolve them early during the solution, design, and construction

phase. The CA drives research and standardization of platform components that

make up the building blocks from which applications and services are


Position is in Northern Virginia and may require travel to both

CONUS and OCONUS customer and AT&T locations.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education: Bachelor's

Degree in a related technical field (STEM). At least 15 year of

IT/Engineering experience with Telecommunications/Networking. A minimum of

10 years of experience must be within the IC designing, engineering and

implementing enterprise network solutions for DoD, IC and international

partners at CONUS and OCONUS field sites. In addition, a minimum of 5 years

demonstrated experience designing and implementing cloud network solutions,

as well as a familiarity with DoDAF. Must be able to establish and assure

adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements. Ability

to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track

progress; follow through on effective corrective actions based on data

analysis and trends; skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and

corrective actions on programs to internal and external representatives. Strong working knowledge of system and

software architecture principles, as well as Agile and Scrum methodologies.

Ability to perform in a multi-customer setting with both Government and

Industry Engineers/Leadership personnel.

Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with

all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team. Demonstrated

verbal and written communication skills. Preference given to candidates with

experience working at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).

Required Clearance: An active,

current TSSCI with Polygraph is preferred and will

be required for this position. Applicants selected will be subjected to a

government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for

access to classified information. US citizenship is required.

Desired: Advanced STEM degree and familiarity with

Open Standards architecture. One or more of the following certifications

desired: 1) Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect; 2) Cisco Certified

Network Professional (CCNP); 3) Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP); 4)

Juniper Networks Certified Network Professional (JNCIP).

Job ID 1929821 Date posted 06/10/2019

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AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.

10001 employees

208 south akard street

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