Chief Architect

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(9/23/2020 8:43 AM)
Location : Location
US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


**This position is contingent upon contract award** 

SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Chief Architect to join our team in Annapolis Junction, MD.  The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in IT management and process knowledge of System Development Life Cycles.


  • Chief Architect is responsible for the systems engineering and architecture for this entire effort.
  • Design and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Deliver architectural initiatives that drive and improve efficiency in line with business strategy.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technologies and architectures.
  • Develop and maintain current and planned state architectural blueprints.
  • Develop and maintain an aspirational architectural road map for the enterprise.
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals, and strategies.
  • Gain organizational commitment for enterprise level architecture and infrastructure initiatives.
  • Provide architectural direction to Enterprise Architects, Business Architects, and Solution Architects.
  • Develop architectural metrics and reports for the executive team, business and IT management and SAFe team.


  • Active in scope Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant technical experience
  • IBM architectural experience to include DB2, MQ, , WebSphere etc.
  • Experience in vetting systems similar to Secure Flight.
    A high level of experience with the following products is required: Java/J2EE, PL.SQL, AIX, RedHat Linux, IBM WebSphere Application server, IBM Liberty, IBM DB2, IBM Data Power, IBM WebSphere MQ, Oracle, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Infoglide Bladeworks SSE, Informatica v*, Genkins, Chef, Gitlab
  • Experience with automated configuration management/code management systems
  • Strong program and project management skills
  • Experience with Infrastructure As Code
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with SAFe Agile Programs
  • Strong knowledge of name matching technologies
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, System level troubleshooting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enterprise Architect certification desired.
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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