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Lead Systems Architect (SOA Architect) (744) (09/15/2015)

Suitland, MD

The lead Systems Architect adapts functional business requirements and processes to technical solutions based upon comprehensive enterprise application solution sets. Enterprise resource planning and management processes, include but are not limited to: knowledge management, investment analysis, data warehousing, ecommerce, return on investment analysis, human resource analysis, material management and logistics, supply chain management, procurement, ordering, manufacturing, decision support, and information dissemination.



  • Establishes system information requirements using analysis of the information engineers in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems.
  • Designs architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross functional requirements and interfaces.
  • Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems 26 Interconnection (OSI) and International Standards Organization (ISO) reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of Information Management solution of the application platform, across the application program interface (API), and the external environment/software application. Ensures that the common operating environment is TAFIM compliant.
  • Evaluates analytically and systematically problems of work flows, organization, and planning and develops appropriate corrective action.
  • Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.

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Primary Skills

  • The Senior Systems Architect must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience with three (3) of the last five (5) years in supervision of system architects, use of structured analysis, design methodologies and design tools (such as IDEFlX, entity relationship diagrams), and other design techniques.
  • A Must have experience with object-oriented principles, and the logical and physical functional, operational, and technical architecture of large and complex information systems.
  • A Bachelor’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline.  
  • An advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline may be substituted for two years of experience.

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