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      Enterprise Architect (Expert)

      TS/SCI Position

      Expert Enterprise Architects provide strategic oversight and planning of the Corporate Enterprise Architecture (CEA). They develop technical, strategic guidance for senior/mid- level architects in the creation and implementation approach of Enterprise architecture artifacts IAW DoDAF and IC PAG.

      Location: Patriot Ridge (Springfield, VA) / Chantilly, VA


      • Assists Government in directing architects in the development, maintenance, and documentation of the CEA, ensuring alignment to NGA Strategy and CONOPs.
      • Provides technical leadership enabling NGA to make informed, data-driven decisions and tradeoffs between competing demands.
      • Oversees and coordinates the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level Enterprise Architect contractors.
      • Derivation, definition, and documentation of the right Resource, Functional, and Operational Capabilities and associated activities and services about NGA Corporate, along with systems analysis necessary to define, document, and baseline the current NGA CEA;
      • Planning, design, and systems engineering work necessary to build and portray the future state NGA CEA;
      • Development of conceptual, logical and physical architecture and technical roadmaps defining the time-phased schedule for the path of transition or transformation of systems and services from the baselined current state to the future state CEA; and program, segment and project-based solution-level architectures consistent with the enterprise-level architecture.

      Required Skills & Experience:

      • 18+ yrs experience
      • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or equivalent Expert-level work experience as an Enterprise Architect.
      • Expert working experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, Data Architecture, Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), or Intelligence Community’s (IC) Program Architecture Guidance (PAG).
      • Demonstrated experience with the DoD Business Enterprise Architecture, Joint Capability Areas, the Unified Joint Task List, the IC’s Joint Reference Architecture Model, and the IC Core Reference Architecture
      • Demonstrated experience with the WhiteHouse, OMB, or GSA’s Shared Services initiative called Federal Integrated Business Framework to include the DoD and the IC’s End-to-End Business Processes such as Hire-to-Retire, Procure-to-Pay, Acquire-to-Retire, and Budget-to-Report
      • Demonstrated experience with the Defense Acquisition, the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development, and the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution processes
      • Demonstrated experience with leadership, orchestration, communication, engagement, and critical thinking skills.
      • Demonstrated experience in conducting the DoD standard for Capability-Based Assessment employing strong critical and analytical skills

      Desired Skills & Experiences:

      • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages.
      • Possesses Federated Enterprise Architect Certifications: Certified Enterprise Architect
      • Possesses National Defense University, College of Information and Cyberspace, Enterprise Architecture Certification
      • Experience architecting solutions using Cloud Based Technology such as: Service Orientated Architecture (SOA), On-demand self-service, Broad network access, Resource pooling, Rapid elasticity, Measured Service, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
      • Experience architecting solutions using structured and unstructured Big Data
      • Experience architecting solutions using Automation, Augmentation and Artificial Intelligence technologies.