ECS is seeking a Technical Architect/Lead to work in our Fairfax, VA office.
We are a rapidly growing company that considers our employees to be our most important asset. People truly are number one at ECS. We are situated in Merrifield, VA -- well positioned for most commutes in the Northern Virginia area. Our newly renovated office spaces are first class and provide an inspirational environment. We offer opportunities for telework and have some of the most interesting advanced IT business in the DC area. ECS has extraordinary customers who are thought and action leaders in the AI/ML field. We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits to the right person for this key position.
ECS is seeking a Technical Architect to support the execution of a variety of projects including Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Modeling and Simulation and Big Data/Cloud Solutions. This position is not a project manager; however, it requires strong leadership and technical skills in areas such as software system architecting and enterprise application integration. The candidate works closely with the Project Manager and technical team to swiftly develop solutions in an agile environment and deploy capabilities to the operational end user. The candidate cultivates an environment that promotes customer service, excellence, innovation, collaboration and teamwork.
The Technical Architect has prior experience in designing/architecting enterprise scale systems incorporating a variety of components (COTS, Open Source) and supporting integration.
This individual performs in a multidisciplinary team environment with tight deadlines.
The successful candidate is highly motivated, eager to implement new technologies, and thrives leading a team of scientists and engineers.
The candidate will provide leadership and support to a team developing, maintaining, creating, documenting, and installing network and enclave infrastructure for a broad range of AI/ML datasets, research objectives, applications, and programming requirements.
This is a demanding, high-energy position requiring innovative solutions to network, hardware, and software problems.
The candidate will lead software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
The candidate will schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures and will monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
The candidate will have potential experience with data storage, standards, and structuring of large databases, specializing in modeling and simulation, database physical structure and functional capabilities, efficiency, security, back-up, and recovery specifications.
The candidate will also manage server access for multiple, simultaneous, external vendors i.e., Government, academia, and industry.
The candidate must have strong problem-solving skills.
The job is located in Fairfax VA, with frequent local trips to Ashburn, VA and other locations in the National Capital Region. Periodic short-term travel (less than 10%) worldwide is required.
BA/BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related Information Technology field
7 years of experience designing, deploying, and supporting enterprise level systems
Knowledge of cloud architecture, cloud-based solutions and migrating existing workloads to the cloud preferably on Azure or AWS.
Demonstrated cross-functional team collaboration skills in a rapidly changing, high intensity, mission-oriented work environment
Experience leading and collaborating with third party vendors
Experience developing Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams using graphing programs (e.g. Visio)
A skilled intelligent, articulate individual who relates to people at all levels of an organization; possesses excellent technical writing and presentation skills
Familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to quickly grasp and implement new technologies
A self-motivated, self-starter that enthusiastically embraces pushing imaginative solutions to hard operational problems
Master's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
Experience with building and maintaining Modeling and Simulation environments
Experience utilizing big data and cloud tools and technologies
Experience working with Cloud Technologies (Azure, GCP, AWS)
Experience working with Department of Defense organizations or performers.
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 6803
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