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CACI International Portfolio Architect in Ashburn, Virginia

Portfolio Architect

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for a Senior Solution Architect with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

CACI agile programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

What you’ll get to do:

Serves as Portfolio Architect providing high-level architectural and software engineering expertise to managers and technical staff.

  • Responsible for activities associated with delivery of customer-defined systems and software projects

  • Champions all aspects of the enterprise architecture function including architectural standards, governance processes, and provides the vision to explore and effectively utilize emerging technologies

  • Collaborates with end user facing teams to define technology migration strategies and approaches

  • Provides guidance to end user facing teams on enterprise activities, architecture issues and resolution definition

  • Performs Architecture reviews as required, ensuring initiatives are aligned with future state

  • Architecting solutions in a Multi-Tenant Cloud Architecture that will support ServiceNow and legacy .NET applications

  • Drives adoption and adherence of reference architectures and initiatives to replace tactical solutions with strategic solutions

  • Advocates effective architectural designs and optimizes current architecture and processes

  • Proficiency in strategic planning, enterprise architecture and emerging technologies

  • Identifies risks, opportunities, compliance issues or other architectural concerns

  • Ensures that appropriate resources are brought to bear on complex production issues affecting enterprise applications

  • Active participation in Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases

  • Analyzing project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving schedule, technologies, methodologies, tools, and solution components

  • Ensuring product quality and timeliness of efforts

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria includes, but not limited to:

  • 3-year check for felony convictions

  • 1-year check for illegal drug use

  • 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

  • 10-15 years of IT and IT Management experience related to the role

  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems, or a related discipline. Experience acceptable in lieu of degree.

  • Strong software development background with least ten (10) years of IT experience related to the role

  • ServiceNow Implementation Experience preferred

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience in incremental software development projects such as the Agile Scrum approach

You’re good at:

  • Experience in systems development, systems integration, application design and/or legacy modernization

  • Migrating data from different applications into ServiceNow

  • Leveraging ServiceNow reporting and dashboarding capabilities

  • Experience in the agile management framework

  • Understanding of key business drivers

  • Effectively resolving problems and roadblocks as they occur, consistently following through on details while driving innovation as well as issue resolution

  • Collaborating with Portfolio Managers, Developers, and Testers to implement innovative technical solutions via iterative approach reducing time to delivery

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong written and verbal communication skills and work ethic; self-starter

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Previous experience as an Enterprise-level architect

  • Previous experience with data analytics

  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas

  • Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting creativity, and resourcefulness

  • Application development experience with web applications and ServiceNow

  • Experience supporting Federal government project

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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