Sevatec Inc.

Solutions Architect- Agile/ DevOps, Director

US-VA-Fairfax
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1140
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Do you live in an Agile state of mind? Does Coaching and Scrum conjure images of application development and delivery teams before sports? Are you passionate about increasing product quality and velocity through DevOps engineering? We want to meet the foremost experts in Agile|DevOps to transform how our federal customer operate. Sevatec is the preeminent mid-tier agile-focused company serving the national security sector. We are seeking a Agile|DevOps Solutions Architect within our Chief Technology Officer’s Innovations Team to serve as the corporate thought leader across our Agile|DevOps practice.  Sevatec’s Agile|DevOps Solutions Architect will play an integral role in influencing the company culture, executing our strategic plan across organic growth, operational delivery and technology advancement.

 

With organic growth, you will have a leadership role working with Business Development and Operations in developing technology roadmaps, intellectual property investment strategies and complex technical responses to customer requirements, resulting in innovative and winning solutions for Sevatec’s federal clients.

 

In Operations, you will directly support project start-ups, critical executions and implement innovative solutions to advance our customer’s mission. While on contract, the Solutions Architect mentors key staff and helps transfer knowledge of new technologies across the company’s portfolio of programs.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Capture and Proposal Managers to create proposal strategies for developing discriminating win themes to address customers’ business challenges throughout the business development lifecycle to include sources sought, requests for information and proposal responses.
  • Identify and manage SMEs, technical writers and consultants to address the requirements, instructions, and evaluation criteria set forth by the solicitation and in Sevatec’s requirements-driven outline.
  • Research, create and review information in support of management approaches, technical approaches, and past performance volumes.
  • Own the complex Agile|DevOps-based technical solutions, Integrated Master Schedules and Work Breakdown Structure during the proposal lifecycle and serve as the lead technical author in creating winning solutions, inclusive of color team reviews.
  • Interface with illustrators to conceptualize graphics, figures, tables and other presentation techniques to optimize the presentation of information.
  • Lead the development of proposal demos, briefings and oral presentations which illustrate Sevatec’s technical depth and innovations in the areas of Agile|DevOps engineering.
  • Support the overarching pricing strategy, formation of staffing plans and development of the basis of estimates that align to the technical and management approaches.
  • Embed into operational delivery teams to actively coach, mentor guide, and produce client-facing Agile|DevOps solutions and delivery; communicate methodologies used and results achieve in key meetings with customers.
  • Perform process and technical assessments of our program teams, customer organizations and functional departments to aggregate corporate metadata, drive improvement planning and coach stakeholders through all aspects of the Agile methodology as the technical SME.
  • Support product innovation utilizing DevOps delivery practices.
  • Research, design and advocate new technologies, architectures and products for Agile|DevOps transformations; create prototypes and proof-of-concepts and training materials.
  • Maintaining communities of Agile|DevOps engineering SMEs.
  • Project thought leadership within the technology community through speaking engagements and social media.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or similar preferred.
  • Must have 10+ years of experience with 5+ years of recent experience as a solution architect and technical proposal leader on multiple opportunities ranging from $10M - $250M.
  • More than 5 years of relevant engineering experience with demonstrated expertise in the Agile|DevOps mindset, practices, and process with additional hand’s-on technical experience in Agile application development, DevOps engineering (preferably in the cloud).
  • Must have experience as an Agile|DevOps Coach/SME over mid-to-large programs and/or organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new concepts, develop solutions from loosely defined business problems by leveraging Agile|DevOps methods and technologies and write about complex subject matter.
  • Extensive experience with DevOps related open source and commercial technologies (Docker, Jenkins, Github, Chef, Puppet, AWS, Asure, etc.)
  • Certifications such as Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Agile Team Facilitator, AWS Associate or similar preferred.
  • Must have exceptional soft skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to both work independently and function effectively as a member of a team with a diverse range of skills, experience, and personalities.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, handling multiple simultaneous projects with stringent deadlines.

 

 

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