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Jacobs Enterprise Solutions Architect Sr. in Reston, Virginia

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Your Impact:

The Buffalo Group, LLC, a JACOBS company is seeking Enterprise Solution Architects in order to support its government customer in Reston, VA. The program’s mission provides full stack development of DoD Intelligence Applications. The program has over 30 applications currently in development across over 10 Agile Teams. As a Sr. Enterprise Solutions Architect, you will provide technical management and oversight of a variety of these software projects, from design to delivery. You will be responsible to align your solutions to our customers’ strategic initiatives and ensure the successful technical implementation of all developed requirements for your portfolio through the use of clear, simple and technically superior design decisions driven by data. You will be required to outline strategic goals of the technical implementations, identify implementation synergies between projects across the portfolio, and facilitate the management of these synergistic implementations by advocating a GitOps-oriented methodology leveraged throughout the development toolchain. This is a full-time position, and requires a TS/SCI Clearance and current Polygraph. The work will be both classified and unclassified allowing for some work from home flexibility in a hybrid work environment.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Serve as the leading software architect for a cutting-edge software program supporting multiple projects.

  • Perform software development using an Agile methodologyAttendi customer-facing Technical Exchange Meetings (TEM)

  • Technical fluency with AWS; prefer experience on UC2S/SC2S/C2S

  • Understands Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment of pipeline.

  • Experience in a full-stack environment.

  • Front-end HTML5/CSS3, JS/TS/Angular or React

  • Back-end Java.

  • Database: AWS RDS (including PostgreSQL), /MongoDB/GraphQL

  • Limited support of legacy systems, and migration of legacy systems data

  • Develop new applications, extend existing web services

  • Support a variety of product domains with large data sets, workflow management, and some business services

  • Support a global audience for the DoD/IC community

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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