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Chief Architect - Infrastructure Engineering

Company: NANA Regional Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Chief Architect - Infrastructure Engineering in Herndon , Virginia DescriptionAkima is a global enterprise with more than 8,000 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 I--upiat shareholders, Akima's core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers' missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our I--upiat values. In 2021, Akima ranked #28 on Washington Technology's Top 100 List and #63 on Bloomberg Government's BGOV200 List of top federal contractors. To learn more about Akima, Summary:This individual will provide technical expertise to translate business requirements into value added services and cost-efficient IT Infrastructure solutions across multiple technologies and ensure continuous transformation of IT Infrastructure to meet the evolving demands of the client's enterprise IT needs. The responsibilities also include leading or supporting key initiatives to assist EMG to identify opportunities and craft solutions that will maximize value of solution offerings by EMG. Ideal candidates must possess experience leading and facilitating technical capability development, advancement, as well as transition through effective ITSM.Responsibilities:Serve as a main solutions developer and technical advisor for the Infrastructure Engineering and IT services delivery & management.Support EMG Contracts (IT Infrastructure/Network/Communications) across its operating companies.Execute and / or facilitate solutions development efforts to support growth activities within EMG to drive innovation and new designs into the IT infrastructure that lead to higher efficiency and effectiveness of the services provided by EMG.Lead the development / definition of a technology vision and solutions for projects or opportunities within the existing or target client base, including but are not limited to the solution architecture and roadmap and researching best practices and assessing solution options.Develop white papers, briefs, proposals, and other corporate branding activities. Participate in customer meetings, oral presentations, and other growth activities as required.Support Business Development and Capture team with the definition of use cases as well as Business Cases (scope, goals, deliverables, costs, timescales, plans, dependencies, resource requirements and milestones) for potential requirements.Assist the business group's human capital development and reskilling initiatives to strengthen technical skills across the environment.Assist the group leadership to determine and help orchestrate the delivery of business outcomes with the implementation of new technology initiatives as requested.Research and understand industry technologies and nontechnology trends that apply to customer environment.Develop partnerships with and maintain necessary requirements for certifications with our core Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) / Technology partners.Develop and maintain relationships with industry, academia, and technical leaders within the GovCon ecosystem.Support the review of business opportunities and determination as related to the company strategy and initiatives.Support other corporate initiatives and projects as needed.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in developing and delivering enterprise IT capabilities to the Federal Government.Must have a Master's / advanced degree in technical disciplines (Master's degree may be substituted with 3 years of relevant professional experience).Strong written and verbal communications skills in the English language with experience briefing senior technical and executive leadership. Must be able to demonstrate writing skills through providing writing samples or other means as requested.Active DoD Secret clearance and an ability to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret clearance during employment.Demonstrated expertise in Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), Network and Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, Virtualization platforms, Cloud-enabled XaaS services delivery models (Private, Public, Hybrid), and enterprise collaboration technologies.Demonstrated expertise in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Data Visualization, Geospatial Information Systems, Immersive Technology & Virtual RealityKnowledge/experience executing best practices such as Agile, ITIL, ISO 9001, ISO 20000, CMMI and DevSecOpsExperience and knowledge as well as Certifications in relevant technical disciplines are highly desired).Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with diverse set of stakeholders and leadership within the federal government to enhance and modernize IT infrastructure to align with client business portfolios and service-level requirements.Demonstrated experience managing complex IT infrastructure and developing scalable enterprise technology strategies across multiple platforms.Understanding of the federal procurement lifecycle and proposal development processes (i.e. Shipley).The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.#CJP-1234Job: Information TechnologyTravel: Yes, 25 % of the TimeOrganization: Akima, LLC Shared Services

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