Military Health Staff Solution Architect

Requisition ID: 21003762

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Peraton’s Civil and Health Sector is seeking a highly motivated and detailed-oriented Systems Solutions Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The successful candidate will become part of Peraton’s Military Health portfolio and the main technical liaison between Peraton and DHA.  Their critical responsibility will be to initiate, plan, lead, outline and design solutions and transformational roadmaps for system modernization efforts, leveraging new technology offerings across the military health market, particularly for the Defense Health Agency, Services Medical departments, and the Veterans Affairs. The successful candidate must possess exceptional strengths in leadership, analysis, technical & program solutions, and communications as the role will require collaborative efforts between the vendor teammates, customer representatives and health captures, proposals, and programs. Development of internal & external presentations and extensive support will be required to provide input and responses to RFIs, Captures, and RFPs. Support may also be needed to existing and new programs along with continuous process improvements and best practices.  Successful candidates may also help plan our research & development investments and participate in R&D release trains to ensure solutions we are building meet our customers’ needs.
The candidate should be versed in product design and transition of solutions from research to product implementation in the DoD and VA health customer space. The candidate should also be familiar with modernization efforts of Federal Health IT systems from legacy solutions to cloud first solutions. The candidate must have the ability to manage several cross cutting initiatives and work collaboratively across the Sector to continuously improve our processes, talent, and technical solutions with high returns on investment. 
Roles and Responsibilities:

•    Coordinate strategic meetings and communication with DHA and Services customers
•    Lead teams in the design and implementation for advanced system solutions 
•    Lead subject matter experts to provide innovative modernization solutions for existing IT systems
•    Collaborate & lead development of capture and customer proposal collateral and client support
•    Lead efforts to determine systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software and/or cloud compatibilities 
•    Coordinate with information security personnel for compliance with security requirements 
•    Lead teams in addressing and mitigating risk across the portfolio 
•    Provide technical guidance and mentoring for systems engineers, software engineers, and systems architects 
•    Work with customer, users, and other contractors to understand requirements and architect solutions 
•    Facilitate special projects as they proceed through their normal life-cycle, from initiation to closure, using sound project management disciplines, such as Agile methodologies
•    Brief “c-suite” customer executives on solutions and value propositions as necessary 
•    Leverage innovation to decrease solution costs 
•    Provide clear qualitative and quantitative information to teams and stakeholders 

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have one of the following Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with a minimum of 14 years of relevant technical experience -OR-
    • Master’s degree in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 12 years of relevant technical experience -OR-
    • PhD in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 9 years of relevant technical experience
  • Proficient knowledge of the DHA/MHS infrastructure and architecture, DISA enterprise services, and experience deploying applications or IT services in complex DHA environment
  • Proven ability to provide DODAF-compliant designs with working knowledge of different DoD networks and security levels
  • Proven track record in working with strategic growth plans or transformation road maps to deliver new and modern technology solutions and program execution 
  • Experience designing / architecting / transforming enterprise level IT systems including modernization of legacy systems and new implementations
  • Experience writing proposals for Federal Civilian, Health, and/or DoD customers 
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile and DevSecOps implementations
  • Skilled in one or more of the following: SaaS COTS products, AWS/Azure/Cloud Technology, User interface design, BI Reporting, Web services / applications, analytics, big data, database technologies, SQL, DHTML, XML, Cyber Security, DevSecOps, HL7 messaging standards
  • US Citizenship with ability to obtain Secret or higher level Security Clearance 
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands on experience with the MHS architecture, Joint Operational Medicine Information Systems (JOMIS) application, and Defense Health Management Systems (DHMS) data integration and MHS GENESIS implementation
  • Experience with DoD Agile DevSecOps environments such as Kessel Run and PlatformONE
  • Experience with DoD Cloud environments such as milCloud2.0 and cloudONE
  • Experience with DoD Command and Control Systems, Multi-Domain Operations, and Joint All Domain C2 (JADC2) architectures
  • Experience with cross domain solutions and coalition partner networks integration
  • Experience with data analytics tools
  • Existing or Previous Secret or Top Secret Clearance
  • Agile, ITIL, or other industry certifications
  • Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 or higher delivery environment
  • Ability to leverage key company investments against emerging business development opportunities
  • Financial acumen for defending technology investments and strong rates of return
  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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