Architect

TekSynap

Architect

Adelphi, MD
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    TekSynap, a “Fast 50” technology company in the Washington DC area that offers technology solutions to federal, state and local government agencies. We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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    We are seeking an Architect to support our Army Research Library IT Support contract in Adelphi, MD.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Participates in the design, creation, and maintenance of computerized databases.

    • Responsible for the quality control and auditing of Telelogic System Architect (SA) databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.

    • Consults with and advises users on access, works directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage, and directs the maintenance and use of the enterprise architecture encyclopedia.

    • Consults with SA programming personnel to resolve system performance issues.

    • Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of SA.

    • Implements application enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the application.

    • Works with network engineers to schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.

    • Responsible for file maintenance, control, and product support and facilitates change control, problem management, and communication among architects, engineers, and analysts.

    • Establishes and enforces processes to ensure a consistent, well-managed, and well-integrated application infrastructure.

    • Develops appropriate application and process documentation.

    • Expertise with the BEA SA repository and its internal structure, Visual Basic, SA macros, Windows XT server, SQL server, and DoDAF modeling methodology.

    • Has a deep understanding of BTA business transformation and enterprise architecture’s role in it, the BTA organizational structure, and experience in coordinating delivery and publishing of the BEA.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Education level and years of experience: MA/MS and 10 years of experience or BA/BS or 2 Year Tech School with 10 years of experience.

    • Minimum government clearance level: Secret

    COMPETENCIES

    • Establish Focus

    • Change Management

    • Develop Others

    • Oral Communication

    • Written Communication

    • Interpersonal Awareness

    • Build Relationships

    • Analytical Thinking

    • Conceptual Thinking

    • Strategic Thinking

    • Technical Expertise

    • Initiative

    • Foster Innovation

    • Results Oriented

    • Teamwork

    • Customer Service

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Location: Adelphi, MD

    • Type of environment: Office Setting

    • Noise level: Medium - Loud

    • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.

    • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

    Must be a U.S. Citizen

    MAINTAIN A MINIMUM SECRET CLEARANCE

    OTHER DUTIES

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.