AT&T Lead System and Design Architect (Government) in Oakton, Virginia

The Lead System and Design Architect position will drive technology strategy and execution for advanced technology solutions needed to address customer needs and influence current and future white papers, proposals, projects and contract modifications associated with the suite of classified activities in NS.

This position will help respective Client Executives and Project Managers to shape clients’ visions and strategies while also developing highly advanced/leading edge technology solutions and concepts. The successful candidate will develop and participate in technology strategy sessions with our Federal Government clients, partners and vendors, and deliver executive presentations supporting multiple service technologies (networks, IT, security, data, voice, analytics). The position will be responsible for creating National Security-specific complex designs and solutions incorporating various technologies with deep understanding of mission and classification requirements.

The Lead System and Design Architect will support and integrate solutions across various areas including IP Networking, Network Management, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, cloud computing, and mobility. This position will have various responsibilities including but not limited to the development of: work breakdown structures, solutions that integrate and inter-operate, work statements to partner vendors, solution alternatives, basis of estimates, and proposal/white paper responses.

Candidate needs 15+ years’ experience in a solutions / enterprise architect capacity (network, large scale enterprise systems integration, IT Strategy and Management, IT Transformations, Cloud Architecture, Mobility). Candidate should possess 5+ years in a federally-focused professional services environment (government, integrator, consultant) with demonstrated skills as a technical solutions architecture and an understanding of the federal government business development and sales cycles. Candidate must demonstrate 4+ years’ experience in technology leadership roles and supervising other technologists to include large government contracting implementations. The successful candidate will demonstrate appropriate experience in infrastructure/application architecture, design of complex distributed systems environments, knowledge of security solutions including cloud-based security models, and demonstrated understanding of information security policies, standards, industry best practices, and frameworks. The successful candidate will also demonstrate depth and understanding of the national security organizations, requirements, priorities, and constraints.

A BS in computer science, systems engineering, mathematics, electrical engineering, or related technical discipline is required. Advance degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline is desired. Technical and professional certifications (e.g., CCIE, CISSP, DoD8570, etc.) are desired.

Required Clearance: An active, current Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI access (TS/SCI) and polygraph are required. Applicants with only a CI polygraph will be considered. US citizens only.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V