Solutions Architect

Location: Laurel, MD
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2015 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Solutions Architect position available in Laurel, MD.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Provide subject matter expertise in the evaluation of system requirements, architectures, models, designs, and release/deployment plans. Assess the operational and functional baselines of an organization and its supporting systems. Provide subject matter expertise in business process modeling and requirements engineering. Assess the current business process and requirements baseline of business customers and solution providers. Engage stakeholders in reviews to build consensus on requirements. Provide subject matter expertise in, but not limited to, System Architecture, System Modeling, Software Development, Systems Integration, Requirements Engineering, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Business Analysis and Technical Analysis.
  • Focused on assessment, elicitation, decomposition and baselining of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Facilitate the elicitation of requirements with business customers, system assessment teams, test teams, etc. to ensure prioritization
  • Determines operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Improves system requirements process by studying current practices; designing and implementing improvements
  • Recommends new or modified controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures.
  • Develop process/control changes by identifying gaps/issues/areas for improvement; writing improved processes.
  • Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget.
  • Provides project management expertise throughout each phase of the project, from planning to closeout.
  • Monitors project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.
  • Maintains system protocols, architecture, requirements, and associated design documents by enforcing traceability, updating procedures, analyzing system and program changes.
  • Prepares technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Required Skills:
  • 10 years or more as a Systems Engineer on Large Scale Mission Critical System of Systems Development and Integration Program
  • Experience working requirements engineering process through full SDLC preferred
  • Experience working with complex systems through the full development life cycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Experience in a fast paced, external facing Customer Support department required
  • Experience with functional and/or technical aspects of enterprise commercial off the shelf software packages and custom development
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships in team environments and with other business organizations
Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 10 years of engineering experience 

  • Public Trust, or must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
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