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Enterprise Solutions Architect, Lead


McLean, VA
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Join MITREs growing Enterprise Strategy and Transformation Technical Center, where you will have opportunities to apply your enterprise transition planning and management or implementation planning expertise to address complex issues of critical national and global significance. We will provide you with challenging opportunities to help customers achieve successful operational transitions or new capability implementations and to apply and expand your skills.

The Enterprise Transition Planning Department focuses on capabilities such as transtioning complex antiquated systems into sleek, effecient user friendly solutions; Enterprise Architecture; Solution Architecture; and Shared Services to support our customers. We typically work on fast-paced projects as leading and contributing members of multi-disciplinary teams from across MITRE.

We are looking for experienced, highly-motivated candidates with expertise in Enterprise Architecture / Solution Architecture, leading large enterprise transformation projects, developing and providing information to decision makers, and developing compelling visualizations to support decision making.

Key Functions:

Applying EA concepts to support the following program management activities: 
  -EA Strategy, development, and operations 
  -Application of EA Frameworks 
  -Identifying and implementing improvement opportunities 
  -Assessing an EA program 
  -Implementing and improving governance of an EA program 
  -Application of a structured methodology to respond to significant internal or

   external changes in the government environment 
  -Determining the value of the EA program to the organization

  -Developing visualizations of information for decisions support
Apply Solution Architecture to enact transformation projects in Agile environments, to include developing conceptual, logical, and physical architectures
Assist government staff in communicating transition benefits and plans to leaders to gain buy-in and approval

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Information Science, Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Management Science, or related disciplines is required

  • Experience in advising, leading, or managing complex projects

  • Ability to establish trusted relationships with MITRE sponsors and act as advisor to senior government staff and executives

  • 10+ years demonstrated experience applying thefollowing capabilities in complex environments:
    -Enterprise Architecture
    -Solution Architecture
    -Systems Architecture
    -Large scale transformation projects
    -Program/project Management
    -Transition Management
    -Operational Concept Development
    -Alternatives Analysis
    -Gap, Impact and Risk analysis
    -Operational and Business Analysis

  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation communications skills


Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in Engineering, Information Science, Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Management Science, or related disciplines desirable
Experience working with multiple Government departments or agencies is preferred, but experience working on transformational projects in other complex environments such as state and local government, non-profit organizations and private sector may be considered

*Candidates holding current/active US Government security clearance(s) are preferred

*Applicants selected for this positon will be subject to a government security investigation and will be considered by MITRE for this positon, must meet government suitability requirements