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CACI International Portfolio Architect in Alexandria, Virginia

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CACI is currently looking for a Portfolio Architect with agile methodology experience to join our BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge Information Technology) Agile Solution Factory (ASF) Team supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the BEAGLE ASF Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP agents and officers are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

What you’ll get to do:

Serves as Portfolio Architect providing high-level architectural and software engineering expertise to managers and technical staff.

  • Responsible for technical activities associated with delivery of customer-defined systems and software projects

  • Champions all aspects of the enterprise architecture function including architectural standards, governance processes, and provides the vision to explore and effectively utilize emerging technologies

  • Collaborates with end user facing teams to define technology migration strategies and approaches

  • Performs Architecture reviews as required, ensuring initiatives are aligned with future state

  • Architecting solutions in a Multi-Tenant Cloud Architecture that will support legacy .NET, Java, and COTS client/server applications

  • Advocates effective architectural designs and optimizes current architecture and processes

  • Identifies risks, opportunities, compliance issues or other architectural concerns

  • Ensures that appropriate resources are brought to bear on complex production issues affecting enterprise applications

  • Active participation in Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases

  • Analyzing project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving schedule, technologies, methodologies, tools and solution components

  • Responsible for defining the baseline and direction of a Product baseline (Architecture, COTS, Application, Infrastructure, etc)

  • Manage and define Technical Build & Deployment Requirements.

  • Act as a champion of DevSecOps and Test automation within a product team.

  • Develop product teams technical skills through mentoring, coaching, and peer reviews.

  • Define and oversee technical and agile best practices within the team

  • Technical Best Practices

  • Review Cybersecurity Assessments and Static Code Analysis of developed software to define remediations and improve software quality.

  • Define product Smoke-Test cases to ensure automated deployment tests encapsulate necessary tests to ensure successful performance

You have:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria will include but not limited to:

  • 3-year check for felony convictions

  • 1-year check for illegal drug use

  • 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

  • 5-10 years of IT and IT Management experience related to the role

  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Experience acceptable in lieu of degree.

  • Strong software development background with least five (5) years of IT experience related to the role

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience in incremental software development projects such as the Agile Scrum approach

You are good at:

  • Expertise with multi-tiered application architectures, including Oracle RDBMS, and legacy systems modernization

  • Experience in systems development, systems integration, application design and/or legacy

  • Experience in .NET, Java, Web Services, Microservices & client/server architecture

  • Experience in the agile management framework

  • Effectively resolve problems and roadblocks as they occur, consistently following through on details while driving innovation as well as issue resolution

  • Collaborate with Developers, Program Managers, Testers, and Production Support Engineers to implement innovative technical solutions via iterative approach reducing time to delivery

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong written and verbal communication skills and work ethic; self-starter

Bonus would be having:

  • Experience in Continuous integration, Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) as well as SecDevOps processes and tools

  • Experience with implementing or migrating to a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) environment

  • Previous experience as an Enterprise-level architect

  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas

  • Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting creativity, and resourcefulness

Job Location

US-Alexandria-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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