Solutions Architect

SPN Solutions Inc. - Falls Church, VA


Solutions Architect

Job Number: 2019-1069

Location: Falls Church, VA

Clearance/Citizenship: Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance/US Citizen (Required)

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Four (4) years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Application Server and services such as IIS, TOMCAT, WebSphere Application Serves, JAVA, etc.
  • Ability to create Data Warehouse and Data Mart design and engineering.
  • Conversant with designing and implementing of application backup strategies.
  • Conversant with designing and implementing data access controls and security configurations.
  • Familiarity with SAP Business Intelligence, SAS, Informatica, etc.
  • Hands on experience supporting Microsoft SQL, Oracle, and IBM DB2 enterprise databases.
  • Hands on virtualization experience (vMware, IBM Power VM).
  • Very strong written and oral presentation skills.
  • Team player.

Required Education:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field of studies and/or greater than four (4) years equivalent experience.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Designing the approach for an optimized total system engineering approach.
  • Monitoring and Supporting of System Engineering activities such as:
  • Reviewing, Constructing, and maintaining related documentation and SOP’s such as the various System documents.
  • Developing system modification and upgrade concepts and requirements.
  • Ensuring that policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Performing system and equipment analysis in order to assess reliability, availability, maintainability and logistical supportability.
  • Ability to perform simulation, software testing, and other software development activities for sub systems that resides within the operations and planning centers.
  • Developing Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) as directed by the customer.
  • Creating Interface Control Documentation (ICD) for interoperability design and assessment.
  • Developing Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP).
  • Performing System Requirement Review (SRR).
  • Supporting Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Reviews (CDR) and Technical Reviews (TRs).
  • Conduct Production Readiness Reviews (PRR) in order to evaluate technical and programmatic material provided in conjunction with the PRR.
  • Acts as key participant in coordinating all aspects of system release lifecycle including network/system environment setup, test and release/deployment activities of a Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) product line.
  • Manage timely resolution of critical and/or complex technical problems within IT platforms and network enclaves.
  • Coordinate with other engineering professionals to provide Enterprise Service technical implementation support in a broad area of technology such as compute and storage (Cloud/Private/Hybrid), virtualization, directory services, enterprise management, cyber, and network routing for multiple client configurations in preparation for Go Live events.
  • Identify business and technical risks, gaps and opportunities effecting the sites “Go Live” event.
  • Validation of technical requirements, system integration, and system interface to include interpretation of documentation and change management requirements.
  • Performing system and equipment analysis in order to assess reliability, availability, maintainability and logistical supportability.
  • Ability to perform simulation, software testing, and other software development activities for sub systems that reside within the operations and planning centers.

Day to Day Support Activities:

  • Support planning, analysis, design, development, testing, integration, and installation activities.
  • Development and review of operational and technical systems specifications and requirements.
  • Design of High Availability (HA) infrastructure, applications, and configurations in a multi-tier network environment.
  • Develop and maintain system architecture models and technical documentations.
  • Analyze engineering plans.
  • Prepare technical documentation on engineering issues.
  • Conduct operational planning for engineering activities.

About SPN Solutions:

SPN Solutions is an 8A Certified (SBA) Small Business that provides IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services to customers in the Defense, Federal Civilian Government and Commercial sectors. Our values are the standards that inform and inspire all our activities and distinguish us as a corporation.

At SPN, we have a corporate culture which fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers. We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values and culture.

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
  • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching
  • Generous vacation and sick leave plan
  • Parental leave plan
  • Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives

SPN Solutions Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. SPN Solutions Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 4 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Falls Church, VA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)