Full Job Description
Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.
Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.
We are seeking a Software Architect to support the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (OSD-CAPE) with experience serving as the technical architect for developing and employing complex technology implementations. This position is located in the Washington/Northern Virginia area.
Serves as the manager of complex technology implementations, with an eye toward constant reengineering and refactoring to ensure a parsimonious system solution.
Understands the open source community and is able to leverage open-source software to deploy systems on platform-as-a-service provider.
Architects the overall system, by using prototyping and proof of concepts, which may include modern programming languages and web frameworks, modern frontend web programming techniques and frameworks, relational databases and non-relational databases, automated configuration management, continuous integration and deployment, and continuous monitoring solutions.
Uses version control systems to ensure strategic alignment of technical design and architecture. Decomposes business and system architecture to support clean interface multi-team development.
Clearly communicates and works with stakeholders at every level. Possesses appropriate certifications required for the implementation of the contractor’s proposed technical solution.
Works with DoD business and financial management source data systems.
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
SECRET clearance or higher
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology or software development-related field from an accredited institution with eight years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum 5-years’ experience performing frontend development tasks
Capable communicator both verbally and in writing
Expert in utilizing Microsoft tools including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint
Must be US Citizen
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
Experience working with DoD or US Army programs
Experience leading / managing like programs
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department.
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.