Application Advisor

Perspecta - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)3.6


Every day at Perspecta, we
enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important
work. We’re a company founded on a
diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never
stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers,
investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative
solutions. We continually push
ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.
To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative
ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S.
government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state
and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not
only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to
create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.
Perspecta’s talented and
robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s
make an impact together.

Persepcta has an immediate need for
an Application Advisor with a Secret Clearance in Herndon, VA.

Job Description:
Senior Application Advisor and Transformation lead and supports selling,
solutioning, and delivery of Application Transformation to Cloud, Application
Modernization, Applications Rationalization, DevOps and Agile Methodologies
capability. The Application Advisor is an expert in the DevOps, Agile, Apps
Transformation to Cloud (AWS/Azure), Apps Modernization (Re-architecture,
Re-factor, Rehost, Replace, etc.) and Apps Rationalization services -
specifically being able to define business and technology solutions for clients
from this domain. Candidate needs to perform as a trusted advisor and develop
relationships with clients to drive applications business and technical
capability. Develop and maintain an expert level understanding of the Apps to
Cloud/AMod /SOA/ Apps Rat/DevOps offering and capabilities. Candidate requires strong knowledge of cloud, micro-services,
DevOps/Agile, Application Architectures capability required to migrate
application workloads to new environments. Lead and support selling, solutioning, and delivery of Application
Transformation to Cloud, Application Transformation/Modernization, DevOps
consulting projects, and quality reviews of transformation solutions Advise clients in implementation of DevOps and Agile strategies Shapes and directs proposals describing the solution and the associated
value proposition around Application Transformation and Modernization Provide technical leadership to engagements and develops detailed
technical solution content and estimates Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on as-is and/or to-be technical
environment to architect overall strategy for a transformation initiative and
overall transformation/modernization strategy Advise on modernization best practices and niche providers in the as-is
technical environment Lead and advise board level visioning sessions providing thought leadership,
strategies and implementation plans to client Develop and manage relationships across the whole client base,
discussing benefits and value at board level Shapes deals based on business benefit to client rather than actual cost
to complete (value based pricing) identifying risk/reward opportunities and
developing business cases to work with clients in new and different ways to
mutual benefits Drives key meetings and workshops to achieve the outcomes within the
deadline and understands and utilizes the full range of facilitation methods
and tools to run effective events Advises at board level on Management of Change (MOC) strategies and
implementation plans and consults on governance, strategy and transformation-
not just operations Builds and maintains significant alliances and support across the
client's business leads complex MOC initiatives Consults and shapes development of the client's approach to identifying
and managing risks and assumptions and for realizing benefits at a department
level Ensures knowledge capture sessions are arranged and executed building
HPE consultant collateral Balances long-term investments against profitability. Is a leader in the
business planning process Assures that correct team
is assembled for the engagement Job Qualifications/Requirements:

Must have a DoD security clearance; Minimum Secret clearance

Application Transformation experience in transforming legacy systems to new cloud and/or target architecture (e.g. to Java and/or .NET environments – JEE preferred)

Extensive application lifecycle methodology experience specifically Agile/SCRUM with DevOps

Experience with DevOps tools and frameworks through plan, define, build, test, release and deploy process

Application development experience in mainframe and midrange environment

Previous project technical leadership and Technical consulting

Complex application project solutioning and estimating

Strong Enterprise and Application Architecture experience including: EA methodologies (e.g. DODAF, TODAF) and application architecture including - application servers (JEE, .NET), Integration Servers (Enterprise Service Bus), web servers, rules engines, reporting/BI and COTS packages.

Strong communication skills and technical writing - proposals and statements of work

Previous experience working with C level customers

Previous knowledge and experience with legacy languages (e.g. COBOL, etc..) and new technologies (Java, .NET)

Strong understanding of cloud capability (IAAS, PAAS, SAAS) and approaches of transforming applications to the cloud specifically to commercial cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure, etc.)

EEO Tagline: Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories