Chief Architect in Annapolis Junction, MD at Maximus

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is contingent upon award

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage, lead, coordinate and deliver on all tasks related to a large federal IT program.
- Responsible for the overall delivery of all IT tasks and solutions on the program and will do so in coordination with the Program Manager and technical project managers.
- Manage and provide technical guidance as applicable across the program and be open to provide hands-on support as needed.
- Identify and establish program objectives with close coordination with the agency stakeholders on a yearly basis.
- Identify, track and manage project risks, communications, plans, and resources while providing weekly and monthly status updates to both the customer and corporate.
- Work closely with the technical project managers on a day-to-day basis to understand and guide technology solution architecture, design and implementation.
- Work closely with the infrastructure support team to ensure optimal system configuration, performance and reliability to meet established Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
- Coordinate project activities with agency stakeholders and other designated systems integrators, as required, to plan and execute on defined program objectives.
- Work closely with project teams to help identify issues and risks while providing potential solutions and mitigation plans.
- Provide management of project resources including tracking and resolving resource issues and concerns.
- Provide customer management support to include tracking and addressing customer requests related to program objectives.

Minimum Requirements:
- Typically requires an advanced technical degree and a minimum of 15 years of related experience in progressively responsible positions.
- Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles.
- Exercises independent judgement in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
- Creates formal networks involving coordination amount groups.


IT Infrastructure O&M experience (Servers, Application O&M, Network, DevOps, Private Cloud, Data Center Operations)

IT INF Architect Exp – 10+ years

ITIL Certification

Preferred experience in DHS

US Citizenship

Demonstrated success in major technology innovation engagements for enterprise clients running Data Center or INF O&M Program

Experience translating organizational business and architectural needs into requirements, logical and physical designs, and service deployments.

MAXIMUS Introduction
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
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