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Director of Solutions Architecture

Director of Solutions Architect

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology’s FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.  

The Director of Solutions Architect  will be responsible for providing expert advice on solution/application design, development, implementation and support of business solutions using various technologies including web, mobile, cloud, and open source. The candidate should possess a demonstrated breadth of knowledge across various enterprise solutions/ technology stacks and ability to provide guidance to diverse stakeholders and external vendors.

  • Conduct architectural and engineering review of proposed IT investments/solutions to determine the strategic alignment and technical soundness.
  • Provide technical recommendations to senior executives to assist the decisions on proposed IT investments/solutions.
  • Offer expert advice on application solutions including assisting with planning and architectural design, development, and resolution of technical issues.
  • Develop and improve guidelines and criteria for the review of proposed IT solutions.
  • Support risk identification and mitigation process and provide issue management recommendations as required.
  • Independently perform trade studies, analysis of alternatives, and brief results to senior executives.
  • Serve as a leader, responsible for developing strategic direction and leading and guiding the team toward those goals.
  • Lead all solution engineering for pursuits in support of business development, relationship management and cultivation of program/project opportunities.
  • Demonstrate advanced, collaborative solution engineering skills in leading solution development, technical presentation to customers and partners, and proposal development. Determine, guide and provide strategic vision in the qualification of opportunities.
  • This will all be accomplished through an expert understanding of customer’s challenges and solutions to those challenges, the execution of the programs/projects, the ability to collaborate and facilitate with numerous internal and external stakeholders.  Ultimately the position will ensure full value solution delivery to our customers.

Required Education/ Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in an IT and/or management related field
  • 15 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and professional experience

Location: Corporate Headquarters - Rockville, MD

Compensation

TISTA seeks to fill this position with an exceptionally talented and self-motivated individual. Salary is commensurate with experience. TISTA has highly competitive benefits, excellent development opportunities, and a great working environment

Equal Opportunity Statement

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are proud of our diverse team, are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Protected class. We are proud of our diverse team, are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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