Solutions Architect (Remote Option)

  • Metric5,
  • Arlington, VA
  • 2 weeks ago
Agile, Amazon Web Services, Architecture, Automation, Business development, Cloud architecture, Continuous integration, Docker, Continuous delivery, Consulting, IT strategy, Infrastructure, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Government, OpenShift, PaaS, Proposal writing, Puppet, Software architecture, Senior management, Solution architecture, Software development
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

About Metric5

Metric5 is a small business with big company benefits. We have a passionate team of smart,
fun, caring professionals, and we are here for the long haul. Join our close-knit growing team in
a business where your contributions make an enormous impact. Our organization offers a
comprehensive employee benefits package, continuous professional development, with a best
in class company culture that is enjoyable to work in and supports the growth of each of our

Metric5 is currently seeking a Solutions Architect that will take a leadership role within the company
supporting business development activities, corporate growth, and delivery.
The ideal architect will have a breadth of expertise across Agile methodologies, DevSecOps, cloud
engineering, and automation tools, with at least 3 years of experience in an architecture role. You
will be the technical strategy lead for Metric5 bids and proposals, identifying and selecting the best
technical solutions and approaches to meet proposal requirements. You will also work directly with
Metric5 executive leadership to guide strategic growth for software development services, identifying
solutions, building teams, and enhancing Metric5 capabilities. You will assume thought leadership
and advisory roles assisting delivery teams to ensure we are providing innovative and effective
solutions for our customers.

Required Skills:

  • 10 years of experience in software development environments
  • 3 years of experience in solution architecture roles including cloud and on-prem solution architecture roles
  • 3 years of experience with cloud architecture such as AWS, Azure, and Google
  • 3 years of experience with Agile and Lean philosophies
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration techniques with a variety of application architectures
  • 2 years of DevSecOps experience with exposure to tools such as Git, Concourse, Jenkins, Maven, Elastic Stack, SonarQube, Fortify, Sysdig, and ThreadFix
  • 2 years of experience of working with major Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions such as OpenShift, Heroku, and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
  • 2 years of experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • 2 years of experience with Terraform, Chef, Puppet, BOSH, or related automation / orchestration tools
  • Ability to research and make recommendations on software products and services to support software development engagements
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must have experience developing technical content for proposals and responding to technical requirements in RFPs and RFIs
  • Must have experience conducting solutioning sessions to support proposals

Desired Skills:

  • Experience coaching teams to respond to government technical coding challenges
  • Has one (1) or more examples of successfully leading cloud or infrastructure engineering teams to transform waterfall-based programs through the adoption of Agile and Continuous Delivery best practices.
  • Has one (1) or more examples of successfully transforming large-scale legacy data center or on premise infrastructure to a modern cloud native application architecture

 Education: Bachelors in a Technical Discipline – Computer Science, Mathematics, or
equivalent technical degree (Desired not required)

Years of Experience: 10 years of experience or more

Clearance: Must be a United States Citizen and able to obtain a security clearance for this
government position.

Our benefits include

  • Health & Dental Insurance 100% of individual coverage paid for by the company
  • Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with company match (employees are immediately vested)
  • Paid Vacation 
  • 8 Paid Holidays per year (plus 2 paid floating holidays)
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Employee bonuses
  • Professional Development reimbursement program
  • Tuition Assistance Program

Metric5 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will
receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran
status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex,
sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Metric5’s commitment to
diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term
unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.

Dice Id : 91102443
Position Id : 6584974
Originally Posted : 11 months ago
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