Vencore Senior Enterprise Architect in Arlington, Virginia


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


The candidate will have relevant experience and recognized community credentials developing mission capability, operational, data, system, and service architectures utilizing relevant architecture modeling techniques (to include both structured and object techniques as represented by IDEF, BPMN, and/or UML notation sets). The candidate will be able to synthesize customer needs and requirements, translating them into architecture tasking for the Architecture team. He/She must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders, customers, operational and technical personnel, and management to implement timely solutions. The selected individual should have demonstrated knowledge of major architecture frameworks (DoDAF, FEAF, Zachman). The Architect shall:

  • Develop an architecture roadmap to achieve the target architecture, consistent with the agency’s vision and mission capability requirements. Align investments and ensure traceability to the agency’s portfolio constructs
  • Develop and integrate DoDAF 2.0 compliant Capability View (CV), Operational View (OV), Data/Information View (DIV), System View (SV), Service View (SvcV), and Standards View (StdV) products
  • Verify that relevant performance Measures of Effectiveness/Measures of Performance (MOEs/MOPs) are allocated throughout the architecture and are useful for analysis and decision support
  • Develop the data management approach consistent with customer objectives and align to overall architecture roadmap
  • Identify system/service interfaces in support of interoperability and integration efforts to include both logical and physical implementation requirements
  • Develop relevant architecture analytics (static and dynamic) supporting AoA trades for transformational initiatives
  • Ensure architecture products and analysis efforts shape emerging requirements
  • Provide architecture support to developer gate review milestones; evaluate developer products for architectural compliance and impacts to the integrated architecture
  • Customize and adapt architecture frameworks and metamodels to be useful/relevant for the customer’s domain
  • Develop and implement methodologies, courseware, standard operating procedures (SOPs), style guides, and presentation material supporting construction and integration of architecture artifacts
  • Provide inputs on existing and emerging tradecraft standards in support of updates to the customer’s standards profile ensuring alignment with the agency’s architectural principles
  • Prepare inputs for operational assessments to determine potential future standards and specifications to be added to the StdV-1, StdV-2 products
  • Facilitate and lead process improvement sessions with senior government, industry, and contractor support subject matter experts (SMEs) across multiple tradecraft domains
  • Provide technical oversight in customizing, administering, and maintaining the architecture tool environment (IBM-System Architect) and Architecture Team Sharepoint sites, to include development of reporting scripts, managing user accounts, allocating proper Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Instance Level Access Control (ILAC), transferring and synchronizing SA objects with DOORS requirements, exchanging and integrating ERwin data models with SA, running maintenance utilities, troubleshooting user/database issues, posting content, and other tasks to meet emerging project needs

Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

  • BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent
  • Enterprise Architecture (EA) Certification by a recognized Government or academic institution
  • 5+ years in enterprise architectures supporting mission critical operational and solution development efforts
  • Demonstrated experience developing/integrating architecture models across the capability, operational, and solution domains to include both structured (functional decomposition) and object techniques
  • Experience using relevant EA tools (IBM-System Architect, CASEWISE, Troux)
  • Application and use of key community reference models (JARM, FEA-CRM)
  • Previous experience leading complex technical teams of architects or engineers
  • Previous experience serving as a primary interface to the government
  • 5+ years combined experience with architecture
  • Excellent facilitation, oral presentation, and writing skills to include model development
  • Demonstrated experience developing activity, process, data, system, service models

Job ID 2018-50489

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Software Architecture

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Secret

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time