The MITRE Corporation Lead Enterprise Architect in McLean, Virginia

JobTitle Lead Enterprise Architect

Job Highlights Join MITRE’s growing Enterprise Strategy and Transformation Technical Center, where you will have opportunities to apply your enterprise transition planning and management or implementation planning expertise to address complex issues of critical national and global significance. We will provide you with challenging opportunities to help customers achieve successful operational transitions or new capability implementations and to apply and expand your skills.

The Enterprise Transition Planning and Execution Department focuses on capabilities such as Enterprise Transition Planning and Execution, Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, and Shared Services to support our customers. We typically work on fast-paced projects as leading and contributing members of multi-disciplinary teams from across MITRE.

We are looking for experienced, highly-motivated candidates with expertise in Enterprise Architecture / Solution Architecture, leading enterprise transformation projects, developing and providing information to decision makers, and developing compelling visualizations to support decision making.

Why Should I Consider MITRE?

Working at MITRE at http://www.mitre.org/careers/working-at-mitre

Key Functions

As an Enterprise Architect / Solution Architect, your responsibilities will include one or more of the following activities:

• Developing visualizations of information for decision support

• Applying EA concepts to support the following program management activities:

o EA Strategy, development, and operations

o Application of EA Frameworks

o Identifying and implementing improvement opportunities

o Assessing an EA program

o Implementing and improving governance of an EA program

o Application of a structured methodology to respond to significant internal or external changes in the government environment

o Determining the value of the EA program to the organization

• Apply Solution Architecture to enact transformation projects in Agile environments, to include developing conceptual, logical, and physical architectures

• Assist government staff in communicating transition benefits and plans to leaders to gain buy-in and approval

• Act as a thought leader in the advancement of Enterprise Architecture within MITRE and across Government, Industry, Academia, and Professional Societies

Location VA: McLean Campus

Required Skills:

• Demonstrated experience in applying one or more of the following capabilities in complex environments:

o Enterprise Architecture

o Solution Architecture

o Systems Architecture

o Large scale transformation projects

o Program/project Management

o Transition Management

o Operational Concept Development

o Alternatives Analysis

o Gap, Impact and Risk analysis

o Operational and Business Analysis

• Experience in advising, leading or managing complex projects

• Ability to establish trusted relationships with MITRE sponsors and act as advisor to senior government staff and executives

• Excellent written, oral, and presentation communications skills

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and, to be considered by MITRE for this position, must meet government suitability requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Engineering, Information Science, Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Management Science, or related disciplines desirable

• Experience working with multiple Government departments or agencies is preferred, but experience working on transformational projects in other complex environments such as state and local government, non-profit organizations and private sector may be considered

• Candidates holding current/active US Government security clearance(s) are preferred.

Minimum Education/ Experience BS and 8 years related experience.

Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to xx % of the time as well as some local travel.

Clearance Suitability (Govt Background Investigation)

Clearance Statement

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and, to be considered by MITRE for this position, must meet government suitability requirements.

Relocation Assistance Provided No

Career Level Experienced

Professional Area Engineering

Req ID 29104BR