Overall Assignment Description:The Data Architect will serve as a member of the N2W Active IT and project team, providing systems engineering, network engineering, and project management expertise. The Data Architect will support the overall goals/ objectives of the N2W IT Program, specifically, assist in developing the overall design of the N2W' s data and technology centers supporting the delivery of the N2W Active IT architecture components. The Data Architect will support the overall design and development requirements of the N2W's data and technology center capability, and conducting and refining network assessments and operations to the N2W facilities. The Data Architect will perform studies to support the N2W Program Office. The Data Architect will act as a technical point of contact for many of the N2W studies, work with other teams to complete studies / research and develop requirements in support of new technology center N2W capabilities. As a member of the N2W team the Data Architect will be responsible for assessing future IT capabilities such as secure wireless, zero-client, multi-level security, IoT, an cloud solutions, to include business processes and cases for the NGA organization. The Data Architect will work side-by-side with contractor and government personnel to ensure issues are addressed. The environment is a multi-contractor program; therefore, candidates should be comfortable working with a diverse set of contractors and all grades of customer personnel.
Duties:Support data center engineering aspects of the N2W Project including, identify, manage, and resolve specific technical requirement issues, perform analysis of alternatives (AoA) and develop roadmaps and engineering assessments. Assist the government in developing policies and procedures to build, maintain and leverage the data model to support the delivery of the GEA, As-ls, and To-Be architectures. Assist in the coordination of technology center plans and requirements with NGA transport and data center leads, to include relevant IC/DoD partners (such as ODNI, DISA and DTRA). Plan and execute technology center operations, assessments, and surveys using COTS, GOTS, and customer developed survey tools. Provide engineering support to include assessing data center technology and other network related engineering. Assist in the development of mitigation
Skills and Experience:Required: