Expert Technical Systems Architect

Job Locations US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2022 10:22 AM)
Service Delivery (Health, Digital, Communications, & Mission Support)

Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a dedicated, forward looking Expert Technical Systems Architect to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This individual will work with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), VA Central Office (VACO) or the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to support the administration's mission with activities such as: project, product and product line management; moving from waterfall management processes to Agile and Scaled Agile practices; and from stove-piped development, delivery and operations processes to DevSecOps best practices such as Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). We are seeking individuals committed to delivering and improving quality services to Veterans. 



Primary Responsibilities

An Expert Technical Systems Architect has extensive experience in the design and development of Client Server and Web Enabled Corporate applications including network topology. Must be well versed in Object Oriented tools and techniques. Must have thorough knowledge of data modeling skills using automated tools. Must be proficient in some or all responsibilities:


  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to architectural solutions. 
  • Ensure alignment of solutions with business and IT goals / objectives. 
  • Identify and quantify scope and impact of Business requirements and changes on systems. 
  • Incorporate software and system architecture (e.g., infrastructure, network) into conceptual designs for highly scalable and performing solutions. 
  • Provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps while driving enterprise recommendations and ensuring adherence to established standards and practices including the development of standards and practices where they may not yet exist. 




Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or Other Engineering or Technical Discipline is required. 
    (10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)  
  • 10 years related experience required.
  • Extensive experience in the design and development of Client Server and Web Enabled Corporate applications including network topology.  
  • Must be well versed in Object Oriented tools and techniques.  
  • Must have thorough knowledge of data modeling skills using automated tools. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance. 
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. 



Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment. 
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings. 
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran populations.  



About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We’re advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.


We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.


Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.




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