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Solution System Architect, Veterans Affairs

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Knowledge & Experience:
  • 15 years of IT experience
  • Demonstrated success as a Software/Systems Architect, showing a track record of planning, designing, and implementing large software systems
  • Experience with Enterprise security solutions
  • Experience with modeling and modeling tools
  • Experience designing large systems with multiple internal and external interfaces using varied interface methods
  • Experience with designing and defining data standards for data elements, data flows and data transformation
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience
  • Extensive coding and unit testing experience Java, .Net
  • Git, Docker, Maven, Jira, CI/CD
  • Oracle and Postgres databases
  • AWS Cloud
  • Data transformation across systems
  • Experience designing systems that comply with government security and privacy requirements
  • Responsible for supporting the transitioning from an Agile state to SAFe
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and client-facing skills with experience interfacing senior government officials
  • Experience developing and reviewing project documentation, such as System Design Documents
  • Familiarity with client specific solution components, such as Defense Medical Logistics Standard Solution (DMLSS), Military Health Services (MHS) GENESIS, LogiCole, Cerner Millennium and/or InterSystems (HealthConnect/IRIS/HealthShare), would be helpful

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline (or Bachelors Degree w/10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Have or Obtain For Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect (Professional) or DevOps Engineer (Professional)
  • Have or Obtain For Microsoft Azure Government (MAG) Azure Solutions - Architect (Expert) or Azure DevOps Engineer (Expert)
  • Must be Certified SAFe Architect (ARCH)
  • Must be able to achieve a moderate (Tier 2) VA position of trust.


This role will serve as part of the team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the implementation, integration and sustainment of a fully integrated supply chain solution that provides the full spectrum of medical logistics. The Supply Chain delivers clinical care to Veterans by managing the logistics and flow of supplies and equipment. Supply Chain Management (SCM) ensures that the right equipment and supplies are available when needed, and the Supply Chain Management Product Line (SCM PL) encompasses the activities to procure resources, manage supplies, and deliver goods and services to providers and patients.

This team will be focused on implementing a scalable to support accelerated site deployment, while at the same time supporting integration with additional VA systems and sustainment of current integrations.

The team will have a blend of specific expertise and experience in SAFe Agile, Product Management, Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps), engineering, and Data Migration.

The Solution System Architect/Engineer has extensive experience in the coordination of program and project leaders to identify requirements for system architecture. This individual will oversee the development team, manage the full life cycle of the software development process and has thorough knowledge of a variety of programming languages and logic.

  • Extensive experience in taking program requirements and can create an architecture vision having experience in high volume and high availability networks and systems.
  • Experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices.
  • Possess an expert understanding of the as-is architecture of all systems in the program
  • Possess knowledge of VA Enterprise Architecture objectives and ensure the program is in alignment
  • Review Technical Reference Model (TRM) to ensure all system elements are approved and design architecture that ensures continued compliance
  • Blueprint, design, trace, validate and document the to-be state of the system with user input
  • Create system designs that include system schematics, including system and subsystem performance-based descriptions and key interfaces between them, and interfaces to the existing software interfaces
  • Ability to work with a blended team of system administrators, network administrators, 3rd party engineers and VA staff to achieve solution objectives.
  • Capable of rolling up the sleeves and working with 3rd party engineers to deploy, configure and test enterprise solution.
  • Create the following architecture artifacts: design simulations, conceptual diagrams, and working reference models

For Colorado Residents
Colorado Salary Minimum: $114,524.80 Colorado Salary Maximum:$244,816.00 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-10-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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