System Architect
Bethesda, MD 
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Job Duties:

  • Serves as chief engineer of system and server architecture projects for all projects being evaluated, maintained, or updated by the department.
  • Provides expert analysis, recommendations, and consultation on system infrastructure solutions.
  • Participates in a multi-disciplinary team to provide guidance and design for all new technology/solutions.
  • Provides in-depth technical and systems consultation to ensure alignment with the Enterprise Architecture.
  • Develops and maintains systems/solutions architecture roadmap based on business strategic initiatives.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of emerging technologies, including Virtualization, Cloud Computing, SaaS, and more. Maintain a thorough understanding on DoD Information Assurance standards and apply appropriately in the evaluation of technical solutions.
  • Provide consultation and support in all aspects of projects involving virtual server consolidation, design and implementation. Support the organization with the design, testing, monitoring, and change management activities related to system and server architecture.
  • Provide guidance and training to departmental engineers, functional analysts, project managers, stakeholders and more related to applicable technical projects.
  • Contribute to process improvement activities and methodologies within the department, including documenting policies, procedures, implementation plans, and more.
  • Design, build and maintain departmental equipment including, but not limited to, internet ISP connection, firewall, router, switch, compute, storage, virtualization and Cloud VPC.
  • Expertise in infrastructure technologies including, but not limited to, compute technologies, virtualization technologies, block/file storage devices, hyper-converged infrastructure, and Disaster Recovery planning and design.
  • Advanced understanding of the industry, market segment, and emerging technologies.

Required Skills


  • 6+ years of system architecture and engineering experience, in a DoD space preferred
  • VCP certification, or equivalent experience
  • Four-year degree
  • Secret clearance required
  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements

Job Location
Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Position Type
Afognak Native Corporation, Alutiiq LLC and their subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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