By Light Professional IT Services

Solution Architect (Secret)

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/15/2020 9:58 AM)
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By Light is hiring a Solution Architect to join our DISA PMO team at our Hanover, MD office. The Solution Architect will function as the Technical Lead and Subject Matter Expert responsible for services, solution architecture and design engineering functions as well as lead Request For Proposals' (RFPs) technical responses. 


This position will also shape the client’s vision and strategy and the development of highly advanced leading-edge technology solutions and concepts with the necessary services to deliver for our customers' spanning networking, mobility, SDN, cloud, cybersecurity and software applications and platforms for automation, analytics and AI.


  • Leads technical responses to customer RFPs (Requests for Proposals).
  • Works and collaborates with By Light sales, program teams and other matrix staff.
  • Designs and provides end-to-end telecommunications and information technology architecture of total enterprise-wide system solutions and services to include: elements of customer requirements gathering, translation of business needs into technical system solutions, architectural design, testing, implementation, documentation and supportability.
  • Develops customer technology solutions using best engineering practices utilizing various industry products and technologies.
  • Leads and coordinates the transition from or transformation of existing networks to new networks and telecommunications design solutions.
  • Provides technical direction and engineering expertise for network and telecommunications systems infrastructure activities, including planning, designing, and implementing communications and network infrastructure requirements.
  • Develops work breakdown structure (WBS) and Level of Effort (LOE) for opportunity captures.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical field desired w/ a minimum 5-10 years of work experience as a technical lead or in a role related to solutions / enterprise architect capacity; mobility and wireline networks, large scale enterprise systems integration, IT Strategy and Management, IT Transformations, and Cloud Architecture.
  • 5 years supporting Enterprise customers or Carrier Companies serving Enterprise companies.
  • High Proficiency in Technical Writing including proposal writing.
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of the telecom, IT infrastructure business.
  • Extensive technical knowledge and working experience in data transport services, technologies – IP, MPLS, Ethernet, OTN, DWDM and SDWAN.
  • Working knowledge of new and emerging technologies such as autonomous networking, SDN, NFV, Cloud, DevOps, SecDevOps and Managed Security Services.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (ex. Excel and word) and
  • Strong interpersonal skills, Strong communicator, Strong presentation skills, knowledge of 'Solutions Selling' basic.
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a dynamic and ambiguous condition.
  • High Proficiency in Technical Writing including proposal writing.
  • Excellent communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher required


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